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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 Food Demonstration: Mochi Making
Mon May 14, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month by learning to make your own mochi. All ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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 The Beatles in Canada: The Origins of Beatlemania
Tue Mar 20, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Canadian teens fell in love with The Beatles months before teens in the U.S. did. Learn about the events, people and stories that led to Beatlemania in Canada during 1963 and 1964. ...

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 Knit & Lit
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Bring your needles and yarn and share ideas, skills or knit socially. We supply teaching and knitting-related books. Call 416-396-3865 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 24
Sat Apr 07
Sat Apr 21
Sat May 05
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. ...