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Icon of the event Doodling landscapes: a family art adventure
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Runnymede

Children and their parent/caregiver will explore drawing and colouring on the theme of urban landscapes of Toronto. Children and their parents will work together to create an art piece using elements that are familiar to them...

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library: West African Dance Class with Coco Murray
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Palmerston

An interactive one-hour dance class to live traditional drumming, focusing on beginner technique. Take a journey with Coco to engage in the reciprocal relationship of the body with rhythms of the "dunun" - West African drum. ...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Todmorden Mills Heritage Site visits Palmerston
Sat Oct 17, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Palmerston

Toys of the Past!...

Icon of the event Shakespeare: The First Folio with Vrenia Ivonoffski, Act II, Ryerson University
Tue Oct 06, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Deer Park

TAKE TWO SONNETS AND CALL ME IN THE MORNING: THE SHAKESPEARE PRESCRIPTION...

Icon of the event Puppet Show
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

Welcome back to school with our staff puppet show "The Monkey and the Crocodile" performed at Palmerston Library Theatre. Based on an ancient tale from India....

Icon of the event 400th anniversary of  Étienne Brûlé Journey of 1615.    Stories
Sat Sep 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

Hear the story of Turtle Island and Moon Woman's children. Learn about the Humber River and the trail near by; how it was shared eventually with the French newcomers and later the English....

Icon of the event New Music 101: New Music New Audiences: Electronic Interfaces
Tue Nov 10, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

Local sound artists demonstrate unique electronic musical interfaces, and generate group compositions with the audience. Bring your iPad to join in the fun! Palmerston Library Theatre....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Museum of Inuit Art visits Runnymede
Sat Nov 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

Touch museum artifacts, play traditional Inuit games, and make your own piece of art....

Icon of the event Broadway Musicals with Jordan Klapman
Fri Nov 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Deer Park

Explore the lives and music of some of Broadway's greatest composers which contributed to the making of The Great American Songbook.Composers like Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Harold Arlen and many more....

Icon of the event Gardens of the Loire Valley with Donna Fenice
Fri Nov 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Deer Park

Against the spectacular backdrop of the castles of the Loire Valley, Donna Fenice takes us on a tour of the most beautiful and interesting gardens in the region. "To create a beautiful garden," observed one gardener, "one nee...