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Icon of the event Writing the City
Sat Sep 23, 2017 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Write a Love Letter to Parkdale. Seal it, then leave it somewhere in the community where someone will find it and read it. Or just take it home to read yourself. The Love Letter events introduce the upcoming writer's worksho...

Icon of the event Writing the City
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Parkdale

Write a Love Letter to Parkdale. Seal it, then leave it somewhere in the community where someone will find it and read it. Or just take it home to read yourself. The Love Letter events introduce the upcoming writer's worksho...

Icon of the event Fall Papermaking Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is a factor...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Icon of the event 12th Annual Storytelling Night
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 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 Make a Film in a Day with TIFF
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

This workshop encourages students to experience the art of filmmaking first-hand. Working collaboratively under the guidance of TIFF's pros, they will write, pitch and shoot a short film....

Icon of the event Great Canadian Children's Songbook
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Sanderson

Come sing along to some of your favourite Canadian children's songs!...

Icon of the event Caribbean Folk Songs & Calypso
Fri Jul 28, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Live music performances and stories reveal the Caribbean roots of the calypso art form and how the music spread to the world and to Canada....

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club - Where the wild things are
Wed Jul 26, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Report on a book. And then watch the puppet version of Maurice Sendak's Where the wild things are and make a little monster of your own to take home. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Mud Puddle
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Sanderson

Celebrate Canada 150 with a puppet show of the classic Robert Munsch book Mud Puddle!...

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 25
Fri Jul 28
Fri Sep 22