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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: The Toronto Zoo visits Gerrard/Ashdale branch
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Rock-a-bye Baby is a popular nursery song and this past year, with the arrival of many special Zoo babies, we?ve been singing a lot at the Toronto Zoo. Announcing ONE polar bear cub; TWO giant panda cubs, THREE baby desert g...

Icon of the event Music and Movement for Kids (Ages 2-6)
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join Palmerston staff for a series of four Monday afternoon sessions of Music and Movement for Kids - enjoy songs, dance and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as languag...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 14
Mon Nov 21
Icon of the event Toronto: Made for the 21st Century
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

From the time of the first peoples, to the energy of today?s ?global village?, Toronto has always been a gathering place ? a place of trade, stabilized by community and endowed with the essential sinews of human hope. Join Da...

Icon of the event Develop the Artist in You - Theme: Arts & Culture
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Discover the joy of drawing, painting and learning about art history....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 05
Sat Nov 12
Sat Nov 19
Icon of the event Art Club - Theme: Art and Culture
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Discover the joy of drawing, painting, collage and learning about art history....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 04
Fri Nov 11
Fri Nov 18
Icon of the event Unleash Your Inner Artist
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Discover the joy of drawing, painting, collage and learning about art history....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 03
Thu Nov 10
Thu Nov 17
Icon of the event Chinese Calligraphy for Beginners
Wed Nov 02, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn the basics of Chinese calligraphy. It requires lots of concentration and practice. Before the end of the session, learners will be able to write simple Chinese characters on ...

Icon of the event Halloween Spooktacular!
Mon Oct 31, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Jones

Come to Jones this Halloween for some spooktacular fun! Wear your costume and visit our haunted house! All are welcome!

Icon of the event Teen Halloween Movie
Fri Oct 28, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Bring a buddy and celebrate the spookiest time of the year with snacks and a scary movie. This program is for teens 13 and up only....

Icon of the event Dracula's Hotel: A Family Puppet Show
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

See what happens when Dracula is forced to open up his castle as a hotel.