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

Back for it's fourth season....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 19
Icon of the event Guided Tour of Destination Canada
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free guided tour of our current exhibit...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 27
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
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! Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the show. Space is limited, first-come, first-served.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 15
Sat Aug 19
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 ROM - Volunteers
Thu Oct 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A lecture...

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 Jun 27
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 10
Icon of the event The Sleeping Beauty: Puppet Show & Craft
Fri Jun 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Wychwood

Presented by Ballet-let's talk about it! this music filled puppet show follows the plot of the ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, pairing the familiar tale with Tchaikovsky's especially composed score. The program will end with a s...

Icon of the event The Digital Afterlives of Queer Porn Archives
Mon Jun 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

With Cait McKinney and Hazel Meyer. What is the library or archives' role in preserving and making available queer porn? Porn-making, watching, and sharing can be forms of activism--queer survival strategies aimed at document...

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson : Separating Fact from Fiction
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Cultural historian Gregory Klages reviews the historical records related to Tom Thomson's mysterious passing....