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Icon of the event Adult Colouring Club
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Colouring for adults is the hottest new trend, and it's easy to see why. Colouring can relieve stress, improve focus, and strengthen fine motor skills. Come try it out for yourself. All materials provided....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 29
Icon of the event Live in the Library Violin Performance
Fri Jul 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Parkdale

The Sun Life Financial Instrument Lending Library brings you Live in the Library with Rebekah Wolkstein and Drew Jurecka. Come and enjoy the lovely sounds of the violin performed by Rebekah and Drew. Performance will be held ...

Icon of the event Comics/Komiks Meet-Up
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Presented by the Toronto Public Library in partnership with Kwentong Bayan Collective (www.lcpcomicbook.com), a regular workspace for those wishing to network, create and bring their comics/komiks to completion. Some materia...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21
Icon of the event Once upon a time in China - Chinese Movie Night
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

This Martial Arts classic features Jet Li in a defining moment for Hong Kong movie-making and his career. Based on a 19th century struggle, Li plays master Wong Fei-Hung, who was enlisted to help ward off foreign encroachment...

Icon of the event Caribbean Folk Songs & Calypso
Fri Jul 28, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Live music performances and stories reveal the Caribbean roots of the calypso art form and how the music spread to the world and to Canada....

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event C.R.A.Z.Y. - watch Canada's greatest film!?
Fri Aug 18, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Director Jean-Marc Vallee, Quebecois son now lost to Hollywood, made this ambitious family dramedy back in 2005. It follows Zac, the 4th of 5 sons, as he grows up. Generally misunderstood, he is the creative and thoughtful so...

Icon of the event Celtic Fiddle Music with Alana and Leigh Cline
Fri Sep 08, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

The Sun Life Financial Instrument Lending Library brings you Live in the Library with Alana and Leigh Cline. Come and enjoy the sounds of the Celtic fiddle and guitar. All are welcome!

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 09
Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23