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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 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 Live in the Library: Moskitto Bar
Fri Apr 06, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Enjoy Moskitto Bar?s unique blend of world fusion music, featuring Middle Eastern, Ukrainian, Celtic and klezmer influences....

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 Mar 17
Sat Apr 21
Sat May 19
Sat Jun 16
Icon of the event Monthly Movie Night @ Palmerston Branch
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a night at the movies!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 15
Icon of the event March Movie @ Palmerston: Megan Leavey
Thu Mar 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a night at the movies!...

Icon of the event Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Whether you are 2 or 92, 'the zoo' enables you to explore the Musical Instrument Lending Library's variety of instruments in a hands-on way. Drop in and make music! All ages....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 12
Tue Mar 13
Wed Mar 14
Thu Mar 15
Fri Mar 16
Icon of the event SoundMakers: Creating Sounds with Water
Wed Mar 07, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Weston

Percussionist Ryan Scott will perform and lead a participatory music making session, all themed around the tactile and versatile qualities of water....

Icon of the event SoundMakers: Creating Sounds with Water
Wed Mar 07, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Percussionist Ryan Scott will perform and lead a participatory music making session, all themed around the tactile and versatile qualities of water. Water is a core musical element in a fantastic piece called Water Passion Af...