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Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
Fri Jun 08, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Relax and watch a fun, family-friendly movie! Feel free to bring your own snacks. ...

Icon of the event Learning Circle: Discover Sign Language
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Learning circles at the library are study groups guided by staff for people who want to take a free online course together in a welcoming space. Learners meet weekly and work together through the course material. Connect with...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 05
Thu Apr 12
Thu Apr 19
Thu Apr 26
Thu May 03
Icon of the event Métis Nation of Ontario presents Métis Family Fun Day!
Sat Mar 24, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us for an afternoon of fun and learning for all ages! Enjoy a taco, try your hand at playing the spoons and come learn Métis culture from special guests MNO Senators Constance Simmonds and Ralph Wolf Thistle.

Icon of the event Teen Gaming Tournament
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Drop in and enter our PlayStation 4 Tournaments. Whether you're an experienced gamer, or just starting out, Teen Gaming is sure to be a blast. You might even end up on our Gaming Wall of Fame!

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 04
Wed May 09
Wed May 23
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 Modern Paintings in Mennonite Country: Artist talk with Natalia Starikova-Abud
Thu Apr 12, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Attention art lovers! Join us for a meet & greet with our April artist, Natalia Starikova-Abud, where she will talk about her art career and current show.

Icon of the event Film: As the Crow Flies
Tue Jul 17, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Follow a group of elite Royal Canadian Air Cadets as they undergo seven weeks at an elite flight-training camp to get their pilot's license, which normally takes six to eight months. Filmmaker Tess Girard?herself a graduate o...

Icon of the event Stress Relief Thru Meditation
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy, stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required. All ages and experience levels welcome.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 21
Sat May 19
Sat Jun 16
Icon of the event Discover Japan: Kimono Demonstration and Hands on Calligraphy
Tue May 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

The Kimono is a traditional Japanese costume, now worn only for special occasions such as weddings, tea ceremonies, formal parties, and festivals. Join us to learn about the history of the Kimono as well as a hands-on demonst...

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 Mar 29
Thu Apr 26