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Icon of the event Applefun Puppetry presents:  The Most Amazing Forest Trek
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Locke

Boldly go where few puppets have gone before! The forest is a peaceful place...until some nutty space explorers?? arrive. For ages 3 years and up.

Icon of the event Nifty Frum Friends Presents: Socrates Cafe @ Barbara Frum with Harry Mingail
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Socrates Cafe:...

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Mon May 29, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Locke

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....

Icon of the event Beyond Al Jolson: The Jazz Singer and its Remakes Alan Edelstein
Wed May 24, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for a compelling and unique JMW presentation, in which Oscar-nominated American filmmaker Alan Edelstein dissects and discusses the music and the nuance of the timeless tale The Jazz Singer. Retold on screen in every ...

Icon of the event Afternoon @ The Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for popular and entertaining movie titles on select Thursday afternoons from 2-4 pm. You may bring your popcorn and snacks. For more details, please visit branch in person or call 416-395-5440. Location: Auditorium (3...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 11
Thu May 25
Thu Jun 08
Thu Jun 22
Thu Jul 13
Icon of the event Barbara Frum's Nifty Frum Friends
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Come out and have your say. A lively and informal group of older adults meet in a welcoming space to chill, exchange news and views on a variety of topics, work on a simple craft and learn a new skill. For more information yo...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 09
Tue Jun 13
Tue Jul 11
Tue Aug 08
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 Keep Calm and Colour On
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

Colour your cares away while you enjoy the latest craze of adult colouring. Materials will be provided, or bring your own. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 06
Sat May 20
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jul 15
Icon of the event Charm School Etiquette Workshop
Wed May 03, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Meet Kerry Ann Thomas, former Miss Teen Nubian, Miss Toronto Tourism Public Relations, and Miss Soft and Beautiful Canada, who will be presenting on charm and etiquette. Join us and learn how to be a lady and a gentleman, pro...

Icon of the event Author Talk with Malcolm Sutton: Job Shadowing
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Toronto author, editor and interdisciplinary artist will discuss his new fiction book Job Shadowing. Sutton's novel delivers an imaginative take on the contemporary crisis in work, particularly as it relates to identity and b...