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Icon of the event Authors in Conversation about their Works
Tue Nov 15, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Annette Street

NOT WHAT THEY SEEM -- the stories, intrigue and other possibilities that underlie lives, cottages, history, and burlesque!...

Icon of the event Music and Movement for Kids (Ages 2-6)
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join Palmerston staff for a series of four Monday afternoon sessions of Music and Movement for Kids - enjoy songs, dance and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as languag...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 14
Mon Nov 21
Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Annette St. branch
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Learn how wool from a sheep becomes a sweater! Kids can try their hand at carding and spinning wool themselves. Call 416-393-7692 or visit the branch to register. Auditorium, lower level. Accessible by elevator.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: The Toronto Zoo visits Goldhawk Park branch
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

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 Film Club: Grassroots in Dry Lands
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Set in Palestine, Israel and Jordan, this intimate documentary reveals a unique human-rights-based approach to democratic change taking root in neighborhoods across the region. Rather than focus on top-down peace initiatives,...

Icon of the event Egyptomania: Exploring our Love Affair with Ancient Egypt
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Ancient Egypt has influenced all aspects of modern society from fashion and architecture to our obsession with mummies. Come hear about the discovery of King Tutankhamun, a pyramid built as a residence in Illinois, the restin...

Icon of the event PA Days Free Family Movies at Palmerston Library Theatre
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a new family movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on each PA day. All are welcome, no registration....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Fri Nov 18
Icon of the event Harpsichordist Matthew Whitfield @ Palmerston: Solo Recital
Tue Oct 04, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join harpsichordist Matthew Whitfield as he introduces and performs famous works, including pieces by J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, Mozart, and more! (Powdered wig not required...)...

Icon of the event Quintessential Bellydance
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Dancer Evyenia Karmi will be offering a glimpse into the exotic world of bellydance. Participants will observe and learn a short choreography with movements from her book "Quintessential Bellydance," winner of The Beverly Hil...

Icon of the event Culture Days: Singsation Saturday Choral Workshop with Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Come and sing with us! Singsation Saturdays are popular choral workshops for singers of all abilities, organized by the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Join in with other people who love to sing. You'll get to read through and le...