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Icon of the event Ballet 101 with Canada's Ballet Jörgen
Fri Aug 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

This program gives kids the opportunity to learn about ballet as a storytelling medium. Children learn basic ballet positions, discover their own ability to convey emotions through movement, see brief selections performed by ...

Icon of the event National Film board of Canada presents:
Fri Aug 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Kennedy/Eglinton

In celebration of Canada's 150th birthday, come and watch a series of short films all about Indigenous Legends!

Icon of the event (Ab)Original Stories From Down Under
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Larry Brandy is an Aboriginal performer from Australia. He comes from the Wiradjuri Nation in New South Wales. He is passionate about sharing his culture with all ages. In his performance participants become emus, kangaroos a...

Icon of the event Bone Bracelets
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Kim Wheatley, Grandmother and Anishinaabe Ojibway band member of Shawanaga First Nation Reserve, will teach you the craft of traditional bone bracelets. All supplies will be provided....

Icon of the event Traditional Chinese Music - CANCELLED
Wed May 31, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Traditional Chinese Music...

Icon of the event Summer Family Film: Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Thu Aug 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

A young woman whose father has been imprisoned by a terrifying beast offers herself in his place, unaware that her captor is actually a prince, physically altered by a magic spell. It's a tale as old as time! Rated PG: 1hr 24...

Icon of the event Improv workshop with TIFF!
Fri Aug 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Do you have a flair for drama? Find out at this FREE workshop taught by TIFF Special Delivery! Have fun playing various improv games and performing short skits....

Icon of the event Film Thursdays @Danforth/Coxwell
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

May 25-Lion (PG13, 2hrs, Drama)...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 25
Thu Jun 29
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 31
Icon of the event Puppet Show:  Anansi and the Moss Covered Rock
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

West African tale from picture book by Eric Kimmel. Anansi the spider used a strange rock to trick the other animals, until Bush Deer teaches him a lesson. Followed by a short film....

Icon of the event North York Central Library Film Club - Cancelled during renovation closure
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

The North York Central Library Film Club meets once a month on Mondays. There is an informal discussion after the film, time permitting. All films are screened with English sub-titles where available to assist film-goers with...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 12
Mon Sep 18