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Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 03, 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

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 10, 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

Icon of the event An Idea of Canada - Marking Canada's 150th Anniversary
Tue May 23, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Northern District

Former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson and her husband, John Ralston Saul, begin an expedition to Canada's three seacoasts. In typical Canadian style, they travel by snowmobile, boat, small plane, pickup truck, and canoe....

Icon of the event Struggles with Images: Reception and Launch
Sat May 06, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Artist Parker Kay looks at the shifting nature of images as they move between physical and digital forms. Presented in conjunction with a site-specific installation using images drawn from the Art Department's own Picture col...

Icon of the event Sushi 101
Sat May 27, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn all about the origins and history of Sushi! Try your skills at making this delicious delicacy using traditional tools and techniques. All supplies will be provided....

Icon of the event North American Jules Verne Society Conference
Sat Jun 10, 2017 | All Day
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The North American Jules Verne Society Conference: attendees will present papers relating to Jules Verne: science fiction, steampunk, and given the anniversary, the historical understanding of the region, which Verne encount...

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 2017 winter sessions will host musicians, explorers, author...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Thu May 25
Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds: A Physical Arts Workshop
10:00 am - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Open to youth ages 9 - 12, this workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity. Working with professional dancers, musicians and authors, workshop participants will be guided through an inspir...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 09
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event Orchardviewers - Toronto Camera Club
Thu May 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Toronto Camera Club's David Crichton takes a visual journey to Wigtown, Scotland....

Icon of the event Destination Canada
Ongoing event running from Sat May 20, 2017 - Sun Jul 30, 2017
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Destination Canada looks at experiences of migration through personal stories and individual circumstances. Why did they choose Canada? What were their first impressions and early experiences? What challenges did they face in...