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Icon of the event Cindy Cook from Polka Dot Door:  Sing'n Spell
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

A musical participation concert using puppets, songs, spelling games, dancing, riddles and different languages to show children of all ages that reading is FUN! All are welcome, drop-in....

Icon of the event March Break Movie: My Little Pony: The Movie
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Don Mills

After a dark force conquers Canterlot, the Mane 6 embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship to save their homeland. 99 mi...

Icon of the event Introduction to Calligraphy Workshop
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join us for an introductory calligraphy workshop- the art of beautiful writing. Learn how to write letters in both capital and lower case, and create a personalized bookmark to take home. For teens. Register in person or by ...

Icon of the event Hoza! Interactive Djembe Drumming
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Port Union

This is an astounding music program of interactive songs and rhythms performed on the West African Djembe Drums. Children get to play a drum and feel the beat! The program will be held in the gymnasium of the Port Union Commu...

Icon of the event The Sentimentalists
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

More than just Magic! The Sentimentalists are two mind readers who get into your head and really tell you what you are thinking. Witness the impossible as Steffi Kay and Mysterion tell you things that only you know.

Icon of the event Magician Kyle Livingston
Mon Mar 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Kids will be thrilled to meet Kyle, a remarkable young illusionist and hypnotist with a unique style and flair. For ages 5 & up....

Icon of the event Soul Music: A Brief History &
Wed Feb 28, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Otis Redding's late 1966 recording of "Try a Little Tenderness" is one of the greatest recordings in the history of soul music. Musicologist, Professor and Grammy Award winner Rob Bowman will situate Redding and Stax Records ...

Icon of the event From Skin to Steel and Beyond
Wed Feb 21, 2018 | 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Location: Evelyn Gregory

This exciting program challenges participants to develop a general understanding of steelpan, its history and its present cultural and social contributions to communities throughout the world and locally. This presentation is...

Icon of the event Opera Talks: Rigoletto
Wed Jan 31, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join eminent opera authority Wayne Gooding for an interactive, multi-media exploration of Rigoletto. When Rigoletto's only joy, his daughter Gilda, is seduced by his amoral employer, anger and passion drive him to murder. Bu...

Icon of the event Petunia Puppet Show
Sat Jan 27, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Based on the classic picture book by Roger Duvoisin, watch this story about a goose that finds a book come alive with puppets! All ages....