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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 Chinese Music Live Recital
Sat May 05, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Maryvale

Come join this remarkable Drop-in Asian Heritage Month program at the Centre Court outside Maryale Branch. You will enjoy some of the most famous melodies played by traditional Chinese musical instruments; learn the stories b...

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 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 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 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 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. Water is a core musical element in a fantastic piece called Water Passion Af...

Icon of the event Introduction to Canadian Genealogy Records
Tue Mar 06, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Guest family researcher Natalie Lisowiec will present an introduction to researching your family history in Canada and the resources that are available.

Icon of the event Afternoon At The Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Weston

From classics to recently released titles, we show them all! For this month's feature, and all other inquiries, please contact the branch staff at 416-394-1016.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 14
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 11
Wed Apr 25