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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 Film: Loving
Tue May 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

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 Transformations: Stories of Partnership, Resilience & Positive Change
Wed May 09, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Downsview

Presented by the Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC), Transformations: Stories of Partnership, Resilience and Positive Change is a collaborative photojournalism initiative that invites you to actively engage ...

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 Film: The Carbon Rush
Tue Apr 17, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Incinerators burning garbage in India. Hundreds of hydroelectric dams in Panama. Biogas extracted from palm oil in Honduras. Eucalyptus forests harvested for charcoal in Brazil. What do these projects have in common? They are...

Icon of the event The Beatles in Canada: The Origins of Beatlemania/The Recording Reference Guide
Thu Mar 29, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Canadian teens fell in love with The Beatles months before teens in the U.S. did. Learn about the events, people and stories that led to Beatlemania in Canada during 1963 and 1964. ...

Icon of the event Film: Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada
Tue Mar 20, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Feminism has shaped the society we live in. But just how far has it brought us, and how relevant is it today? This documentary focuses on important issues such as violence against women, access to abortion, and universal chil...

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 Mar 17
Sat Apr 21
Sat May 19
Sat Jun 16
Icon of the event Introduction to Canadian Genealogy Records
Tue Mar 06, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Guest family researcher Natalie Lisowiec will present an introduction to researching your family history in Canada and the resources that are available.