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Icon of the event Themes parks in France
Wed May 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Themes parks are places where you can learn while having fun. In France there are the classics but also others that offer activities around history, science and technology. What about going back to the middle age and experien...

Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy Workshop
Mon May 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Explore the Art of Virtue through a hands-on meditative experience with Chinese calligraphy. Discover the mysterious world of Chinese brush writing and symbolism. Presented by calligrapher Sui-Yung Tung....

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: 20 Feet From Stardom (2013)
Tue May 09, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. In his compelling new film TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM, award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind som...

Icon of the event Ukulele Jam
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come learn and jam on the ukulele. We will have some ukuleles to share, but bring your uke if you have one. This program is for everyone, children and adults, beginners and uke fanatics! Uke can do it! For more information an...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 18
Wed Apr 19
Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 15
Sat May 06
Icon of the event Lowdown Tracks ; a celebration of music and survival
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Lowdown Tracks is a powerful documentary exploring the world of Toronto's homeless musicians. Toronto Reference Library is pleased to present a screening of the film with live performances by some of the film's musicians. A p...

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Beats, Rhymes & Life (2011)
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Actor Michael Rapaport`s documentary about the groundbreaking hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest charts their rise from a group of childhood friends in `80s-era Queens to global popularity to an acrimonious breakup. Placing t...

Icon of the event The city of Bordeaux
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Bordeaux known for its wine is a city with a long history and is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The history of Bordeaux is linked to the English history with Eleanor of Aquitaine in the middle Age. The downtown bu...

Icon of the event Ukulele Jam
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come learn and jam on the ukulele. We will have some ukuleles to share, but bring your uke if you have one. This program is for everyone, children and adults, beginners and uke fanatics! Uke can do it! For more information an...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 10
Tue Apr 11
Wed Apr 12
Mon Apr 24
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event The Girly Show: Burlesque Onscreen
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Set in a burlesque house, the virtuous Judy (Maureen O'Hara) and the brazen Bubbles (Lucille Ball) strike up an intense rivalry after realizing they're after the same man in DANCE, GIRL, DANCE (1940), Dorothy Arzner's hilario...