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Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month Film Screening: Cricket...and the Meaning of Life
Wed May 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Like most boys in his native city of Bombay, filmmaker Sanjay Talreja's childhood was filled with cricket. Once the domain of elite colonials, it became a way of life practically all throughout the British Commonwealth...exce...

Icon of the event Creativity Workshop for Adults
Tue May 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

This workshop is for all adults who have an interest in the creative process. Through creativity exercises and activities such as memoir, creative writing, storytelling and visualization, they will learn practical techniques...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gibson House visits Victoria Village
Sat May 21, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Victoria Village

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 Pride Week Celebration: Stilettos on the Move, a Fashion Show
Tue May 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Have you ever wondered what makes drag performers tick? Watch them strut their stuff and reveal the mystery behind their dazzling personas. Join us for an evening of fashion, fun, and flamboyance!...

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 MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Goldhawk Park
Sat May 14, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Goldhawk Park

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Now is your chance! Come to the library to touch and examine Bata Shoe Museum objects up close while learning the fascinating stories behind the s...

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: Montgomery's Inn visits Jane/Dundas
Sat May 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jane/Dundas

Learn about mid-19th century rural life in Etobicoke with staff from Montgomery's Inn. The workshop will combine storytelling, music and art making.

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 Dying for love in Rossini's Maometto II
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

In one of his most ambitious works, Rossini summons a historical clash between Islam and Christianity to frame the story of a young girl who is forced to make the ultimate choice between love and duty. Join Opera Canada edito...