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599. Hindu Spring Festival – February 14, 2016

Celebrate India’s spring at one of our beautiful Hindu temples. BAPS Swarminarayan Mandir, 61 Clairville Dr. Tel. 416-798-2277. www.baps.org/toronto.

598. Another Muslim Family Food Day – February 14, 2016

I don’t know what kind of food will be there this year, but last year’s Family Food Day had dishes from Mauritania, Syria, Senegal,

597. Losar – Tibetan New Year – February 13, 2016

Here is an opportunity to see the Tibetan Cultural Centre with its huge prayer wheel and prayer flags. It’s a chance to meet your

597. February Black History Month 2016

February is Black History Month and so far, we’ve found the following events to broaden our knowledge about our Black neighbours. Please let us

Lunar New Year Celebration Scarborough – February 7, 2016

Scarborough Civic Centre won’t have its big lunar New Year celebration this year, but Chinese performers will be at the Scarborough Civic Centre on

Suhaag South Asian Bridal Show – February 7, 2016

Bridal shows aren’t just for wedding planners. I love going to see what some members of our South Asian communities consider important, be they

593. Film with Bob Marley’s Granddaughter – February 5, 2016

RasTa: A Soul’s Journey. Free Film Screening with RSVP. Remarks by Donisha Prendergast. 6pm. Royal Ontario Museum. Attendees should enter though the President’s Choice

592. Conversation with creator of Little Mosque on the Prairie –  February 4, 2016

Beit Zatoun sent us a notice about the originator of a favourite television series. Ruth Author and filmmaker Zarqa Nawaz talks about the power

591. Toronto Tea Festival – January 30 and 31, 2016

Korean, Japanese and Chinese tea ceremonies — each different – will be demonstrated at the Toronto Tea Festival. Lots of tea samples to compare.

590. Chinese and Lunar New Year Celebrations February 8, 2016

 Stalls in Toronto’s many Chinatowns are already selling lucky laisee envelopes, calligraphy, and pictures of the Kitchen God. Just tour a Chinese mall to