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Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Frog Prince
Sat Dec 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a puppet show based on the classic Grimm's fairy tale! A spoiled princess learns to keep the promises she makes. Followed by a short film....

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film:  Despicable Me 3
Fri Dec 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist. Rated PG: 1hr 30min

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film:  Cars 3
Fri Nov 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he's still the best race care in the world. Rated PG: 1hr 50min

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 Puppet Show: The Green Man
Thu Oct 26, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Christopher defeats the Green Man by blowing out all three of the Green Man's candles, and restores the treasure to the King. Free tickets available at the branch 30 minutes before the performance.

Icon of the event P.A. Day Family Film:  Captain Underpants
Fri Oct 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants. Rated PG:1hr 30min

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 @ 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...