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Icon of the event Indian Cultural Festival
Tue May 15, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Discover the Culture of India!...

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 Classical Japanese Swordsmanship
Sat May 05, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us for a Classical Japanese Swordsmanship performance with Toronto Kenjutsu to celebrate Asian Heritage Month. No registration required, all ages welcome.

Icon of the event Opera Talks:
Wed Apr 04, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

In the final Opera Talk of the 2017/2018 season, join eminent musicologist Wayne Gooding for an engaging exploration of Anna Bolena in anticipation of the upcoming Canadian Opera Company production. The court of Henry VIII is...

Icon of the event Introduction to Calligraphy Workshop
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join us for an introductory calligraphy workshop- the art of beautiful writing. Learn how to write letters in both capital and lower case, and create a personalized bookmark to take home. For teens. Register in person or by ...

Icon of the event Finding Your Creative Eye: Photography Workshop
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a photography workshop! Through a series of hands-on exercises and an interactive Q&A session, professional photographer Stephen Caissie will lay out a foundation for participants to develop their photographic art...

Icon of the event Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Whether you are 2 or 92, 'the zoo' enables you to explore the Musical Instrument Lending Library's variety of instruments in a hands-on way. Drop in and make music! All ages....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 12
Tue Mar 13
Wed Mar 14
Thu Mar 15
Fri Mar 16
Icon of the event SoundMakers: Creating Sounds with Water
Wed Mar 07, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Percussionist Ryan Scott will perform and lead a participatory music making session, all themed around the tactile and versatile qualities of water. Water is a core musical element in a fantastic piece called Water Passion Af...

Icon of the event Soul Music: A Brief History &
Wed Feb 28, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Otis Redding's late 1966 recording of "Try a Little Tenderness" is one of the greatest recordings in the history of soul music. Musicologist, Professor and Grammy Award winner Rob Bowman will situate Redding and Stax Records ...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie: The LEGO Ninjago Movie
Fri Feb 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Come join us and watch a fun movie the whole family can enjoy!...