Etobicoke Lakeshore

Humber College | Assembly Hall | Lakeshore Arts Mimico Square

Various

Toronto, ON

Etobicoke Lakeshore Culture Days aims to provide a close-to-home celebration of art and culture. On Saturday 28 - Sunday 29, September 2019, we will be offering various free, inclusive and family-friendly activities. This Etobicoke Lakeshore hub has 3 locations: Humber Lakeshore Campus 2 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr. 19 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr. -Waatebagaa Giizis Festival Lakeshore Arts - Mimico Square (Supported by Mimico-By-The-Lake BIA) 2445 Lake Shore Blvd. W. City of Toronto - Assembly Hall 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr.

Website

Location

Various

Toronto, ON

Organizer

Humber College/ Lakeshore Arts/ The Assembly Hall/ Mimico by the Lake BIA

nivedita.bhalla@humber.ca

Events

Henna ‘Mehndi’ Hands

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Humber College - Lakeshore Campus

The beauty of Henna, often referred to as Mehndi, can be experienced by kids and adults alike. This multicultural art form has been practiced In India, Pakistan, areas of the Middle East and parts of Africa for hundreds of years. The initia...

Rangoli - Art with a Purpose

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Humber College - Lakeshore Campus

Originated in India, Rangoli is an art form used to welcome gods and to bring good luck to the household. It is a type of decorative folk art where families and friends come together and create a unique floor design by using colored rice or...

African Voyages with Njacko Backo

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Humber College Student Welcome and Resource Centre - Lakeshore Campus

We all love a good story! Journey with musician, Njacko Backo for African Voyages in an interactive performance learning about the role of music, dance and storytelling in everyday life in Cameroon, Central Africa. Each person will lear...

DIY South African Inspired Jewellery

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Humber College Student Welcome and Resource Centre - Lakeshore Campus

Handcrafted African jewellery is known for its beauty and quality. This jewellery indicates an individual’s wealth, power and the standing in the society. The indigenous peoples of Africa are still known for their beautiful jewellery, using...

Create your own Swedish Dala Horse

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Humber College Student Welcome and Resource Centre - Lakeshore Campus

A Dalecarlian horse, also known as a Dala horse, is a traditional carved, painted wooden statue of a horse originating in the Swedish province of Dalarna (Dalecarlia). In the old days, the Dalecarlian horse was mostly used as a toy for chil...

Paint your own Matryoshka Dolls

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Humber College Student Welcome and Resource Centre - Lakeshore Campus

The Latin root word of Matryoshka is mater, meaning mother. Motherhood, family and fertility all influence the significance of the Russian nesting dolls. The Matryoshka doll is a symbol of a strong female matriarch and a central figure in t...

The Art of Wood Block Painting

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Humber College Student Welcome and Resource Centre - Lakeshore Campus

Block printing is known to have been used in India since at least the 12th century, although this method is thought to be around 2,000 years old. Indian artisans borrowed a technique from China, one theory states, and turned it into a cultu...

Chinese Lantern Workshop

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Humber College Student Welcome and Resource Centre - Lakeshore Campus

In Chinese culture, a red lantern symbolizes life and prosperity. The use of Chinese lanterns dates back to the first century A.D. First used chiefly to provide light, later, they were used by monks to pay homage to Buddha. Today, lanterns...

Papel Picado – Art of Punched Paper

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Humber College Student Welcome and Resource Centre - Lakeshore Campus

This Mexican folk art has been used since the 19th Century. The tradition originates from the practice of making Amatl (Kind of tree bark textile) by the Aztecs. The designs are commonly cut from colored tissue paper using a guide or templa...

Australian Inspired Clapping/Rhythm Sticks

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Humber College Student Welcome and Resource Centre - Lakeshore Campus

Clapping sticks are a traditional wooden percussion instrument where two sticks are tapped together to create a beat to accompany songs and ceremonies. Australian Aboriginal Clapping Sticks were traditionally made from the hard wood of the...

Peruvian Weaving Art

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Humber College Student Welcome and Resource Centre - Lakeshore Campus

This weaving has been an important part to the culture of Peru. The Designs are woven into the fabric and used as a means to communicate between various tribes in the Andes, because languages differed to a great extent. Today, besides using...

