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Icon of the event Film Club: Things Arab Men Say
Wed Nov 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

This engaging documentary introduces us to Jay, Ghassan, Faisal, Adnan, Falah, Bashar and Ramey, who spend an afternoon in a barber shop discussing work, family, politics, and religion while getting haircuts and a shave. We b...

Icon of the event Orchardviewers - Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail
Thu Nov 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada, with 890 km of trail between Niagara and Tobermory. Built and maintained by volunteers, it spans the spectacular Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Bios...

Icon of the event Heritage Trees: Preserving our Natural Roots
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Edith George presents Heritage Trees: Preserving our Natural Roots. What is a Heritage Tree? Why is it important to protect them? Learn how a tree can be designated using the toolkit produced by the Ontario Heritage Tree Alli...

Icon of the event ND's Haunted House! TWO DAYS!
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Do you have what it takes to walk through Northern District's Haunted House? They say the Northern District Library is haunted and spirits linger the halls on Hallows Eve. Come out if you're up for a fright! All ages welco...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 29
Mon Oct 31
Icon of the event Film Club: Grassroots in Dry Lands
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Set in Palestine, Israel and Jordan, this intimate documentary reveals a unique human-rights-based approach to democratic change taking root in neighborhoods across the region. Rather than focus on top-down peace initiatives,...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Weston branch
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Weston

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behin...

Icon of the event Orchardviewers - Piano Recital by Zhao Lin
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Spend an enjoyable afternoon listening to a piano performance by Zhao Lin. An accompanying visual slideshow that complements the music (Schumann, Schubert and an attractive piece by a Canadian composer) will also been shown....

Icon of the event That Sugar Film
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Follows Damon Gameau as he embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as healthy. Highlights some of the issues that plague ...

Icon of the event Film Club: Pipelines, Power and Democracy
Wed Sep 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

When it comes to fossil fuels, political power doesn't always lie where we think it does. Over the course of two years, director Olivier D. Asselin documented the growth of an anti-pipeline movement in Quebec that rekindled a...

Icon of the event Orchardviewers - Moving Toronto: Underground with the TTC
Thu Sep 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Spend an enjoyable afternoon listening to Weilan Huang from T2P Films. He will discuss the signals and wayside signage used by the TTC subway operating crews. No registration required. This program will be held in Room 224.