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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 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 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 Chinese Calligraphy
Sat May 05, 2018 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month! Learn basic styles of the traditional art of fine writing, commonly referred to as "calligraphy". Space is limited to 12 participants. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Registra...

Icon of the event 6ix Rising: Toronto's Rap Ascendence
Tue May 01, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

This 2017 documentary from Vice's Noisey is a comprehensive portrait of the our city's current hip-hop world; featuring Pressa, CMDWN, Big Lean, Friyie and Jimmie Prime. Coarse language warning. FREE drop-in.

Icon of the event Coco
Mon Apr 30, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful La...

Icon of the event Word Art into Poetry
Sat Apr 28, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

We will create a giant word from Chiyogami and Origami Papers and give it a unique hashtag for social media to create poetic reach. Your own ideas are welcome. Bring your own cameras and take a selfie too. ...

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 Apr 21
Sat May 19
Sat Jun 16
Icon of the event April Movie @ Palmerston : I, Daniel Blake
Thu Apr 19, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a night at the movies! ...

Icon of the event Michael Phoenix-Greene Poetry Reading
Thu Apr 19, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Michael Phoenix-Greene is a Toronto based poet. A wonderful speaker with a great memory he will do a reading on the ground floor and the acoustics of the building will carry his voice to all. The author will have copies of hi...