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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 Movie Night: The Grand Seduction
Thu Jun 29, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to cha...

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 Italian Film: Mia madre
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Celebrate Italian Heritage Month watching a screening of Mia Madre (2016). A harried filmmaker tries to juggle the demands of her latest movie with a personal life in shambles.

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Kick-Off
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Come and join the TD Summer Reading Club today!

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 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...

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. All ages, registration not required.

Icon of the event From Teen Book to Film Series
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us for a viewing and discussion of Flipped.

Icon of the event From Teen Book to Film Series
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us for a viewing and discussion of I Am Number Four.