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Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event What Makes Toronto a Multicultural City?
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Almost all cities have people of diverse ethnicities living in them. Yet diversity of population alone does not make a multicultural city. The latter comes about with the civil rights and equality of all citizens. In Canada, ...

Icon of the event Orchardviewers - An Afternoon Concert with Cellist Amina Holloway
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Spend an enjoyable afternoon listening to Cellist Amina Holloway perform a music concert....

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film: Moana
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right. PG: 1hr 45mins

Icon of the event Orchardviewers: Piano Recital by Joan Zarry
Thu Jun 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Piano recital by Joan Zarry....

Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month Author
Wed May 24, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Meet Leslie Shimotakahara, author of After the Bloom, the story of a daughter's search for her missing mother which in turn reveals her family's past in a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War.

Icon of the event An Idea of Canada - Marking Canada's 150th Anniversary
Tue May 23, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Northern District

Former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson and her husband, John Ralston Saul, begin an expedition to Canada's three seacoasts. In typical Canadian style, they travel by snowmobile, boat, small plane, pickup truck, and canoe....

Icon of the event Orchardviewers - An Afternoon Concert with Cellist Amina Holloway
Thu May 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Spend an enjoyable afternoon listening to Cellist Amina Holloway perform a music concert....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Toronto Historic Sites: Colborne Lodge visits New Toronto
Sat May 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: New Toronto

Time travel with Colborne Lodge. Enjoy games and toys from more than 150 years ago. Share your favourite riddle and listen to a story or two.

Icon of the event Japanese Swordsmanship: Katori Shinto Ryu
Sat May 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

A demonstration and lecture by members of Toronto Kenjutsu, a group devoted to the ancient art of the Japanese sword. The style called "Katori Shinto Ryu" is one of the oldest extant martial arts in the world, designated as a...