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Icon of the event TD Toronto Jazz Festival @ Don Mills Branch: Luis Mario Ochoa Quartet
Wed Jun 13, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Cuban-born guitarist, vocalist and composer Luis Mario Ochoa has been making an impact on the Toronto jazz and Latin music scenes since 1990. Join Luis Mario along with Hilario Duran (piano), Luis Orbegoso (percussion) and mu...

Icon of the event Ojibwe Ceremonial Openings and Closings
Wed May 30, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Jacqui Lavalley, Ojibwe Traditional Kokomis (Grandmother) /Teacher, will discuss Ojibwe opening and closing ceremonies, and demystify the methodology of these traditional activities.

Icon of the event Lost and Found: Orphan 32 Goes Home
Tue May 22, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Two year old Thanh Campbell was one of 57 war orphans rescued from Vietnam in 1975. As part of Operation Babylift, these children were flown out of Saigon, brought to Toronto, and adopted into Canadian families. They were bro...

Icon of the event Kamishibai Storytelling
Sat May 19, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, join storytellers from the Association for Japanese Culture for an hour of kamishibai (paper drama), a form of storytelling accompanied by a sequence of pictures. For ages 5 & up...

Icon of the event In concert with Pingxin Xu ? Master of yangqin (Chinese dulcimer)
Tue May 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

The first to hold a master degree in Yangqin Performance in China, and the youngest professor in that country, Pingxin Xu has introduced his Chinese dulcimer to hundreds of thousands of amazed audiences from all over the worl...

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 MAP Family Saturdays: Aga Khan Museum visits Don Mills
Sat May 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Learn about beautiful objects in the Aga Khan Museum collection and create your own art. Ages 6 & up.

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 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 ...