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Icon of the event Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! A Musical with Puppets
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Soli and Rob present "Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!" - a musical with puppets....

Icon of the event Make a Film in a Day with TIFF
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

This workshop encourages students to experience the art of filmmaking first-hand. Working collaboratively under the guidance of TIFF's pros, they will write, pitch and shoot a short film....

Icon of the event Owen Anderson Presents: The Red White & Wow Magic Show
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Don Mills

Get ready for magic, mirth and mayhem with loads of audience participation and a CANADA 150 birthday theme! For ages 5 & up....

Icon of the event Danny - Canadian Documentary Film
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Known as a fighter, charismatic leader and unflinching former Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, Danny Williams (Premier from 2003 to 2010) built a legacy of being the most popular - and controversial - Canadian politician...

Icon of the event Grasslands Project Documentary Film
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

In the southern Prairies neighbours look out for each other, communities come together--and it only takes a gentle but persistent hand to get the fiercely independent residents to share their fascinating stories. Grasslands P...

Icon of the event Gumboots Dance Workshop
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Ready, set, GUMBOOTS! Join Just Aissi from Montreal as he demonstrates this traditional South African art that mixes percussion and dance. Bring some rubber boots and get ready to create wild rhythms! Ages 5 & up....

Icon of the event Summer Family Movies
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us for four summer family movies in the air-conditioned Palmerston Library Theatre! Titles to be confirmed later....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 03
Thu Aug 10
Icon of the event Palmerston Poetry and Music Salons
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us in the beautiful Palmerston Library Theatre for our monthly Poetry and Music Salons, hosted by local poet and artist Brenda Clews on the last Saturday of the month, 2-4pm. All are welcome for this free event. The salo...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 24
Icon of the event Pride Vogue Dance Workshop
Sat Jun 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

The ballroom scene is one of the most creative movements to emerge from LGBTQ history. Started by Black and Latino drag queens, gender benders and aspiring fashionistas in New York City in the 1970s, the ballroom floor is an ...

Icon of the event Angry Inuk
Tue Jun 20, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

In this award-winning documentary, director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril brings Inuit voices to the forefront on Canada's seal hunt. Here, viewers meet the hunters, craftspeople, and families for whom the seal hunt is a critical par...