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Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Name of the Tree
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Based on the book by Cecilia Lottridge, this Bantu tale follows a group of animals on their quest for food. Ages 5+. Free tickets are given out 30 minutes before the performance. Groups must book ahead.

Icon of the event Long Branch Book Club
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Drop in for a lively discussion of Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones. Help select next years titles.

Icon of the event Maskawisiwin by Rosary Spence
Tue Jun 21, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Celebrated Cree singer, Rosary Spence, will present a performance from her recent musical release, Maskawasiwin. An album infused with the range of Spence's musical abilities, from traditional vocals, to acoustic rhythms, and...

Icon of the event Celebrate Aboriginal History Month: Films
Wed Jun 08, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

From the National Film Board, we present two documentaries: "Inuuvunga" (2004)- I am Inuk. I am alive! featuring eight teens who filmed their coming-of-age stories in an Inuit town showing how hope overcame their struggles; a...

Icon of the event Keep Calm and Colour On
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

Colour your cares away while you enjoy the latest craze of adult colouring. Listen to some interesting library titles on CD or receive an introduction to digital music services like, "Spotify". Be ready to try something new a...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jul 02
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 13
Icon of the event Jewish Music Week: From Kitchen to Carnegie Hall
Thu Jun 02, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Barbara Frum

This event features a lecture from Montreal Women's Orchestra with recorded music. To register, contact Aliza Spiro at 416-638-4492 or email info@jewishweek.com. Location: Room B (3rd floor)

Icon of the event Ballroom Dancing
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

David Outevsky, a highly-respected dancing instructor, will teach you basic Ballroom dancing skills even if you have zero experience. For experienced dancers, it is time to dust off your dancing shoes and enjoy an hour of fa...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 02
Thu Jun 16
Thu Jun 30
Thu Jul 07
Icon of the event Long Branch Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Drop in for a lively discussion of these chosen titles. April: Copernicus Avenue; May: Wild; June: The Ocean at the End of the Lane.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 28
Icon of the event Asian Homeland Festival : Filipino Celebrations & Craft
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

The Filipino Cultural Center presents highlights & festivities which include cultural dancers and music from the Philippines, an opportunity to learn to speak quick Tagalog using popular words and phrases, an all day craft ta...

Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month: Henna Art
Sat May 28, 2016 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Get a free simple henna design on your hand, in celebration of Asian Heritage Month. For all ages. Children under 12 must have a parent/guardian present to receive a henna application. This drop-in program will be held in t...