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Icon of the event Dance of Death
Sat Oct 31, 2015 | 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Fairview

Join us for a spooky Halloween afternoon full of medieval monsters, otherworldly tales, and of course the famous Dance of Death!...

Icon of the event Halloween Puppet Show-
Fri Oct 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

A puppet show performance of the book, "Tailypo" by library staff. This story is about an old man who eats the tail of a strange creature called the tailypo. Tailypo then returns to seek revenge. Schools please call ahead to ...

Icon of the event Trade Routes and Translation Schools
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fairview

The 12th Century Renaissance was possible due to new access to information. In this talk by Pneuma Ensemble, learn about the musicians, scholars and tradespeople who travelled across Europe and beyond, carrying books and idea...

Icon of the event The Business of End of Art: Portfolio Development for Artists
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Maggie Doswell of Karma Creative art studio leads a workshop for artists on why a portfolio is important, and how to develop one that will show your work to its best advantage. Maggie Doswell, MBA, MFA, is a professional sel...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Gardiner Museum visits York Woods
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
York Woods

Did you know that clay is actually a type of soil? It is unique as you can make plates, cups and saucers with it. Join our talented ceramic artists and learn how to make your very own animal out of clay!...

Icon of the event Medieval Celebration
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fairview

Pneuma Ensemble hosts a seasonal medieval celebration, complete with traditional dances. Audience beware, you may be answerable to the King or Queen!...

Icon of the event Medieval Performers
Wed Oct 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

This introductory talk by Pneuma Ensemble will introduce you to some of the major voices of the Middle Ages. Their art spoke of wonders and horrors, and preserved portraits of the times in a way that touches the spirit....

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 MAP Family Saturdays - Bata Shoe Museum visits Fairview
Sat Oct 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behin...

Icon of the event Medieval Music, Medieval Philosophy
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

How did people understand music during the medieval times? This talk by Pneuma Ensemble will explore music as the animating force of the cosmos, as applied mathematics, and as a topic written about by the ancients. Find out w...