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Icon of the event Hands on Exotics
Mon Jul 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Watch a special live-animal show from Hands on Exotics featuring animals from Australia. Monday July 4, from 2:00-3:00pm. All ages. Drop in. Groups of 10 or more please register. This program will be in the theatre, no food o...

Icon of the event Indigenous Legends & Stories: Films
Fri Jun 17, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Join us in celebrating Aboriginal History Month. We will be showing 8 short movies from the National Film Board of Canada. From animation to 3D modelling, Mi'gmaq and Inuit traditions, these family-friendly films preserve Ind...

Icon of the event Saturday Morning Knitting
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Knitters of all levels are invited to meet for knitting and socializing. Bring your own materials. Share your knowledge and love of knitting. Limited instruction (note this is not a class for beginners to learn to knit). Fr...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Doors Open
Sat May 28, 2016 | All Day
Location: Annette Street

Open Saturday 10-5, last admittance 4:30...

Icon of the event French Conversation Circle
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Practice your French conversation skills, make new friends, and learn to speak French with confidence. For more details and to register, please call 416-395-5980.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Mon Aug 22
Mon Aug 29
Icon of the event The Twisted Ones: Wild Balloon Art
Wed Jul 06, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Join Debbie and her balloons for a show that is packed with games, incredible balloon costumes, magic, cool music, and lots of wide smiles. The best part is when everyone learns how to make their very own balloon dog!...

Icon of the event Red Slam Collective - 4 Directions Hip Hop Fusion
Fri Jun 17, 2016 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

Red Slam Collective is an indigenous hip hop fusion arts movement whose 4 Directions Urban Arts engagement and musical projects uplift, self-identify and promote unity through Spoken, Lyricism which Arranges Meaning (SLAM)....

Icon of the event Strings Attached Orchestra Chamber Group
Fri Jul 08, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

The Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library brings you Strings Attached Orchestra Chamber Group. Enjoy an assortment of music from the 17th to the 21st century. Popular music, Jazz and the Classics. All are welc...

Icon of the event Toronto Poetry Circle
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Join us in discovering poetry. All are welcome who are interested in learning about, sharing and discussing diverse collections of poetry. This is not a writer's circle. Come prepared to share a favorite poem....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jul 06
Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event Chalk it up!
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Learn how to draw with chalk, create your own stencils, make your own sidewalk chalk and help make an outdoor chalk mural! In partnership with VIBE Arts for Children and Youth. Starting Tuesdays April 26 from 4:30-6:00pm in t...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14