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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...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Escape the heat and watch a great film! Film titles will be announced in June. Dates: July 6, 13, 20, August 3, 10, 24 and 31

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Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

"Bzindamowin" (Learning from Listening) is an experience rooted in Anishinaabe oral tradition that includes active oral knowledge transmission through stories, teachings, and legends....

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Wattstax (1973)
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In 1972 at the Los Angeles Coliseum, director Mel Stuart captures the performances of the Watts Summer Festival. Organized by Stax Records, the festival is a gathering of musicians and entertainers from the black community, b...

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film:The Human Resources Manager
Mon May 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The story of an HR manager who reluctantly travels to Eastern Europe to bring the body of a deceased former employee, a recent immigrant to Israel, back to her family. Directed by Eran Riklis. In Hebrew/Romanian with English...

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

Theme 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 experienc...

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film: Baran
Mon Apr 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The story of Afghan refugees in Iran, told through the eyes of a teenage boy. His devotion to a person he barely knows leads him to a choice that will change his life forever. Directed by Majid Majidi. In Farsi with English ...

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Join us every Tuesday at Evelyn Gregory for our After School Club. Take part in our exciting LEGO challenges, as well as board games, chess matches, colouring and music! Parents welcome. Drop-in, no registration required. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event Rabbit and Bear Paws by Chad Solomon
Sat Jun 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Enjoy this funny, educational and highly interactive puppet show with Chad Solomon, a member of the Henvey Inlet, First Nation....

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film: Blackboards
Mon May 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Itinerant Kurdish teachers, carrying blackboards on their backs, look for students in the hills and villages of Iran, near the Iraqi border during the Iran-Iraq war. Directed by Samira Makhmalbaf. In Kurdish with English su...