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Icon of the event Hot Doc Fridays: Hadwin's Judgement
Fri May 19, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The story of a logging engineer and how he was transformed into a violent and desperate environmental activist. Part of a series of 4 critically acclaimed documentaries by Canadian filmmakers.

Icon of the event Social Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for a great evening of conversation about any topic of mutual interest, exchange information, experience and knowledge, meet others in the neighbourhood with the same interests, make new friends, and have fun! Every 2...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 09
Tue May 23
Tue Jun 13
Tue Jun 27
Tue Jul 11
Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Wattstax (1973)
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In 1972 at the Los Angeles Coliseum, director Mel Stuart captures the performances of the Watts Summer Festival. Organized by Stax Records, the festival is a gathering of musicians and entertainers from the black community, b...

Icon of the event Henna Art
Fri May 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us to Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the library. Get a free henna design on your hand & learn how to wrap a Sari. Registration begins April 3rd. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Hot Doc Fridays: The World Before Her
Fri May 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A rare glimpse into the world of two opposing camps of young women in India: a group of 20 contestants in the Miss India beauty pageant, and a camp for young girls, belonging to a female wing of a militant fundamentalist mov...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Escape the heat and watch a great film! Film titles will be announced in June. Dates: July 6, 13, 20, August 3, 10, 24 and 31

Icon of the event Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! A Musical with Puppets
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Soli and Rob present "Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!" - a musical with puppets....

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film (evenings @6:30): Where Do We Go Now?
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The film tells the story of a group of women who work together to rescue their village from the ongoing civil conflict between the Muslims and the Christians that has plagued the village for a long time. Directed by Nadine La...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds: A Physical Arts Workshop (age 9-12) - FULL
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join professional artists in a fun and exciting community based arts program! Open to youth ages 9 - 12, this free workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity through Movement, Poetry, Music...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Thu May 25
Sat May 27
Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop-in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 06