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Icon of the event Canada Drums Hands-on Workshop
Sat Aug 19, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Celebrating drumming cultures and Canada with West African Djembe! Join us for this hands-on workshop for kids (ages 6-13). Presented by Bolokelen Malinke Percussion....

Icon of the event Film d'été: LA GUERRE DES TUQUES
Thu Aug 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Lorsque les vacances hivernales arrivent, un garçon et ses amis sont rejoints par la nouvelle fille pour un combat de boule de neige géante. Tous ages....

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
Icon of the event Puppet Show:  Anansi and the Moss Covered Rock
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

West African tale from picture book by Eric Kimmel. Anansi the spider used a strange rock to trick the other animals, until Bush Deer teaches him a lesson. Followed by a short film....

Icon of the event Puppet Shows at Parliament
10:30 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for our monthly puppet show. Every month is a whole new show!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 20
Thu Aug 17
Icon of the event Summer Family Film: Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Thu Aug 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

A young woman whose father has been imprisoned by a terrifying beast offers herself in his place, unaware that her captor is actually a prince, physically altered by a magic spell. It's a tale as old as time! Rated PG: 1hr 24...

Icon of the event Local Stories with WordPlay Collective - Saturday Drop-in
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Explore your cultural, mythical and personal stories through theatre, music and digital arts with Artists in the Library, Tijana Spasic and Anahita Dehbonehie. During this 12-week program learn storytelling, interview techniq...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 23
Sat Sep 30
Sat Oct 07
Sat Oct 14
Sat Oct 21
Icon of the event Hands on Exotics: Explore Australia
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Come on a wild adventure to learn about animals from Australia. Get up close and meet a red kangaroo, bearded dragon, sugar glider, blue-tongued skink, and more!...

Icon of the event Streetdance Theatre Creation with Mix Mix Dance Collective
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for free open-level dance workshops in the styles of Waacking, House dance, African dance, Jazz Funk, Contemporary dance & yoga. You're also invited to witness Mix Mix Dance Collective's rehearsal process, ask questi...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Wed Sep 06
Mon Sep 11
Tue Sep 12
Wed Sep 13
Icon of the event The Story of the Steeldrum
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: York Woods

Learn how the steelpan came to be and its evolution in Trinidad. Pat "Panman Pat" McNeilly will explain how this unique instrument came to Canada and the defining role it plays in the Toronto Caribbean Carnival, A.K.A. Cariba...