Calendar – February 2013

Deadline to submit listings for March; February 10


  • Art Exhibit: Fridays, Community Room, Photography by Quin McColgan.
  • Chess in the Library, Saturdays,12–1:30 p.m. For children, teens and adults. Drop in.
  • Author Talk: Bianca Lakoseljac, author of Summer of the Dancing Bear, Mon. Feb. 4, 2-3 p.m. Drop in.
  • Toddler Time, 19-35 months, Wednesdays Feb. 6, 13, 20, 9:30-10 a.m. Stories, songs and rhymes. Drop in.
  • Family Time, 19 months to 5, Wednesdays Feb, 6, 13, 20, 10:30-11 a.m.
  • Stories, songs and rhymes. Drop in.
  • Preschool, 3-5, Wednesdays Feb 6, 13, 20, 2-2:30 p.m. Stories, songs and rhymes. Drop in.
  • Baby Time, birth-18 months,Thursdays Feb. 7, 14, 21, first session 9:30-10 a.m., second session 10:15-10-45 a.m., bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. Drop in.
  • Lecture: Canada’s Role as a Peacekeeper in the World, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2-3 p.m.,by Major B.R. Power, Canadian Forces College, National Defence. Drop in.
  • Black History Month: National Film Board film Mighty Jerome, about runner Harry Jerome, Friday, Feb. 8, 2 p.m., 83 minutes. Caribbean folk songs and calypso, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 10-11 a.m. Roger Gibbs sings, strums, drums, dances, and narrates an interactive jam session presentation. Drop in.
  • Be My Valentine storytime, Saturday, Feb. 9, 10-10:30 a.m. Mushy stories and a craft. Drop in.
  • PA Day films, Friday, Feb. 15, 2-2:30 p.m. Film to be determined.
  • Teen Movie Night: Across the Universe, Thursday, Feb. 21, 5:30-8 p.m. Starring Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess and Joe Anderson. Drop in.
  • Local and Sustainable Food presentation by the Toronto Green Community, Monday, Feb. 25, 7–8 p.m. Drop in.
  • Youth Advisory Group, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 4-6 p.m. Planning for March Break.
  • Discover the ancient healing therapy of reflexology, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2-3 p.m. Janet Williams of Footsteps Reflexology School. Drop in.

ST. AUGUSTINE OF CANTERBURY, Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, Feb. 12, 5-7 p.m. Adults $7, seniors/children 12 & under $5.

CANADIAN FEDERATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN, Leaside-East York, monthly meeting at Northlea United Church, 125 Brentcliffe, Thursday, Feb. 21, 7.30 p.m. Speaker Sheila LaCroix, library coordinator, CAM-H, on eBooks: Back to the Future in the Academic Library. Visitors and new members welcome.

NORTH LEASIDE WOMEN’S GROUP: Feb. 5, Olive Oil Emporium, new business on Bayview . Feb. 12, Sunnybrook Plaza Home Hardware owner Malcolm Frisker talks about new gadgets for the home. Feb. 19, Leaside Garden Club member Rick Hutchings talks about his home garden design business. Feb. 26, Leasider Jane Pitfield tells about her expanded B&B endeavour into Quebec.

LEASIDE GARDEN SOCIETY at Leaside Library, Thursday, Feb. 14, refreshments 7 p.m., meeting 7:30. Exotic and common culinary herbs, growing and harvesting, Koidu Sulev from Richters.