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Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Kung Jaadee
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Riverdale

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

Icon of the event March Break Movie: Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Imaginative quiet teenager Rafe Katchadorian is tired of his middle school's obsession with the rules at the expense of any and all creativity. Desperate to shake things up, Rafe and his best friends have come up with a plan:...

Icon of the event March Break Movie
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us for a morning movie. Movie to be announced.

Icon of the event March Break Movie
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us for an afternoon movie. Movie to be announced.

Icon of the event Mystic Drumz
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

A hands-on drum circle full of music and rhythm. Each participant receives an instrument and instructions on how to play it.

Icon of the event Paper Bag Princess Puppet Show
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us for the Paper Bag Princess Puppet Show. This bestselling modern classic features a princess who rescues a very snooty?and ungrateful?prince. Register at 416-393-7712.

Icon of the event The Sleeping Beauty: a music filled story time
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Narrated and dramatized with the aid of puppets, dolls, scenery and props, this music filled story time follows the plot of the ballet The Sleeping Beauty, pairing the familiar tale with Tchaikovsky's specially composed score...

Icon of the event March Break Puppet Show The Paperbag Princess
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Cheer on Princess Elizabeth as she braves the dragon to save Prince Ronald! Stay afterwards to do a craft. Groups please register in advance.

Icon of the event Carnival Spice Presents
Fri Feb 24, 2017 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Riverdale

An energetic performance that will highlight African, Caribbean and Hip Hop culture through dance, signature costume pieces and props. Through spoken-word dialogue, the historical significance of each culture will also be des...