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Icon of the event Toronto in Never-Never Land
Fri Apr 17, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Any city's street culture is shaped by forces specific to the city itself. The Toronto we have - was shaped by the transformative mid-'60s when barriers between high-and-pop cultures were lowered; when U.of T. meant pop fest...

Icon of the event Canadian Opera Company Talk: The Barber of Seville
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Wayne Gooding, editor of Opera Canada magazine, examines the different ways Rossini's riotous romp has been translated to the stage from its premiere in 1816 up to the present day. Special attention will be given to Els Comed...

Icon of the event North York Central Library Film Club
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Come out for an evening of film....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 13
Icon of the event Tea and Entertainment
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Every Friday enjoy a wide variety of films followed by refreshments in the auditorium. For more information, call the Language, Literature and Fine Arts Department at 416-395-5639....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 10
Fri Apr 17
Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail
Thu Apr 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada. It is over 50 years old and over 894 kms long. The trail runs along the Niagara Escarpment, which is one of only 16 UNESCO World Biosphere Reserves loca...

Icon of the event Italian Film Series
Sat Apr 04, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Respiro; directed by Emanuele Crialese....

Icon of the event 100 in 1 Day Toronto Community Workshops
Tue Mar 31, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

People of all ages and backgrounds are invited to workshops to discuss our dreams and hopes for our city, and to devise ideas and plans on how to execute an urban intervention in your neighbourhood on June 6, 2015.

Icon of the event On Stage: Vivian Rakoff on Love's Labour's Lost
Tue Mar 31, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Vivian Rakoff is Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, former Chair of U of T?s Department of Psychiatry, and past Director of the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry. Prof. Rakoff has lectured at hospitals and uni...

Icon of the event Italian Film Series
Sat Mar 28, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A Special Day (Un giornata particolare); directed by Ettore Scola....

Icon of the event Introduction to Baroque Music with Patricia Ahern, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
Fri Mar 27, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Enjoy a delightful evening of 17th and 18th century music as explained with demonstrations by a violinist from Canada?s premiere Baroque ensemble. Please call 416-395-5639 to register for this free program.