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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 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 Puppet Show
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

Welcome back to school with our staff puppet show "The Monkey and the Crocodile" performed at Palmerston Library Theatre. Based on an ancient tale from India....

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Thu Aug 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Palmerston

Join us for a fun family movie on a big screen in the air-conditioned Palmerston Library Theatre. We will also wrap up our TD Summer Reading Club and announce the branch club winners of raffles and contests!...

Icon of the event Planet IndigenUS Festival 2015!
Fri Aug 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Parliament Street

This program has been cancelled. Click Related link for other Planet IndigenUS programs at the library. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Icon of the event Family Interactive Indigenous Storytelling with Aqua
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Palmerston

Planet IndigenUS 2015! Aqua uses one of the oldest standing traditions of storytelling to share the significance and relevance of the Seven Grandfather teachings. She uses a kinesthetic approach to sharing the medicine wheel ...

Icon of the event Vivi Sorensen - Uaajeerneq: Storytelling through Mask Dance
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North York Central Library

Planet IndigenUS 2015! Born in Nuuk, Greenland, Vivi Sorensen is an Inuk mask dancer, actress and TV personality. Uaajeerneq, the East Greenlandic form of storytelling through mask dance, was traditionally performed during th...

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Thu Jul 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

Join us for our summer puppet show special "The Umbrella Thief" in Palmerston Library Theatre! Based on a folktale from Sri Lanka....