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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 Annual Outdoor Book Sale
Sat May 12, 2018 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

On this day we will be selling used books and other library materials at a reduced rate. More details to be announced on the day of the event....

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 Bad Singer - Good Singer
Thu May 03, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join author Tim Falconer (Bad Singer) and singer-songwriter and educator Tyler Ellis as they explore the culture, the science, the joy, and the gut-wrenching fear of raising your voice in song....

Icon of the event Film: RasTa - A Soul's Journey
Wed Apr 11, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

The journey of Donisha Prendergast, granddaughter of Rita and Bob Marley, who travels around the globe exploring the roots, evolution and impact of Rastafaria, and the influence of her iconic grandfather.

Icon of the event Film: RasTa - A Soul's Journey
Thu Apr 05, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

The journey of Donisha Prendergast, granddaughter of Rita and Bob Marley, who travels around the globe exploring the roots, evolution and impact of Rastafaria, and the influence of her iconic grandfather.

Icon of the event Info Session: Newcomer and Refugee Artist Mentorship
Wed Feb 28, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Interested in applying to Toronto Arts Council?s Newcomer and Refugee Artist Mentorship program? Attend our information session at York Woods Library on February 28th!...

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 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 Feb 17
Sat Mar 17
Sat Apr 21
Sat May 19