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Icon of the event Big Giant Book Sale
Sat Jun 09, 2018 | 10:00 am - 10:00 am
Location: Lillian H. Smith

We will be hosting a book sale in the late spring when hopefully the weather is very pleasant. Come buy some lightly used books for your bookshelf or book box, and see a wide selection of Canadian content.

Icon of the event Mother - Asian Movie Month
Thu May 31, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A mother desperately tries to overturn her son's murder conviction,and find the killer who set him up in this ironic comedy-drama. Korean with English subtitles. Drop in. Rated 18A

Icon of the event Election - Asian Movie Month
Thu May 24, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A democratic election within an organized crime society is about to take place. It won 14 Golden Horse Awards in Hong Kong cinema. In Cantonese with English subtitles. Drop in. Rated 14A

Icon of the event Creepy - Asian Movie Month
Thu May 17, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Ex-detective Koichi's old police buddies come calling for his help on a mysterious case, which may be related to the strange goings-on next door, in this insidiously constructed narrative that braids plot twists on top of pl...

Icon of the event Film: Loving
Tue May 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court....

Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy for Beginners
Tue May 08, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn the basics of Chinese calligraphy. Before the end of the session, learners will be able to write simple Chinese characters on Xuan paper (traditional rice paper for calligrap...

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

We will construct an original poem from a Word Art project and photo-document the results for social media. Possible mediums include paint, fabric, and stamps. Your own ideas are welcome but there will also be materials provi...

Icon of the event Film: The Carbon Rush
Tue Apr 17, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Incinerators burning garbage in India. Hundreds of hydroelectric dams in Panama. Biogas extracted from palm oil in Honduras. Eucalyptus forests harvested for charcoal in Brazil. What do these projects have in common? They are...

Icon of the event Singing Ourselves Home (A Ukulele Workshop)
Sat Apr 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join Annie Sun for a Ukulele Workshop featuring songs in Mandarin. Bring your own Ukulele....