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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 Sacred Spaces in Western Architecture Part 1: Monasteries & Pilgrimage Churches
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Monasticism and pilgrimage both had tremendous effects on Western culture. Church architecture responded to these influences in distinctive ways, as we'll see in some remarkable examples of sacred buildings. Join architectura...

Icon of the event Family Movie Night: Frozen
Fri Apr 07, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Come enjoy a family movie night with Frozen. Rated G, 102 minutes. Main Floor Program Room. For all ages. Drop in. No registration required.

Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Tiger Skin Rug
Sat May 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Set in India, this puppet show is based on the picture book by Gerald Rose. An old, gentle and starving tiger pretends to be a tiger skin rug in order to eat the leftovers from the abundant meals of a Rajah and his family. On...

Icon of the event Opera and Revolution: Louis Riel
Wed Apr 12, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Opera Canada editor Wayne Gooding introduces this grand opera in an audio-visual presentation. How does Louis Riel draw the line between hero and anit-hero? Harry Somers' Louis Riel follows seminal political upheavals in Cana...

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 A History of Everyday Things with Simon Waegemaekers Umbrellas
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Umbrellas have a fascinating history which goes back at least 4,000 years in many parts of the world. However, it is only in the last 200 years that they have become accepted in western society. The talk will look at the fas...

Icon of the event Leslie Fernandes Travelogues
Fri Jun 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Leslie Fernandes, past president of the Don Mills Camera Club and avid traveler, as he takes us on a whirlwind photographic tour of some of the world's most beautiful countries. Images are digital. Registration is requir...

Icon of the event Tea & Movie
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Enjoy a cup of tea and watch "The Man Who Knew Infinity". Rated PG-13, 1hr 48min. Stars: Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons & Malcolm Sinclair.

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