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Icon of the event Imagining technology: the genius of J. M. W. Turner's
Thu May 31, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Join Professor Duffy to discuss J. M. W. Turner's ...

Icon of the event Henna Tattoo Workshop
Sat May 26, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with Hina Yasir. Learn about the history of Henna Art and get your own henna tattoo!...

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 Asian Heritage Film Screening: The Apology ( NFB, 2016 )
Thu May 10, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Deer Park

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 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 Community Film Screening: Bluefin
Thu Apr 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Bluefin is a tale of epic stakes set in "the tuna capital of the world," North Lake, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The film explores the baffling mystery of why the normally wary bluefin tuna no longer fear humans.

Icon of the event Easter Egg Hunt
Sat Mar 31, 2018 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Retrieve an Easter Egg map at the front desk and use it to find 12 hidden eggs within Deer Park Library!...

Icon of the event Teen Gaming Tournament
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Drop in and enter our PlayStation 4 Tournaments. Whether you're an experienced gamer, or just starting out, Teen Gaming is sure to be a blast. You might even end up on our Gaming Wall of Fame!

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 04
Wed May 09
Wed May 23