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Icon of the event Henna Tattoo Workshop
Sat May 26, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month by getting henna tattoos with Hina Yasir. Join us and learn about the background and history of Henna Art and get your own henna tattoo!...

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 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 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.

Icon of the event Bad Singer - Good Singer
Thu May 03, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join author Tim Falconer (Bad Singer) and singer-songwriter and educator Tyler Ellis as they explore the culture, the science, the joy, and the gut-wrenching fear of raising your voice in song....

Icon of the event April Movie @ Palmerston : TBA
Thu Apr 19, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a night at the movies!...

Icon of the event Community Film Screening: Bluefin
Thu Apr 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Bluefin is a tale of epic stakes set in "the tuna capital of the world," North Lake, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The film explores the baffling mystery of why the normally wary bluefin tuna no longer fear humans....

Icon of the event Transformations: Stories of Partnership, Resilience & Positive Change
Wed Apr 11, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Leaside

Presented by the Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC), Transformations: Stories of Partnership, Resilience and Positive Change is a collaborative photojournalism initiative that invites you to actively engage ...

Icon of the event Film: RasTa - A Soul's Journey
Wed Apr 11, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

The journey of Donisha Prendergast, granddaughter of Rita and Bob Marley, who travels around the globe exploring the roots, evolution and impact of Rastafaria, and the influence of her iconic grandfather.

Icon of the event Stories Without Borders: Stories of Kings and Fools
Thu Mar 22, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

International storyteller Sahand Sahebdivani brings together his Persian and Dutch cultures to tell personal and traditional stories. For more information, contact the branch.