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17. November 20-21

There’s much happening this weekend in the multicultural department. Can anyone fit in the Santa Claus parade, the 29th Annual Swedish Christmas Festival, and

16. Bazaar at a Japanese Church

I didn’t think the annual bazaar at the Japanese Buddhist Church at 1011 Sheppard West fitted the ground rules for my calendar. It was

 My friend Anne says the potters are from various origins and often use  ethnic designs.  In any case, this is the ceramic show season.  Christmas

14. Drum Circle

I arrived at 5:30pm, the appointed time. The Native Centre is in a massive mansion at 16 Spadina Road, north of Bloor. Michele was in

13. Vishnu Mandir Temple

I celebrated Diwali at the Vishnu Mandir on Yonge near Highway 407. Earlier, I telephoned the person mentioned on its web-site to confirm the

12. Search for Perfection

   The Road to Asia last Saturday was almost perfect. It was November and the festival was indoors.  It was at the Japanese Canadian

11. Free Irish Events

  Maureen Mulvey-O’Leary who publishes a monthly list of Celtic events in Ontario has told us about two free ones. Both are part of

10. Drums at the Reference Library

Dancing. Image©Ruth Lor Malloy2010 This event last Wednesday was a perfect introduction to First Nations dance and drumming and it was free. All of

9. Diwali at Little India

  Should you go to Little India this weekend? I’ve been at festivals twice now at Gerrard and Coxwell and they can be fun.

8. Hindu Festival of Lights

Swaminarayan. Image © 2010 Ruth Lor Malloy. This weekend is Deepavali or Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights. This is one of the religion’s