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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 Calligraphy for Beginners
Tue May 08, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn the basics of Chinese calligraphy. Before the end of the session, learners will be able to write simple Chinese characters on Xuan paper (traditional rice paper for calligrap...

Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Drama Club
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us for storytelling adventures. Explore the world of magic, witches, ghosts, silly mix-ups, and swordplay in the some of the greatest stories ever told!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 07
Sat Apr 14
Sat Apr 21
Sat Apr 28
Sat May 05
Icon of the event March Break Fun!  Movie
Fri Mar 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Unwind and relax with the whole family and enjoy a great movie! Movie TBD. For ages 5+

Icon of the event Cindy Cook from Polka Dot Door:  Sing'n Spell
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

A musical participation concert using puppets, songs, spelling games, dancing, riddles and different languages to show children of all ages that reading is FUN! All are welcome, drop-in....

Icon of the event Magician Jason Palter
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Parkdale

Come and watch a magic show featuring Jason Palter! A fast-paced, high energy performance, chock full of tons of magic, comedy and audience participation. Parents are welcome and encouraged to stay for the show. Fun for the w...

Icon of the event The Sentimentalists
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

More than just Magic! The Sentimentalists are two mind readers who get into your head and really tell you what you are thinking. Witness the impossible as Steffi Kay and Mysterion tell you things that only you know.

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Three Little Bears
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Parkdale

Puppet show fun for the whole family!...

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