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Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event Watercolour Workshop
10:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

As part of the East York Cultural Hotspot, artist Stefan Nicoloff will teach you the basics of painting with watercolours. This is a free program. For adults 18 years and older. Registration is required. Please register in pe...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 03
Tue Jul 04
Wed Jul 05
Thu Jul 06
Fri Jul 07
Icon of the event What Makes Toronto a Multicultural City?
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Almost all cities have people of diverse ethnicities living in them. Yet diversity of population alone does not make a multicultural city. The latter comes about with the civil rights and equality of all citizens. In Canada, ...

Icon of the event Accidental Parkland: The Bounty & Burden of Toronto's Ravines - Screening & Talk
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Richview

Accidental Parkland by Dan Berman (2016, Canada, 55 min) is a documentary project on the changing nature and sustained value of Toronto's urban waterways, both the waterfront and ravines. Toronto's most distinctive physical ...

Icon of the event Visions of Turtle Island
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Richview

Tribal Vision Dance presents a vibrant, fun, and high energy multimedia performance with world champion singers and dancers in Powwow & Haudenosaunee styles. All dances and regalia are described for your information as well a...

Icon of the event Henna Design
Sat May 27, 2017 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the library and get a free henna design on your hand. Children under 12 must have a parent/guardian present to receive a henna application.

Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month Author
Wed May 24, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Meet Leslie Shimotakahara, author of After the Bloom, the story of a daughter's search for her missing mother which in turn reveals her family's past in a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War.

Icon of the event Japanese Swordsmanship: Katori Shinto Ryu
Sat May 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

A demonstration and lecture by members of Toronto Kenjutsu, a group devoted to the ancient art of the Japanese sword. The style called "Katori Shinto Ryu" is one of the oldest extant martial arts in the world, designated as a...

Icon of the event Chinese Folktales with Bernice Gei-ying Hune
Thu May 11, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Richview

Born in Toronto, Bernice Gei-ying Hune heard songs and stories in Cantonese that created a magical world of rich traditions. Join us as Bernice brings that tradition alive through her telling of "The Magic Paint Brush," "Gho...

Icon of the event Canadian Arabic Orchestra
Sat May 06, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for an afternoon of music with the Canadian Arabic Orchestra. All ages, registration not required.