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Icon of the event Cultural Hot Spot: Mural Design
Ongoing event running from Mon Apr 13, 2015 - Mon Jun 08, 2015
Eatonville

Eatonville Library is partnering with Arts for Children and Youth for a special 8 week long mural designing program. Participants will design and create murals that will be displayed on TTC buses around Toronto! For more info...

Icon of the event Homelands: Origami with John Jay Guppy
Sat May 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Agincourt

Come celebrate Asian Heritage Month with us by learning how to fold various Origami crafts with John Jay Guppy! Materials will be provided. In the rotunda. Drop in, all ages welcome.

Icon of the event Homelands: A Culinary Journey Through China
Sat May 30, 2015 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Agincourt

Discover the history of Chinese food with Professor Leo Chan from Humber School of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism. Learn about various ingredients, tools used in preparation and Chinese traditions....

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Watch a feature movie at the library. Space is limited. First-come, first-served. Free tickets distributed 15 minutes before the show.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 30
Sat Jun 13
Icon of the event 100 in 1 Day Toronto 2015
Sat Jun 06, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Riverdale

What if hundreds of people put into place the projects and changes they want to see in their city all on one day? That is the goal of 100 in 1 Day, a festival of civic engagement where people create small-scale improvements i...

Icon of the event The Future of Chinese Culture in Canada
Thu Jun 18, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Agincourt

As Chinese living in Canada, did you ever wonder how to be Chinese in Canada? What does Chinese culture mean to you, your family, your kids and your relation with the society we are living in? How do you bridge the gap? Do yo...

Icon of the event National Aboriginal Day: We Keep The Stories
Sun Jun 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Take part in a traditional round dance led by the Smoke Trail Singers and several members of the powwow community in full regalia. With library Aboriginal writer in residence...

Icon of the event Secret Pathway to Chinese Culture
Sat Jun 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Agincourt

Chinese culture is endlessly fascinating, rich and diverse. In this talk, Professor Ka Tat Tsang, Director of China Project at the University of Toronto, will introduce Chinese culture to English speaking cultural enthusiasts...

Icon of the event Brazil - Artscapes: Structures and Colours
Tue Jul 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Bienal de São Paulo was founded in 1951 and is the second oldest art biennial in the world. It has made contemporary art known in Brazil, and further established São Paulo as an international art centre. The international...

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Bring a friend or just come by yourself and enjoy movies at the library. This is a drop-in program on a first-come, first-serve basis. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 11
Sat Jul 25
Sat Aug 08
Sat Aug 22