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Icon of the event 2017 Geocaching International Film Festival - GIFF
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

"With every new incredible geocache container, every clever hide, every log that reads like an epic journey, it becomes apparent: the geocaching community is one of the most creative groups of people on the planet. At this ye...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Locke
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Locke

Learn how wool from a sheep becomes a sweater. Try carding and spinning wool.

Icon of the event Halloween Puppet Show
Mon Oct 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for a Halloween-inspired puppet show and activity. For group reservations, please call 416-393-7717. This program is suitable for children 3+.

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us on for a fun film suitable for the whole family. Titles to be announce on a later date.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Nov 17
Icon of the event  Trollope/social change and Downton Abbey with Judith Knelman
Thu Oct 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Julian Fellowes, the creator of Downton Abbey, has acknowledged that he was inspired by the Victorian novelist Anthony Trollope. Judith Knelman looks at Downton as an extension of Trollope?s Palliser novels, particularly Ca...

Icon of the event Spirit of Africa
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Get ready to move! This two hour workshop will consist of a series of movements, songs and drum rhythms from different parts of West Africa, followed by a lesson of a popular African dance.

Icon of the event Culture Days: It's Cool...It's Ceilidh!
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Locke

Ceilidh dance is the 'party dance' of Scotland, Ireland and our own East Coast. This interactive, one-hour program will have everyone dancing together: a rare and wonderful thing! Absolutely no experience necessary! Come joi...

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library with Ensemble Topaz
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Ensemble Topaz is pleased to present their diverse music and dance arts from Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus. An interactive one-hour session will include demonstrations of dance, music and rhythm. All are welcome. P...

Icon of the event Collage and Contemporary Art
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Coined in the 20th Century, collage is used by artists to make political statements and as process work to explore different formal relationships (colour, shape, size, texture, etc.)....

Icon of the event Learn to Dance Salsa and Bachata!
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Salsa and Bachata are two of the most popular Latin dance styles around the world. Originating from Cuba and the Dominican Republic, these dances are as colourful as their countries of origin. History, culture, and the beauty...