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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: The Toronto Zoo visits Gerrard/Ashdale branch
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Rock-a-bye Baby is a popular nursery song and this past year, with the arrival of many special Zoo babies, we?ve been singing a lot at the Toronto Zoo. Announcing ONE polar bear cub; TWO giant panda cubs, THREE baby desert g...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: The Toronto Zoo visits Goldhawk Park branch
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Rock-a-bye Baby is a popular nursery song and this past year, with the arrival of many special Zoo babies, we?ve been singing a lot at the Toronto Zoo. Announcing ONE polar bear cub; TWO giant panda cubs, THREE baby desert g...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Weston branch
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Weston

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 Culture Days ft. North Indian Classical Dance
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for Culture Days, as Mushtari Afroz and Radhika Kedige lead an interactive dance workshop for all ages! Performers will demonstrate Kathak, a cultural dance from Northern India that draws on both Hindu and Islamic in...

Icon of the event Quintessential Bellydance
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Dancer Evyenia Karmi will be offering a glimpse into the exotic world of bellydance. Participants will observe and learn a short choreography with movements from her book "Quintessential Bellydance," winner of The Beverly Hil...

Icon of the event Afterschool Games
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Teens and Children can drop-in to enjoy some afterschool fun with games such as Jenga, Connect Four, Yahtzee, Snakes and Ladders, and more!


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 09
Icon of the event 11th Annual Storytelling Night
Tue Aug 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us in the heart of Little India for an evening of oral storytelling featuring Sarah Abusharar. Stories will be family-friendly and selected from various cultures....

Icon of the event Hands on Exotics: Wild Adventure
Wed Aug 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Get up close and personal while you learn about animals such as the cockatoo, red lorry, bearded dragon, red kangaroo and more! Drop-in program. Tickets will be given out at 1:30pm. For ages 6 and upDaycares and large groups ...

Icon of the event Anime Screening
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Bring your friends and enjoy a selection of anime straight from Japan....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Movie Matinee
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Enjoy a free family-friendly movie at the Goldhawk Park Library. Titles to be announced. Please see in-branch flyers for details. Drop-in program. Tickets will be given out at 1:30pm.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 03
Wed Aug 10