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Icon of the event Film Club: Grassroots in Dry Lands
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Set in Palestine, Israel and Jordan, this intimate documentary reveals a unique human-rights-based approach to democratic change taking root in neighborhoods across the region. Rather than focus on top-down peace initiatives,...

Icon of the event Cultural Identities and Writing City Stories
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Who are the authors behind Toronto's stories of the past, present and future? Join panelists John Lorinc, Senior Editor of Spacing magazine, Arlene Chan, contributor to The Ward, Jael Richardson, founder of the Festival of Li...

Icon of the event Cosmopolis Toronto with Author & Photographer Colin Boyd Shafer
Fri Nov 04, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Join Cosmopolis Toronto Photographer and Author Colin Boyd Shafer and participants from the project to discuss the journey of documenting one person from every country in the world who calls Toronto home and the stories they ...

Icon of the event Film Club: Things Arab Men Say
Wed Nov 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

This engaging documentary introduces us to Jay, Ghassan, Faisal, Adnan, Falah, Bashar and Ramey, who spend an afternoon in a barber shop discussing work, family, politics, and religion while getting haircuts and a shave. We b...

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 Orchardviewers - Piano Recital by Zhao Lin
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Spend an enjoyable afternoon listening to a piano performance by Zhao Lin. An accompanying visual slideshow that complements the music (Schumann, Schubert and an attractive piece by a Canadian composer) will also been shown....

Icon of the event Orchardviewers
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Spend an enjoyable afternoon listening to a range of performers and speakers. From author visits to musicians you will enjoy our entertainment on a weekly basis. Our 2016 fall sessions will host poets, singers, explorers and ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 29
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 20
Thu Oct 27
Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | All Day
Location: Pape/Danforth

The course teaches:...

Icon of the event Saturday Book to Movie Club
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Read the book then see the film! Pape/Danforth Library will show a movie based on a book once a month. Enjoy reading the book then see how it translates on film....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 08
Sat Nov 05
Sat Dec 03
Sat Jan 14
Icon of the event Let's Draw
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Newcomers to Canada or to English looking to practice language and learn drawing techniques. Every week is a different lesson, all lessons involve using language in some way....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 10
Thu Dec 01
Thu Jan 05