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Icon of the event Fun in the Sun: a Musical Theatre Performance by Aunty B!
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

Don't miss Aunty B's high energy story-telling, singing, dancing and her extraordinary puppets!...

Icon of the event Puppet Show:  Little Red Riding Hood
Fri Jun 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Annette Street

Help Little Red Riding Hood get to her Grandma's house, but beware of the Big Bad Wolf!...

Icon of the event Chinese film:
Sat Jul 11, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join us for a special screening of the 2005 Chinese/Japanese film, directed by Zhang Yimon, starring Ken Takakura. In Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles.

Icon of the event Spotlight on Films from Turtle Island: People of the Ice
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Annette Street

People of the Ice by Carlos Ferrand & Jean Lemire (2003, 52 min)...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Black Creek
Sat May 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Black Creek

How does the wool on a sheep's back turn into a woollen shawl or sweater? Families will help to tease, card, and finger spin wool. We'll talk about natural dyes, spinning, and weaving. Everyone will take home their own woolle...

Icon of the event Spotlight on Films from Turtle Island: Trick or Treaty?
Wed Jun 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Annette Street

Trick or Treaty? directed by Alanis Obomsawin (PG, 2014, 85 min.)...

Icon of the event Brazil - Artscapes: Structures and Colours
Tue Jul 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Bienal de São Paulo was founded in 1951 and is the second oldest art biennial in the world. It has made contemporary art known in Brazil, and further established São Paulo as an international art centre. The international...

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
Tue Aug 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Beat the heat by watching a film! Films will be shown every Tuesday afternoon in July and August. Film titles being shown will be published in early June.

Icon of the event Ancient Egypt Alive: A Traveler's Journey down the Historic Nile
Fri Jun 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Mention the words ?Ancient Egypt? and people?s eyes open wide in awe. In this lecture, Egyptologist Thomas H. Greiner and award winning writer and UofT Graduate Student Laura Ranieri will explore the Giza plateau and its pyra...

Icon of the event A Kensington State of Mind: Kensington Market in Contemporary Literary Contexts
Thu Jun 04, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Three authors, Sean Dixon, Amy Lavendar Harris and Michael Albert Ross consider the representation of Toronto's Kensington Market in their work....