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Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie: Rise of the Guardians
Fri Dec 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Come in and enjoy a PA Day movie! When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: The Toronto Zoo visits Gerrard/Ashdale branch
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Rock-a-bye Baby is a popular nursery song and this past year, with the arrival of many special Zoo babies, we?ve been singing a lot at the Toronto Zoo. Announcing ONE polar bear cub; TWO giant panda cubs, THREE baby desert g...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie:  Angry Birds
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Come in and enjoy a PA Day movie! Find out why the birds are so angry. When an island populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, it's up to three unlikely outcasts - Red, Chuck and Bomb - to ...

Icon of the event Heritage Trees: Preserving our Natural Roots
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Edith George presents Heritage Trees: Preserving our Natural Roots. What is a Heritage Tree? Why is it important to protect them? Learn how a tree can be designated using the toolkit produced by the Ontario Heritage Tree Alli...

Icon of the event Halloween Storytime
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Slightly spooky stories, puppets, and a Halloween craft for children ages 3 and up. Costumes encouraged! Drop in, no registration required.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Spadina Museum visits Evelyn Gregory branch
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Discover 1920s Toronto! Using objects from the collection, staff of Spadina Museum will guide you through an exploration of this interesting time in our history. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Learn about Toronto Urban Sketchers
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Leaside

Meet with Perry Chow, one of the Toronto correspondents of urbansketchers.org. Learn about the artistic, storytelling, and educational value of location drawing....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Todmorden Mills visits Riverdale branch
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Try out historic toys and make your own old-fashioned plaything to take home! Drop-in.

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie:  Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Come in and enjoy a PA Day movie. "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" follows the exploits of eleven-year-old Alexander as he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his young life, a day ...

Icon of the event Culture Days ft. North Indian Classical Dance
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for Culture Days, as Mushtari Afroz and Radhika Kedige lead an interactive dance workshop for all ages! Performers will demonstrate Kathak, a cultural dance from Northern India that draws on both Hindu and Islamic in...