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

Join us for an evening of jazz at Don Mills Branch presented in partnership with Toronto Downtown Jazz Society. Please register for this free program by calling (416) 395-5710.

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Come to library and watch a movie suitable for the whole family. For more information, call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 08
Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie
Fri Jun 08, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Relax and watch a fun, family-friendly movie! Feel free to bring your own snacks. ...

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 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 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 Food Demonstration: Mochi Making
Mon May 14, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month by learning to make your own mochi. All ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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 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 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...