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Icon of the event ReelAbilities Film Festival - Free Family Screening
Thu May 19, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Join us at Parliament Street Branch for a special FREE family screening presented by ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto and the Regent Park Film Festival....

Icon of the event Tween Thursdays
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Are you between the ages of 10-16 and looking for something fun and exciting to do this summer? Join us for Tween Thursdays at the Barbara Frum Branch. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration begins...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 11
Thu Aug 25
Icon of the event Maskawisiwin by Rosary Spence
Tue Jun 21, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Celebrated Cree singer, Rosary Spence, will present a performance from her recent musical release, Maskawasiwin. An album infused with the range of Spence's musical abilities, from traditional vocals, to acoustic rhythms, and...

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us on Fridays after school for special activities for children ages 8 to 12. Drop-in program....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 03
Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Montgomery's Inn
Sat May 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Learn about mid-19th century rural life in Etobicoke with staff from Montgomery's Inn. The workshop will combine storytelling, music and art making.

Icon of the event Asian Homeland Festival : Filipino Celebrations & Craft
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

The Filipino Cultural Center presents highlights & festivities which include cultural dancers and music from the Philippines, an opportunity to learn to speak quick Tagalog using popular words and phrases, an all day craft ta...

Icon of the event Celebrate Aboriginal History Month: Films
Wed Jun 08, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

From the National Film Board, we present two documentaries: "Inuuvunga" (2004)- I am Inuk. I am alive! featuring eight teens who filmed their coming-of-age stories in an Inuit town showing how hope overcame their struggles; a...

Icon of the event Jewish Music Week: From Kitchen to Carnegie Hall
Thu Jun 02, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Barbara Frum

This event features a lecture from Montreal Women's Orchestra with recorded music. To register, contact Aliza Spiro at 416-638-4492 or email info@jewishweek.com. Location: Room B (3rd floor)

Icon of the event The Ojibway Storyteller
Wed Jun 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Through the magic of the spoken word, drama and humour, Aaron Bell, The Ojibway Storyteller, shares the teachings and the culture of the First Nations people of Southern Ontario.

Icon of the event Aboriginal History Month - Family Film Afternoon
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

This year the National Film Board of Canada has curated a number of family-friendly, general audience short films to celebrate Aboriginal History Month - 8 different films made over 4 decades. From animation to 3D modelling, ...