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Icon of the event Applefun Puppetry Presents: The Purple Pirate
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Enjoy an interactive puppet show with "The Purple Pirate"....

Icon of the event Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Whether you are 2 or 92, 'the zoo' enables you to explore the Musical Instrument Lending Library's variety of instruments in a hands-on way. Come make a joyful music and noise!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 12
Tue Mar 13
Wed Mar 14
Thu Mar 15
Fri Mar 16
Icon of the event Water Passion - Creating Sounds with Water
Wed Mar 07, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Percussionist Ryan Scott will perform and lead a participatory music making session, all themed around the tactile and versatile qualities of water. Water is a core musical element in a fantastic piece called Water Passion Af...

Icon of the event From Skin to Steel and Beyond
Wed Feb 21, 2018 | 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Location: Evelyn Gregory

This exciting program challenges participants to develop a general understanding of steelpan, its history and its present cultural and social contributions to communities throughout the world and locally. This presentation i...

Icon of the event Ubuntu Drum and Dance Theatre
Fri Feb 02, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Live in the Library celebrates Black History Month! Join us for an exciting performance of Caribbean and African rhythm and dance, performed by the kids of Toronto's own Ubuntu ensemble.

Icon of the event Guitar Society of Toronto Holiday Concert
Sat Dec 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

The Toronto Community Guitar Orchestra, under the direction of guitarist and UofT doctoral candidate Leonardo Munoz, will present an exciting program of orchestral pieces and solos. Guests of all ages are welcome, and are fre...

Icon of the event The Odin String Quartet
Fri Dec 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Join us for an interactive performance of various genres and musical styles with members of The Odin String Quartet, including some holiday pieces. No registration required.

Icon of the event Live in the Library with Sistema Toronto
Fri Dec 01, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Parkdale

The Sunlife Financial Instrument Lending Library brings you Live in the Library with Sistema Toronto. Come and enjoy a performance by Sistema students from Parkdale Public School under the direction of Taylor Nelles-McGee....

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 Nov 27
Icon of the event Friday Night Movie
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Come and watch a movie Friday evenings at Parkdale Library. Fun for the whole family! Please call the branch to find out movie titles. Sometimes movies start at 5:30. Please call the branch to confirm. All are welcome!


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24
Fri Dec 01
Fri Dec 08
Fri Dec 15
Fri Dec 22