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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 Puppet Show:  Anansi and the Moss Covered Rock
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

West African tale from picture book by Eric Kimmel. Anansi the spider used a strange rock to trick the other animals, until Bush Deer teaches him a lesson. Followed by a short film....

Icon of the event Summer Family Film: Sing
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same. Ra...

Icon of the event Bollywood Dance Class
Sat May 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for an interactive Bollywood Dance workshop delivered by dance gurus from Broken Dance Inc. At the end of this program you will know how to strut your own Bollywood dance moves!...

Icon of the event 12th Annual Storytelling Night
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 7:10 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us in the heart of Little India for an evening of oral storytelling told by both experienced and emerging storytellers. Stories will be family-friendly and selected from various cultures....

Icon of the event Summer Family Film: Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Thu Aug 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

A young woman whose father has been imprisoned by a terrifying beast offers herself in his place, unaware that her captor is actually a prince, physically altered by a magic spell. It's a tale as old as time! Rated PG: 1hr 24...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Historic Sites: Mackenzie House visits Gerrard/Ashdale
Sat May 06, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn how newspapers and images were created in the 19th century. Contact the branch for registration info.

Icon of the event Canadian Arabic Orchestra
Sat May 06, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for an afternoon of music with the Canadian Arabic Orchestra....

Icon of the event Puppet Show and Wrap-up Party
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Watch the very entertaining Dr. Desote, a mouse dentist who treats a fox with a bad tooth. Based on the picture book by William Steig. Stay afterward for our Summer Reading Club wrap-up party....

Icon of the event Summer Family Film: The LEGO Batman Movie
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted. Rate PG: 1hr 40min