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Icon of the event Movie Day!
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy a feature film at the library. Free tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the start of the movie. Space is limited; first-come, first-served. Free tickets distributed 15 min. before the movie.

Icon of the event Watercolour and Mixed Media Art for Teens
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Discover fun and fascinating methods in watercolour painting. Learn simple to understand techniques to create unique decorative papers that can be incorporated into collage and mixed media works of art....

Icon of the event March Break Olympics
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will participate in a mini "obstacle course" stationed with reading and writing activities. Registration begins Feb. 14th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979.

Icon of the event March Break BINGO!
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 7-12 years old will play a library version of BINGO! Registration begins Feb. 13th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979.

Icon of the event Uncensored Writing Workshop
Wed Mar 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Fiction is a dream or a nightmare, an idea - a device that allows the writer to vent, analyze, reflect, entertain, construct or deconstruct, possibly even to effect change. To celebrate our freedom to write, uncensored, works...

Icon of the event Katori Shinto Ryu Demonstration
Mon Feb 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for a demonstration of the techniques of Katori Shinto Ryu performed by Toronto Kenjutsu. Katori Shinto Ryu is a Japanese style of swordsmanship practiced since 1460 AD. It is considered the most ancient of all the ma...

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies - Black History: Motherland
Thu Feb 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Beautifully crafted and breathtaking in both scope and impact, it's Africa as you have never seen it before! From the same producers of "500 Years Later", Motherland [Enat Hager] is directed by Owen Alik Shahadah, and conside...

Icon of the event Black History Month Special: Afro Fusion Dance Workshop - CANCELLED
Mon Feb 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join dancer and choreographer Nadine Brown for an Afro fusion dance class which includes dance forms that involve African Technique and urban African dances such as Azonto and Makosa. Working with upbeat music such as Afro b...

Icon of the event HOZA! A Musical Journey
Tue Feb 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

HOZA! is an astounding musical journey of interactive songs and rhythms performed on the West African djembe drums. Participants will get to play a drum and feel the beat!...

Icon of the event Gumboots
Tue Feb 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Celebrate Black History Month with an introduction to the origins and basics of South African Gumboot dance! Dancer and Choreographer Just Aissi will lead and demonstrate how the boots and body parts are used to create rhythm...