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Icon of the event Film Club: Grassroots in Dry Lands
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Set in Palestine, Israel and Jordan, this intimate documentary reveals a unique human-rights-based approach to democratic change taking root in neighborhoods across the region. Rather than focus on top-down peace initiatives,...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Spadina Museum visits Evelyn Gregory branch
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Discover 1920s Toronto! Using objects from the collection, staff of Spadina Museum will guide you through an exploration of this interesting time in our history. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Egyptomania: Exploring our Love Affair with Ancient Egypt
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Ancient Egypt has influenced all aspects of modern society from fashion and architecture to our obsession with mummies. Come hear about the discovery of King Tutankhamun, a pyramid built as a residence in Illinois, the restin...

Icon of the event Film Club: Pipelines, Power and Democracy
Wed Sep 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

When it comes to fossil fuels, political power doesn't always lie where we think it does. Over the course of two years, director Olivier D. Asselin documented the growth of an anti-pipeline movement in Quebec that rekindled a...

Icon of the event Remembering the Bohemian Embassy
Fri Sep 23, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

The Bohemian Embassy was a 1960s avant garde coffee house and home to a generation of songwriters, dramatists, comics and poets. Gordon Lightfoot, Margaret Atwood, Ian and Sylvia Tyson, Lorne Michaels, Chick Roberts, of the Y...

Icon of the event Magic Camp
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Haven't received your Hogwarts letter yet? Here's the next best thing! Sign up for magic camp and learn amazing tricks and illusions from a professional magician over the course of one week, from 2-4 p.m. Discover the secret...


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Icon of the event Special Effects Make Up
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Learn how special effects make-up is used in film, and try out the techniques for yourself in this very hands-on workshop provided in partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival....

Icon of the event DJ Workshop with ScratchLab
Tue Aug 16, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Join Scratch Lab in a workshop that examines basic DJ techniques and the evolution of mp3 software in the DJing world. In this 2 hour session everyone will learn the basics of how to mix, match & scratch records, just like th...

Icon of the event Super Sarah
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Toronto Magician Super Sarah brings magic and comedy to her high energy show with lots of audience participation. Together, you'll discover that anything is possible when you believe in yourself. Ages 6-12.

Icon of the event Youth Cartooning & Animation
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Animator and character designer, Enzo Avolio, leads this exciting workshop for youth. Enzo has over 20 years of experience and has animated for both Warner Bros. and Disney T.V. He has designed characters on shows such as G...