West Asian Homelands Festival
North York Central Library is proud to celebrate Asian Heritage Month on Saturday May 14 with a full afternoon of great programs! We are one of the lucky branches that is able to host a Homelands Festival this year with our focus on West Asia.
The event will begin at 12:30 pm with a great presentation on Arab food and cooking.
At 2:00 pm a fun story time especially for families will feature the new book ‘Nearly Nonsense’ comprised of 10 traditional Hoja tales from Turkey.
Rounding out the event will be a Perisan music and dance performance featuring such instruments as the Tar, the Suling and the Kecapi at 3:30 pm.
The event is free and all are welcome! All events will take place on the Concourse level of the library. Please join us for what will be a great celebration of West Asian heritage and culture.