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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: The Toronto Zoo visits Gerrard/Ashdale branch
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Rock-a-bye Baby is a popular nursery song and this past year, with the arrival of many special Zoo babies, we?ve been singing a lot at the Toronto Zoo. Announcing ONE polar bear cub; TWO giant panda cubs, THREE baby desert g...

Icon of the event Toronto: Made for the 21st Century
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

From the time of the first peoples, to the energy of today?s ?global village?, Toronto has always been a gathering place ? a place of trade, stabilized by community and endowed with the essential sinews of human hope. Join Da...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gardiner Museum visits Victoria Village branch
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Did you know that clay is a type of soil? You can find it in many places, usually along a river bank or in a stream. Have fun working with our ceramic artists and make a miniature canoe and paddle out of clay. Drop-in.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Spadina Museum visits Evelyn Gregory branch
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Discover 1920s Toronto! Using objects from the collection, staff of Spadina Museum will guide you through an exploration of this interesting time in our history. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Egyptomania: Exploring our Love Affair with Ancient Egypt
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Ancient Egypt has influenced all aspects of modern society from fashion and architecture to our obsession with mummies. Come hear about the discovery of King Tutankhamun, a pyramid built as a residence in Illinois, the restin...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day with us. Enjoy a feature movie! First-come, first-served. Space is limited.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Mackenzie House visits Sanderson branch
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Learn how newspapers and images were created in the 19th century. Print your own souvenir. Call 416-393-7653 or visit the branch to register. Registration starts September 6th.

Icon of the event Culture Days ft. North Indian Classical Dance
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for Culture Days, as Mushtari Afroz and Radhika Kedige lead an interactive dance workshop for all ages! Performers will demonstrate Kathak, a cultural dance from Northern India that draws on both Hindu and Islamic in...

Icon of the event Quintessential Bellydance
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Dancer Evyenia Karmi will offer a glimpse into the exotic world of bellydance. Participants will observe and learn a short choreography with movements from her book, "Quintessential Bellydance". Registration begins Aug. 27t...

Icon of the event Film Thursdays @Danforth/Coxwell
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

June 30-Brooklyn (PG:112min)...


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Thu Sep 29
Thu Oct 27