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Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Stéphanie Bénéteau
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

Icon of the event Chinese Brush Painting
Sat May 27, 2017 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn the skilled art of Chinese brush painting from a local artist and make your own masterpieces to take home. All materials are provided. Please register in person or by phone 416-393-7727.

Icon of the event Wapos Bay and Pinecones
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

National Aboriginal Month Learn more about native life by joining us for an award winning episode of Wapos Bay. Then make an owl from a pinecone. Drop-in. All children.

Icon of the event Bollywood Dance Class
Sat May 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for an interactive Bollywood Dance workshop delivered by dance gurus from Broken Dance Inc. At the end of this program you will know how to strut your own Bollywood dance moves!...

Icon of the event Hoza! Interactive Djembe Drumming
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

An astounding musical journey of interactive songs and rhythms. Children get to play a drum and feel the beat!...

Icon of the event Samosa Workshop
Sat May 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Samosas are an Indian pastries served at celebrations. They are sold by street vendors and served as appetizers here in Canada....

Icon of the event Katori Shinto Ryu Demonstration
Mon Feb 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

A demonstration of the techniques of Katori Shinto Ryu performed by Toronto Kenjutsu. Katori Shinto Ryu is a Japanese style of swordsmanship practiced since 1460 AD. It is considered the most ancient of all the martial arts o...

Icon of the event Family Movie Night - Trolls
Fri Apr 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for a monthly free family movie. Bring a blanket, pillow, favourite toy and if you like, wear your pyjamas! Children must be accompanied by an adult as this is a family event....

Icon of the event March Break Puppet Show
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for a special puppet show at Pape/Danforth Library. Fun for the whole family....

Icon of the event Mystic Drumz
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Mystic drumz presents the fun story of The Legend of Marshmallow Island. For ages 4-13. drop-in