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Icon of the event Puppet Show - The Name of the Tree
Tue Jul 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sanderson

Join us for a puppet show retelling of this fable! A group of animals searching for food find a tree with fruit but are unable to reach the branches unless they know the name of the tree. Which one will remember the name?...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds Performance Show
Sat Jun 21, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Join students of the Swallowing Clouds program in a live performance. This event will display and celebrate the performance and creativity skills gained by students in a condensed three week period....

Icon of the event First Nations Drumming and Dancing
Fri Jun 20, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate Aboriginal History Month by joining us for traditional First Nations drumming and dancing.

Icon of the event Celebrating Italian Heritage Month -
Thu Jun 19, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Downsview

Hybrid identities that result from the merging of multiple cultures are becoming the norm in many contemporary pluralistic societies....

Icon of the event Singing Out - Pride. Music. Belonging.
Sat Jun 14, 2014 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sanderson

Celebrate World Pride 2014 with a special performance by Singing Out, Toronto's largest LGBTQ Community Chorus. Now in its 22nd year, Singing Out is a mixed-voice choir that welcomes singers of diverse backgrounds, sexual ori...

Icon of the event The Wisdom Box interactive
Mon Jun 09, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Palmerston

In celebration of National Aboriginal History Month - please join us for these lively teachings for all ages in the Palmerston Library Theatre. The "Wisdom Box" contains many items representing First Nations teachings, cultur...

Icon of the event Celebrating Italian Heritage Month - Family Time in Italian!
Sat Jun 07, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downsview

Join Happie Testa, co-owner of the multilingual children's bookstore Rainbow Caterpillar, as she reads delightful books to young children in both Italian and English. Happie will also be sharing some insights on how to get ki...

Icon of the event PA Day Family Films
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Sanderson

Join us on PA Days for free screenings everyone can enjoy! For film details contact the branch closer to the date at 416-393-7653.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 06
Icon of the event Filipino Fun!
Sat May 31, 2014 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Downsview

Join us for a traditional Filipino performance and the chance to learn or speak Tagalog, one of the most spoken languages of the Philippines....

Icon of the event Kamishibai: The Art of Japanese Storytelling
Sat May 31, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downsview

'Kamishibai' which means "paper drama" is a form of storytelling accompanied by a sequence of story cards which are presented in a portable wooden 'theatre'. Originated in Japan in the 12th century, this became a popular meth...