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Icon of the event Indian Cultural Festival
Tue May 15, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Discover the Culture of India!...

Icon of the event Little Red Theatre presents The Tale of Peter Rabbit
Mon Mar 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Little Red Theatre brings the memorable tales of Beatrix Potter to life with animated puppets, mysterious shadows and lots of laughter. Whimsy abounds as we journey into the world of foxes, mice and bunnies with songs that ma...

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 Harp Music and Storytelling
Fri Mar 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for a harp circle and storytelling session with Martha Lawrance. Children will have the opportunity to try out mini harps, bells, and rhythm instruments....

Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Drama Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

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 Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 17
Sat Feb 24
Icon of the event From Skin to Steel and Beyond
Wed Feb 21, 2018 | 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Location: Evelyn Gregory

This exciting program challenges participants to develop a general understanding of steelpan, its history and its present cultural and social contributions to communities throughout the world and locally. This presentation is...

Icon of the event Ubuntu Drum and Dance Ensemble
Thu Feb 08, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: York Woods

Ubuntu Drum and Dance Ensemble will perform traditional African dances. Recommended for Grades 4 and up, limited seating in the theatre. Classes and groups of 10 or more must register by calling 416-395-5980 or email ywkids@t...

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 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 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....