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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 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
Icon of the event Hoza! Interactive Djembe Drumming
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Port Union

This is an astounding music program of interactive songs and rhythms performed on the West African Djembe Drums. Children get to play a drum and feel the beat! The program will be held in the gymnasium of the Port Union Commu...

Icon of the event Friday Night Movie
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Come and watch a movie Friday evenings at Parkdale Library. Fun for the whole family! Please call the branch to find out movie titles. Sometimes movies start at 5:30. Please call the branch to confirm. All are welcome!


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23
Fri Apr 13
Icon of the event March Break Madness: Movie
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Drop in and enjoy a feature film with the whole family in our theatre! Groups of 10 or more please register. For children ages 0-12 and their caregiver.

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 Live in the Library: Polky Village Band
Fri Mar 02, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Polky Village Band takes you on a musical journey to Poland, bringing their shared passion for the unique and enigmatic style of Central and Eastern-European folk music to life with accordions, violins, clarinets, tsymbaly, d...

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 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 Live in the Library: Moskitto Bar
Fri Apr 06, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Enjoy Moskitto Bar?s unique blend of world fusion music, featuring Middle Eastern, Ukrainian, Celtic and klezmer influences....