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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gardiner Museum visits Pape/Danforth
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Did you know that May is Asian Heritage Month? Visit the library to work with the Gardiner Museum's talented ceramists and learn how to make a dragon or fantastic beast out of clay. Don't forget the scales, claws and whiskers...

Icon of the event Hands-On Calligraphy and Kimono Demonstration
Sat May 14, 2016 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by AJC Association for Japanese Culture, this hands-on workshop provides participants with an opportunity to write Japanese characters on Japanese paper with SUMI ink, as well as a chance to try out the kimono, a Ja...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Museum of Inuit Art visits Evelyn Gregory
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Evelyn Gregory

Get up close and personal with sculptures and cultural items from the Museum of Inuit Art's educational collection. Learn how artists create sculptures and prints. Make your own piece of art to take home with you!

Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month: TABLIX
Thu May 05, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Gurpreet Chana,?The Tabla Guy? presents a groundbreaking fusion of tabla, a classical Indian percussion instrument, technology, and electronic music. Join us in experiencing this new, captivating mode of artistic expression....

Icon of the event Star Wars Party - May the 4th Be With You!
Wed May 04, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Dress up as your favourite Star Wars character (optional) and join us for an evening filled with all things Star Wars - games, activities, and even a contest! Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
Fri Apr 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Port Union

Bring your friends and join us to watch a great movie for the whole family to enjoy. Free admission and you can bring your own refreshments.

Icon of the event Through the Lens
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Evelyn Gregory

This unique and interactive art workshop will be both fun and educational for children and youth. Participants will create their own paintings, as they learn various techniques from emerging local artists. The program will ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 08
Fri Apr 15
Fri Apr 22
Fri Apr 29
Fri May 06
Icon of the event Bruno de la Salle, conteur professionnel
Thu Apr 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
North York Central Library

En collaboration avec le Toronto Storytelling Festival, nous présentons des conteurs de renommée internationale du Canada et d'ailleurs. Bruno de la Salle, un des conteurs les plus connus de France, nous enchantera avec ses c...

Icon of the event Toronto Public Library Comics Jam
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Evelyn Gregory

Write, draw, and make your very own comics with artist Rebecca Roher. Over four sessions, you will learn tips and tricks for how to make comics, read and discuss graphic novels, and create comics stories based on your life an...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 04
Mon Apr 11
Mon Apr 18
Mon Apr 25
Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds Creative Arts Workshop
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Sanderson

Open to children ages 9-12, this free workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity. Working with professional dancers, musicians and authors, workshop participants will be guided through an i...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 14
Tue Mar 15
Wed Mar 16
Thu Mar 17
Fri Mar 18