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Icon of the event Theme Parks in France
Wed May 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Theme parks are places where you can learn while having fun. In France there are the classics but also others that offer activities around history, science and technology. What about going back to the middle age and experienc...

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film: Blackboards
Mon May 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Itinerant Kurdish teachers, carrying blackboards on their backs, look for students in the hills and villages of Iran, near the Iraqi border during the Iran-Iraq war. Directed by Samira Makhmalbaf. In Kurdish with English su...

Icon of the event Art and Life
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Explore artists' biographies, methods, and works, to reflect on common life experiences, and inspire your own creativity....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Icon of the event What Makes Toronto a Multicultural City?
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Almost all cities have people of diverse ethnicities living in them. Yet diversity of population alone does not make a multicultural city. The latter comes about with the civil rights and equality of all citizens. In Canada, ...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Thu Aug 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Escape the heat and watch a great film! Film titles will be announced in June. Dates: July 6, 13, 20, August 3, 10, 24 and 31

Icon of the event Hot Doc Fridays: The Sacred Sundance
Fri Jun 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

An account of a rare transmission of a sacred ceremony from one first nation to another within Canada. The film shows how the Sundance ritual brings social and spiritual healing to the indigenous communities in the East Coas...

Icon of the event Hot Doc Fridays: Hadwin's Judgement
Fri May 19, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The story of a logging engineer and how he was transformed into a violent and desperate environmental activist. Part of a series of 4 critically acclaimed documentaries by Canadian filmmakers.

Icon of the event Applefun Puppetry presents:  The Most Amazing Forest Trek
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Locke

Boldly go where few puppets have gone before! The forest is a peaceful place...until some nutty space explorers?? arrive. For ages 3 years and up.

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film: Laila's Birthday
Mon May 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A taxi-driving judge attempts to keep his promise to return home with a birthday cake for his young daughter while contending with everyday life in occupied territory and doing his best to keep unruly passengers in check. Di...

Icon of the event Don't Retire Your Love of Learning!
Thu May 25, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

What do The Harlem Renaissance, Islam in America and the Chrysler Building in New York City have in common? Come and see how members of Toronto's