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Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Need funding for your community group, arts organization, school, camp, or church group? Grant Connect is an online source of grants and fund information from 3,000+ Canadian foundations, 400+ corporations and government pro...

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Morningside

Join Artists from the Community Arts Guild to experiment with different kinds of storytelling. Tell your favourite stories, from personal to fictional to myths and folktales, and everything in between. We'll have guest storyt...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 14
Wed Oct 21
Wed Oct 28
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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Palmerston

Open to children ages 9-12, this free workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity. Working with professional dancers, musicians and authors, workshop participants will be guided through an i...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 06
Thu Oct 08
Tue Oct 13
Thu Oct 15
Tue Oct 20
Icon of the event Nancy Drew: Timeless Sleuth
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Locke

Classic and timeless sleuth, Nancy Drew is turning 85 this year. She remains smart, resourceful, and independent. Come get the scoop on Nancy, the people who created her as well as the mystery writers she has inspired....

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Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Suzy Lake's retrospective at the Art Gallery of Ontario was one of the highlights of this year. Hear the groundbreaking artist, performer and photographer discuss her career spanning five decades of work....

Icon of the event The Royal Ontario Museum Presents Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The presentation provides an overview of the dramatic story of this ancient civilization frozen in time. Casts of those lost in the catastrophe are among the exhibition's highlights. The exhibition includes approximately 200 ...

Icon of the event Mystery Author Talk: Angela Misri
Thu Oct 01, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wychwood

Toronto's own Angela Misri writes mystery fiction including a series of Sherlockian pastiche called the Portia Adams Adventures. Her wonderful new detective inherits 221 Baker Street in 1930 and travels to London to solve the...

Icon of the event West African Dance Class
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Eatonville

Take a journey with Coco in this interactive dance class to engage in the reciprocal relationship of the body with rhythms of the drums. All ages and all levels welcome. Drop in.

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 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 and creating an art piece using elements that are familiar to t...