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Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Charlotte Blake Alston
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

Icon of the event The Girly Show: Burlesque Onscreen
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Set in a burlesque house, the virtuous Judy (Maureen O'Hara) and the brazen Bubbles (Lucille Ball) strike up an intense rivalry after realizing they're after the same man in DANCE, GIRL, DANCE (1940), Dorothy Arzner's hilario...

Icon of the event Lowdown Tracks: A Celebration of Music and Survival
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Lowdown Tracks is a powerful documentary exploring the world of Toronto's homeless musicians. Toronto Reference Library is pleased to present a screening of the film with live performances by some of the film's musicians. A d...

Icon of the event Social Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for a great evening of conversation about any topic of mutual interest, exchange information, experience and knowledge, meet others in the neighbourhood with the same interests, make new friends, and have fun! Every 2...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event Project Grizzly
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

For Troy Hurtubise, building the perfect suit of armor capable of withstanding a grizzly bear attack, has become an obsession. Troy is driven by a one-time encounter with a grizzly bear, and seeks to recreate this experience ...

Icon of the event Palmerston Poetry and Music Salons
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us in the beautiful Palmerston Library Theatre for our monthly Poetry and Music Salons, hosted by local poet and artist Brenda Clews on the last Saturday of the month, 2-4pm. All are welcome for this free event. The salo...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 25
Sat Apr 29
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 24
Icon of the event Looking for funding?  Explore Grant Connect
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Need funding for your charitable community group, arts organization, school, camp, or church group? Grant Connect is an online source of grants and fund information available only through subscription or at the Toronto Publi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 06
Mon Apr 10
Icon of the event Samosa Workshop
Sat May 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Samosas are an Indian pastries served at celebrations. They are sold by street vendors and served as appetizers here in Canada....

Icon of the event Indigenous Voices Rising
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Has success in the Canadian mainstream changed the role Indigenous culture plays within the lives of native communities? This panel discussion celebrates the rise of indigenous culture and considers how success has affected a...

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: 20 Feet From Stardom (2013)
Tue May 09, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. In his compelling new film TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM, award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind som...