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Icon of the event French film series
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

French film series

Icon of the event Looking for Love in Verdi's La Traviata
Tue Oct 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

A high-class Parisian courtesan, her lover and his father run the gamut from love at first sight to tragic loss in the world?s most popular opera. Join Opera Canada editor Wayne Gooding as he introduces the Canadian Opera Co...

Icon of the event Nancy Drew: Timeless Sleuth
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Locke

Classic and timeless sleuth, Nancy Drew is turning 85 this year. She remains smart, resourceful, and independent. Come get the scoop on Nancy, the people who created her as well as the mystery writers she has inspired....

Icon of the event Suzy Lake
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Suzy Lake's retrospective at the Art Gallery of Ontario was one of the highlights of this year. Hear the groundbreaking artist, performer and photographer discuss her career spanning five decades of work....

Icon of the event The Royal Ontario Museum Presents Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The presentation provides an overview of the dramatic story of this ancient civilization frozen in time. Casts of those lost in the catastrophe are among the exhibition's highlights. The exhibition includes approximately 200 ...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Bata Shoe Museum visits Bloor/Gladstone
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behin...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Gibson House visits Evelyn Gregory
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Evelyn Gregory

Join costumed interpreters from the Gibson House Museum and discover historic toys and games! These hands-on activities are available for everyone to come and play with at the library. Children will also be invited to make a...

Icon of the event Rembrandt:  The Night Watch
Fri Oct 02, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Rembrandt's 1642 group portrait has inspired painters, sculptors, authors, filmmakers - and even a FlashMob. This lecture will explore The Night Watch: the painting itself, its place in the history of Dutch militia portraits...

Icon of the event The Local Dish
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join the City of Toronto's Live Green Toronto team to explore the wonders of cooking, eating & growing local food. Learn about the City's new campaign - The Local Dish - and discover how you can find fantastic new recipes fea...

Icon of the event Gay Nerds with JP Larocque
Mon Sep 28, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

JP Larocque's web series Gay Nerds joins spot on parodies of horror and sci fi classics and with hilarious commentary on the foibles of contemporary queer life....