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Icon of the event The Changing Face of Toronto
Ongoing event running from Sat May 14, 2016 - Sat Jul 23, 2016
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A glimpse into the daily lives of the people of Toronto through compelling photographic portraits curated from the Toronto Public Library?s Toronto Star Photograph Archive and the Canadian Documentary Art Collection. Each fac...

Icon of the event Poetry Saved Our Lives: Poetry Slam
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join the amazing, award-winning spoken word artist, Patrick de Belen, as he leads this workshop for youth. The workshop will provide youth with mentorship and artistic development opportunities, while allowing them to showcas...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Book Sale
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | All Day
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Come check out Evelyn Gregory's annual Book Sale. Browse from a wide range of previously-loved books and pick up your favourites for just a buck or two! Book Sale runs from 11:00am until 3:00pm.

Icon of the event History of Asian Art
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join our club and learn the history of Asian Art, as well as how to create your own amazing pieces of artwork. From Chinese paper cutting to Chinese knots....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 06
Icon of the event Teen Gaming Tournament
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Whether you're an experienced gamer or just starting out, Evelyn Gregory's Teen Gaming Tournaments are sure to be a blast. Challenge your friends to a game of PlayStation and you might just make it on to our Gaming Wall of F...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 15
Wed Jun 29
Icon of the event Vignettes d'histoire du Canada
Tue Jun 28, 2016 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: Woodside Square

Grace Morrison présente une approche intégrée à la programmation. Sa présentation est un mélange de l'histoire canadienne, du théatre et de la musique (violon et tambour autochtone). Quelques-uns de ses personnages sont Étie...

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

Enjoy a Feature Movie with the family or alone! Space is limited, first-come, first-served.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Sat Aug 13
Icon of the event Youth Cartooning & Animation
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Animator and character designer, Enzo Avolio, leads this exciting workshop for youth. Enzo has over 20 years of experience and has animated for both Warner Bros. and Disney T.V. He has designed characters on shows such as G...

Icon of the event Special Effects Make Up
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Learn how special effects make-up is used in film, and try out the techniques for yourself in this very hands-on workshop provided in partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival....