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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits York Woods branch
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

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 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 Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Mon Nov 07
Mon Nov 14
Icon of the event Bolly-Hop Dance
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us for a fun dance class, fusing the styles of Bollywood and Hip Hop dance. Accessible, fun, and lively, Culture Shock Toronto will get you moving and grooving, with fundamentals in both styles....

Icon of the event Play Reading Group
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Like reading aloud? Enjoy theatre? Join us for a free Community Play-Reading Group! This month's reading will be from...

Icon of the event Ciné-Club Français
Mon Sep 26, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

La bibliothèque vous invite à profiter du bon film, Bienvenue Chez les Ch'tis. Le film sera suivi d'une discussion. Sous-titres en français sera disponibles....

Icon of the event Authors in Conversation about their Works
Tue Nov 15, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Annette Street

NOT WHAT THEY SEEM -- the stories, intrigue and other possibilities that underlie lives, cottages, history, and burlesque!...

Icon of the event TIFF Special FX Workshop
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: York Woods

This workshop allows youth to experiment with creating special effects makeup. They choose between sci-fi/fantasy or action/horror themes. Youth have fun learning about various makeup techniques while transforming each other ...

Icon of the event Live in the Stacks: Doomsquad
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Doomsquad brings their electro-psych dance music to the stacks of the Parkdale branch on Saturday October 29....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Annette St. branch
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Learn how wool from a sheep becomes a sweater! Kids can try their hand at carding and spinning wool themselves. Call 416-393-7692 or visit the branch to register. Auditorium, lower level. Accessible by elevator.

Icon of the event Culture Days featuring Ensemble Topaz
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Ensemble Topaz, Toronto's premiere Eastern music and dance company, presents a performance and workshop of music and dance styles. Presenting a fusion of Turkish, Jewish, Central Asian, Indian, and Middle-Eastern songs and da...