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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Scarborough Museum visits Agincourt
Sat Oct 17, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Scarborough Museum presents the Early Settler Experience. Enjoy discovery boxes, games, reproduction 19th century toys, and stories as you discover Scarborough's past!...

Icon of the event Movie Night: The Nightmare Before Christmas
Tue Oct 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a showing of The Nightmare Before Christmas film!...

Icon of the event Subway Mural Workshop
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Evelyn Gregory

Do you enjoy expressing yourself through visual art? Would you like to see your masterpiece displayed in the Toronto Subway System? In this 10 week workshop, students will be instructed by a professional artist and given th...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 09
Fri Oct 16
Fri Oct 23
Fri Oct 30
Fri Nov 06
Icon of the event Art Starts Presents: Moving Up! Hip Hop
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Maria A. Shchuka

Get your groove on and let's dance...Hip Hop style!! Learn to dance Hip Hop in this FREE program. Ages 5-13 Register on first day. For more information call Carleen at 647-203-8699

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 29
Thu Nov 05
Thu Nov 12
Thu Nov 19
Thu Nov 26
Icon of the event Halloween Parade and Draw a Monster Contest with Author Philippa Dowding
Sat Oct 31, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

DRAW A MONSTER CONTEST: Runs from Oct 3 to October 31. Pick up a form at Palmerston Library. You could win one of five copies of "Myles and the Monster Outside", a new book from award-winning local author Philippa Dowding (Du...

Icon of the event Star Wars Reads Day
Sat Oct 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Celebrate all things Star Wars at this special event where kids will train to be a Jedi by participating in training activities, games, and contests. The Force is strong in you, young Jedi!...

Icon of the event  Applefun Puppet Show - Robin Hood and the Dragon
Sun Jan 17, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with Robin Hood and the Dragon. Join Applefun Puppetry for 45-minutes of puppet show fun. Oh no! The Sheriff has stolen the money! The best way to get it back? A dancing contest of course! Aft...

Icon of the event Festive Music and Seasonal Readings with Rev.Tim Elliott and Judy Maddren
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Deer Park

Join the fabulous duo Rev. Tim Elliott and former CBC radio host Judy Maddren for a taste of the season. Sing along with musician Tim Elliott on the keyboard and listen to Judy Maddren reading excerpts from seasonal fare.

Icon of the event Meet Graphic Novelist Craig Thompson and the Space Dumplins
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meet Craig Thompson (Blankets, Habibi), author of the new all ages graphic novel "Space Dumplins" (Scholastic Canada, 2015). Craig will also be signing and sketching for fans. Suggested reading age 8-12, fans of all ages are ...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Weston
Sat Nov 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how wool from a sheep's back turns into a shawl or sweater. Tease, card, spin wool and take home your own woolen bracelet....