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Icon of the event Mystic Drumz
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

A hands-on drum circle full of music and rhythm. Each participant receives an instrument and instructions on how to play it.

Icon of the event March Break Family Film
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Title to be announced on a later date.

Icon of the event Katori Shinto Ryu Demonstration
Mon Feb 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for a demonstration of the techniques of Katori Shinto Ryu performed by Toronto Kenjutsu. Katori Shinto Ryu is a Japanese style of swordsmanship practiced since 1460 AD. It is considered the most ancient of all the ma...

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies - Black History: Motherland
Thu Feb 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Beautifully crafted and breathtaking in both scope and impact, it's Africa as you have never seen it before! From the same producers of "500 Years Later", Motherland [Enat Hager] is directed by Owen Alik Shahadah, and conside...

Icon of the event Black History Month Special: Afro Fusion Dance Workshop - CANCELLED
Mon Feb 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join dancer and choreographer Nadine Brown for an Afro fusion dance class which includes dance forms that involve African Technique and urban African dances such as Azonto and Makosa. Working with upbeat music such as Afro b...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film:  Storks
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages. But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby. Rated PG

Icon of the event Gumboots
Tue Feb 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Celebrate Black History Month with an introduction to the origins and basics of South African Gumboot dance! Dancer and Choreographer Just Aissi will lead and demonstrate how the boots and body parts are used to create rhythm...

Icon of the event Island in the Sun: Barbados in Song with Roger Gibbs
Fri Feb 03, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Barbadian folk songs and a slide show look at the island's history and its people, superstitions and life.

Icon of the event Gumboots
Thu Feb 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Celebrate Black History Month with an introduction to the origins and basics of South African Gumboot dance! Dancer and Choreographer Just Aissi will lead and demonstrate how the boots and body parts are used to create rhythm...

Icon of the event Michelle Jean: A Woman of Purpose and Ninth Floor
Wed Feb 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us at the library for a short film festival in honor of Black History Month. The National Film Board of Canada presents: Michaelle Jean - A Woman of Purpose and Ninth Floor. Drop in, no registration required.