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Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy: The Art of Virtue
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Explore the Art of Virtue through a hands-on meditative experience with Chinese calligraphy. This workshop focuses on expressing harmony and beauty, a practice that can be carried through to all aspects of life. All levels a...

Icon of the event Spirit of Africa
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Get ready to move! This two hour workshop will consist of a series of movements, songs and drum rhythms from different parts of West Africa, followed by a lesson of a popular African dance.

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....

Icon of the event Ladies and Gentlemen...Leonard Cohen
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Location: Northern District

Seen here reading his poetry to a rapt audience, this informal portrait of Montreal poet, novelist and songwriter, Leonard Cohen is a touching snapshot of him relaxing with family and friends, and spending time on his own....

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 09
Icon of the event 12th Annual Storytelling Night
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us in the heart of Little India for an evening of oral storytelling told by both experienced and emerging storytellers. Stories will be family-friendly and selected from various cultures....

Icon of the event Make a Film in a Day with TIFF
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

This workshop encourages students to experience the art of filmmaking first-hand. Working collaboratively under the guidance of TIFF's pros, they will write, pitch and shoot a short film....

Icon of the event Danny - Canadian Documentary Film
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Known as a fighter, charismatic leader and unflinching former Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, Danny Williams (Premier from 2003 to 2010) built a legacy of being the most popular - and controversial - Canadian politician...

Icon of the event Canadian Dinosaurs with Club Rex
Wed Aug 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Join Club Rex as they introduce kids to amazing dinosaur discoveries found in our very own country! Fossils, museum-quality dinosaur casts, and original pieces will bring a sense of wonder and excitement in this fun, interac...

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club - Where the wild things are
Wed Jul 26, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Report on a book. And then watch the puppet version of Maurice Sendak's Where the wild things are and make a little monster of your own to take home. Drop-in.