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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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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...


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Icon of the event Suzy Lake
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 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. ...

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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!...

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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 ...

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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....