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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 Hip Hop and History
Wed Feb 28, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Bendale

There is a direct correlation between our past and present through the music of Hip Hop. Join us as we take you a visual, emotional and educational journey that links where we have come from in Black Canadian history and wher...

Icon of the event Adult Afternoon Movies
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eglinton Square

Join us for a free afternoon movie. Bring a friend. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 08
Thu Apr 12
Thu May 10
Thu Jun 14
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 Monday Night at the Movies
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

Join us each week for a great movie. Free admission and you can bring your own refreshments. Contact the branch for a list of movie titles.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 26
Mon Mar 05
Mon Mar 12
Mon Mar 19
Mon Mar 26
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 Apr 11, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Leaside

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 Social Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for an evening of conversation about any topic of mutual interest and to exchange information, experience and knowledge. A great way to meet others in the neighbourhood and have fun!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 27
Tue Apr 24
Tue May 29
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