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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: The Toronto Zoo visits Gerrard/Ashdale branch
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Rock-a-bye Baby is a popular nursery song and this past year, with the arrival of many special Zoo babies, we?ve been singing a lot at the Toronto Zoo. Announcing ONE polar bear cub; TWO giant panda cubs, THREE baby desert g...

Icon of the event The Art of Dale Chihuly
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Discover the art and career of Dale Chihuly, the artist credited with revolutionizing the Studio Glass movement when glassblowers created in workshops independent of the large glass factories. Passionately colourful, gravity...

Icon of the event Toronto: Made for the 21st Century
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

From the time of the first peoples, to the energy of today?s ?global village?, Toronto has always been a gathering place ? a place of trade, stabilized by community and endowed with the essential sinews of human hope. Join Da...

Icon of the event Miles Ahead: Portrait of a Changeling
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Miles Davis was the quintessential seeker living his life by the Dylan maxim, "He not being born is busy dying." This lecture will explore various ways that Miles continued to renew and reinvent his music and persona from the...

Icon of the event Un après-midi au cinéma
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Le film sera suivi d'une discussion avec Marcelle Lean, Directrice de Cinéfranco.

Icon of the event Culture Days ft. North Indian Classical Dance
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for Culture Days, as Mushtari Afroz and Radhika Kedige lead an interactive dance workshop for all ages! Performers will demonstrate Kathak, a cultural dance from Northern India that draws on both Hindu and Islamic in...

Icon of the event Bending Minds:  The Architecture of Frank Gehry
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Born in Toronto in 1929, Frank Owen Gehry designs buildings that are controversial, inspirational, puzzling and wonderful. What does it all mean? Speaker: Larry Wayne Richards, Professor Emeritus and Former Dean of the John ...

Icon of the event Food for Thought
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Drop in with or without your lunch, and feast on ideas and conversation. This twice monthly program features speakers who will present on a variety of topics, ranging from personal finance to literature to social media best p...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 06
Tue Oct 04
Tue Nov 01
Icon of the event Tea and Entertainment
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Every Friday enjoy a wide variety of films followed by refreshments in the auditorium. For more information, call the Language, Literature and Fine Arts Department at 416-395-5639....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 02
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Icon of the event Magic Camp
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Haven't received your Hogwarts letter yet? Here's the next best thing! Sign up for magic camp and learn amazing tricks and illusions from a professional magician over the course of one week, from 2-4 p.m. Discover the secret...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 29
Tue Aug 30
Wed Aug 31
Thu Sep 01
Fri Sep 02