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Icon of the event Poetry Night with Lilly Barnes: Journey of a Life Lived in Turbulent Times
Thu Apr 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

Celebrate National Poetry Month with an evening of poetry and music at Palmerston Library Theatre with Canadian poet and author Lilly Barnes who will read from her new book "Journey" (Inanna Publications, 2014). Book signing ...

Icon of the event Introduction to Baroque Music with Patricia Ahern, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
Fri Mar 27, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Enjoy a delightful evening of 17th and 18th century music as explained with demonstrations by a violinist from Canada?s premiere Baroque ensemble. Please call 416-395-5639 to register for this free program.

Icon of the event Wedgwood: Artistry and Innovation
Thu Mar 12, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Josiah Wedgwood I (1730-1795) was one of the most successful entrepreneurs of the Industrial Revolution. Since 1759, Wedgwood ceramics have constantly evolved to appeal to changing needs and tastes. An identification clinic f...

Icon of the event Family Night Puppet Show
Tue Feb 10, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Long Branch

Cinderella: celebrate Valentine's Day with a retelling of this classic fairy tale. Free tickets available in person 30 minutes before the performance. For children 4 years and up.

Icon of the event What Makes Music Great?
Thu May 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

We hear great orchestral masterpieces all the time ? in the concert hall, at the movies, on TV, in video games, and on the radio. The Toronto Symphony has invited engaging music expert Rob Kapilow to lead you on a discovery o...

Icon of the event Family Night Puppet Show
Tue May 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Long Branch

The Three Little Pigs: Join us for this classic fairy tale about three pigs and a very naughty wolf. Free tickets available 30 minutes before the performance. For children 4 years and up.

Icon of the event The Music of China, Brilliant and Accessible
Thu May 21, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Enjoy an inspiring evening with Pingxin Xu, dulcimer player extraordinaire accompanied by Xiaoyun Miao, educator and pipa virtuoso. They will demonstrate traditional music as well as a variety of styles from China?'s varied ...

Icon of the event Riverdale Arts and Letters Club
Wed May 20, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Riverdale

Historian and animal advocate Elizabeth Abbott will launch her new book, Dogs and Underdogs: Finding Happiness at Both Ends of the Leash. Presentation, reading and book signing. All welcome, no registration required.

Icon of the event Monthly Movie Night at Palmerston Theatre
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Palmerston

Watch a free monthly movie on a big screen in the air-conditioned Palmerston Library Theatre - enjoy a new or classic title. For more information, please call 416-393-7680....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 19
Thu Mar 26
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Icon of the event National Canadian Film Day:  Men with Brooms
Wed Apr 29, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

Come and celebrate National Canadian Film Day with a screening of the classic Canadian curling comedy, "Men with Brooms." The film stars Paul Gross and Leslie Neilsen.Directed by Paul Gross. Rating: AA. To register and for mo...