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Icon of the event Opera and Revolution: Louis Riel
Wed Apr 12, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Opera Canada editor Wayne Gooding introduces this grand opera in an audio-visual presentation. How does Louis Riel draw the line between hero and anit-hero? Harry Somers' Louis Riel follows seminal political upheavals in Cana...

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 Food Demonstration: Mochi Making
Mon May 08, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month by learning to make your own mochi. All ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. To register, call 416-396-3865.

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

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 Leslie Fernandes Travelogues
Fri Jun 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Leslie Fernandes, past president of the Don Mills Camera Club and avid traveler, as he takes us on a whirlwind photographic tour of some of the world's most beautiful countries. Images are digital. Registration is requir...

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Family Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Come and enjoy movies suitable for the whole family. For more information call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
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 Beaches Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Drop in for a lively discussion of popular books....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 06
Thu May 04
Thu Jun 01
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...