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Icon of the event York Woods Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come join us in our Periodical Lounge for some casual chess. Players of all levels are welcome. A staff member will teach anyone who is interested in learning how to play.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 20
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 20
Icon of the event Toronto Kenjutsu Classical Japanese Swordsmanship
Sat May 12, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Toronto Kenjutsu practices an ancient form of Japanese swordsmanship known as Katori Shinto Ryu. This art was the first martial art ever designated an Intangible Cultural Asset by the Japanese government....

Icon of the event Urban Folk Art Salon
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant Library presents Urban Folk Art Salon. With host Gannon Hamilton; featuring poets, singers and songwriters....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 22
Thu Mar 29
Thu Apr 26
Icon of the event 6ix Rising: Documentary on Toronto's Rap Scene
Fri Mar 23, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

A comprehensive look at the hip hop scene in Toronto after the rise of Drake the the Weeknd. Presented by Noisey, this full length documentary includes interviews with Pressa, CMDWN, Big Lean and many more....

Icon of the event Writing Poetry Outside the Blocks: A Reading and Workshop with Gary Barwin
Sat Apr 28, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate National Poetry Month with acclaimed writer and poet Gary Barwin....

Icon of the event Film Night: The Second Mother
Fri Mar 02, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

When the estranged daughter of a hard-working live-in housekeeper suddenly appears, the unspoken class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray....

Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy for Beginners
Tue May 08, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn the basics of Chinese calligraphy. Before the end of the session, learners will be able to write simple Chinese characters on Xuan paper (traditional rice paper for calligrap...

Icon of the event Orchardviewers
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Spend an enjoyable afternoon listening to a range of performers. From author visits to musicians you will enjoy our entertainment on a weekly basis. Our 2018 winter session will host musicians, authors, explorers and more, do...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 22
Thu Mar 01
Thu Mar 08
Thu Mar 15
Thu Mar 22
Icon of the event Social Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for an evening of conversation about any topic of mutual interest and to exchange information, experience and knowledge. A great way to meet others in the neighbourhood and have fun!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 27
Tue Apr 24
Tue May 29
Icon of the event Classical Japanese Swordsmanship
Sat May 05, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us for a Classical Japanese Swordsmanship performance with Toronto Kenjutsu to celebrate Asian Heritage Month. No registration required, all ages welcome.