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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 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 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 The Gardens of Central Italy
Fri Apr 27, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Donna Fenice for a visual and historical journey through the gardens of Central Italy, from the extravagantly Baroque gardens created by powerful Cardinals vying for the Papacy to the elegant classically formal gardens o...

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 Opera Talks:
Wed Apr 04, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

In the final Opera Talk of the 2017/2018 season, join eminent musicologist Wayne Gooding for an engaging exploration of Anna Bolena in anticipation of the upcoming Canadian Opera Company production. The court of Henry VIII is...

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 Soul Music: A Brief History &
Wed Feb 28, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Otis Redding's late 1966 recording of "Try a Little Tenderness" is one of the greatest recordings in the history of soul music. Musicologist, Professor and Grammy Award winner Rob Bowman will situate Redding and Stax Records ...