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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 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 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 Applefun Puppetry Presents: The Purple Pirate
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Enjoy an interactive puppet show with "The Purple Pirate"....

Icon of the event Hoza! Interactive Djembe Drumming
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Port Union

This is an astounding music program of interactive songs and rhythms performed on the West African Djembe Drums. Children get to play a drum and feel the beat! The program will be held in the gymnasium of the Port Union Commu...

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 P.A. Day Family Film
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Jan 19: The Lego Ninjago Movie (PG 1hr 40min)...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 16
Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
Fri Feb 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Looking for something to do on your P.A. Day? Come and watch a fun movie at the library! We will be watching "The LEGO Ninjago Movie". This movie is rated G. No registration required. Groups must call ahead to check space ava...