Waatebagaa Giizis Festival

Organized by Humber College Aboriginal Resource Centre/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Humber College Lakeshore Commons Field - Lakeshore Campus

The Waatebagaa Giizis Festival is a celebration of Indigenous identity. Over the past 6 years, the Aboriginal Resource Centre has been in partnership with Culture Days to bring together Humber staff/students and community members for ou...

“If You Like It, Then You Better Put a Frame on It.”

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Humber College Student Welcome and Resource Centre - Lakeshore Campus

Recipes? Photographs? Crafts? How do YOU preserve your family history and traditions? Explore the question of “heritage” through an immersive pop-up experience. Presented by the Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre.

#humberpublicpiano

Organized by Humber Galleries/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Humber College Student Welcome and Resource Centre - Lakeshore Campus

Share your love for music at Etobicoke Lakeshore Culture Days. A beautifully painted piano will be outside the Student Welcome & Resource Centre, open for everyone to play and share with the community. This painted piano is a project of Hum...

Corn Husk Doll Workshop

Organized by Humber College Aboriginal Resource Centre/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Humber College Lakeshore Commons Field - Lakeshore Campus

The corn husk doll story is one that teaches respect, love, non-judgement and support. This workshop is a tradition to the Haudenosaunee people where they make corn husk dolls for their children. Come hear the native story from Patricia Chr...

Trick the Eye! Art Wall Mural: presented by the Assembly Hall

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at City of Toronto Assembly Hall

People of all ages are invited to step into a world of optical illusions. Participants will have the opportunity to become part of the art by taking photos that immerses one's self into the artwork. Share your photos on Social Media, using...

Junior Robotics & Remote Controls: presented by the Assembly Hall

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at City of Toronto Assembly Hall

Take your child's Lego experience to the next level with this engaging intro class that offers all the fun and learning of popular Lego technique building, plus the challenge of computer programming! Using Lego's We-Do drag-and-drop icon-ba...

Cute as a Button! presented by the Assembly Hall

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at City of Toronto Assembly Hall

Learn how to make your own button using a button-making press. Choose to colour one of our predesigned images or get creative and design your own! Suitable for all ages.

Waxed Paper Art: presented by the Assembly Hall

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at City of Toronto Assembly Hall

Come by and get your creativity on by making a colourful ironed wax paper art piece, which is sure to brighten up any home or space. Suitable for ages 3 & up. Parent supervision is required.

Geometric Art For Healing And Awakening: presented by the Assembly Hall

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at City of Toronto Assembly Hall

The process and understanding of the meticulous nature of Islamic Geometry serves as a healing tool in unfolding the spirit and bringing us from separation to oneness and wholeness. Every step of this process-based art takes us deeper into...

KUNÉ – Canada’s Global Orchestra: presented by Humber College, the Assembly Hall and Lakeshore Arts

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at City of Toronto Assembly Hall

Celebrate and explore Canada’s cultural diversity with a family-friendly interactive musical performance by KUNÉ. Its 11 musicians hail from all corners of the globe—from Peru, Burkina Faso, Cuba, Ukraine, and beyond. KUNÉ (which means “tog...

Cardboard Community 2019

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Mimico Square

Help us build a play size version of our neighbourhood in Mimico Square. Houses, schools, stores and more, artist Cassandra Mignardi will draw out a map of Mimico filling the square including streets, buildings, and landmarks. We’re invitin...

All Natural Fabric Dying

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Mimico Square

Shibori is a Japanese technique for dying fabric. Join us on Culture Days with textile artist Denirée Isabel to try your hand at Shibori with natural indigo dyes. Dip, twist, tie and learn how to achieve a variety of effects on white fabric...

From Lakeshore With Love

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Mimico Square

This year’s Culture Days is all about celebrating our community, what better way to do that then to create postcards to tell your friends and family “I wish you were here” With postcard templates and collage materials provided from photogra...

Library of Things We Can Learn from Each Other

Organized by Humber College/Lakeshore Arts/Assembly Hall/Mimico by the Lake BIA at Lakeshore Arts Community Project Space

Library of Things We Can Learn from Each Other is an evolving, public collection of community-generated information. The participatory project welcomes into circulation knowledge, skills and insights from people in the community and functio...