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Icon of the event Looking for funding?  Explore Grant Connect
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Need funding for your community group, arts organization, school, camp, or church group? Grant Connect is an online source of grants and fund information from 3,000+ Canadian foundations, 400+ corporations and government pro...

Icon of the event French film series
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

French film series

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Aga Khan Museum visits Downsview
Sat Oct 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downsview

Learn about beautiful objects in the Aga Khan Museum Collection and be inspired to create your own art....

Icon of the event The Royal Ontario Museum Presents Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The presentation provides an overview of the dramatic story of this ancient civilization frozen in time. Casts of those lost in the catastrophe are among the exhibition's highlights. The exhibition includes approximately 200 ...

Icon of the event Suzy Lake
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Suzy Lake's retrospective at the Art Gallery of Ontario was one of the highlights of this year. Hear the groundbreaking artist, performer and photographer discuss her career spanning five decades of work....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Gibson House visits Evelyn Gregory
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Evelyn Gregory

Join costumed interpreters from the Gibson House Museum and discover historic toys and games! These hands-on activities are available for everyone to come and play with at the library. Children will also be invited to make a...

Icon of the event Rembrandt:  The Night Watch
Fri Oct 02, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Rembrandt's 1642 group portrait has inspired painters, sculptors, authors, filmmakers - and even a FlashMob. This lecture will explore The Night Watch: the painting itself, its place in the history of Dutch militia portraits...

Icon of the event The Local Dish
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join the City of Toronto's Live Green Toronto team to explore the wonders of cooking, eating & growing local food. Learn about the City's new campaign - The Local Dish - and discover how you can find fantastic new recipes fea...

Icon of the event Gay Nerds with JP Larocque
Mon Sep 28, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

JP Larocque's web series Gay Nerds joins spot on parodies of horror and sci fi classics and with hilarious commentary on the foibles of contemporary queer life....

Icon of the event West African Dance Class
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Eatonville

Take a journey with Coco in this interactive dance class to engage in the reciprocal relationship of the body with rhythms of the drums. All ages and all levels welcome. Drop in.