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Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds Dance and Arts Camp
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Open to children 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 insp...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 12
Tue May 17
Thu May 19
Tue May 24
Thu May 26
Icon of the event Henna Hand Painting
Sat May 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Kennedy/Eglinton

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month by visiting the Kennedy/Eglinton Branch for a special Henna hand painting workshop.

Icon of the event Pride Week Celebration: Stilettos on the Move, a Fashion Show
Tue May 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Have you ever wondered what makes drag performers tick? Watch them strut their stuff and reveal the mystery behind their dazzling personas. Join us for an evening of fashion, fun, and flamboyance!...

Icon of the event Tea and Entertainment
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Every Friday enjoy a wide variety of films followed by refreshments in the auditorium. For more information, call the Language, Literature and Fine Arts Department at 416-395-5639....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 29
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Icon of the event Play Reading Group
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Join us in reading a thought-provoking play each month - from comedy to award-winning drama....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 21
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Dying for love in Rossini's Maometto II
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

In one of his most ambitious works, Rossini summons a historical clash between Islam and Christianity to frame the story of a young girl who is forced to make the ultimate choice between love and duty. Join Opera Canada edito...

Icon of the event Getting Inked
Thu Jun 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Join staff of the award-winning Chronic Ink tattoo studio as they describe the process of getting a tattoo. Be inspired by beautiful illustrations influenced by Asian and Western art. The Royal Ontario Museum?s Tattoo exhibi...

Icon of the event Aboriginal Heritage Month - Family Film Festival
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Kennedy/Eglinton

Join us for a family friendly film festival. National Film Board of Canada has curated a number of short films to celebrate Aboriginal History Month....

Icon of the event Keep Calm and Colour On
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Did you know colouring relieves tension, improves focus, and strengthens motor skills in addition to unleashing your creative side? Join us to colour your stress away in this fun, accessible activity. Colouring sheets and art...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 18
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jul 04
Mon Jul 18
Icon of the event North York Central Library Film Club - Lady in the Van
Mon May 09, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: North York Central Library

The true story of Mary Shepherd, an elderly woman who lived in a dilapidated van on playwright Alan Bennett's driveway in London for 15 years....