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Icon of the event 12th Annual Storytelling Night
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us in the heart of Little India for an evening of oral storytelling told by both experienced and emerging storytellers. Stories will be family-friendly and selected from various cultures....

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Doctor De Soto
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Watch the very entertaining Doctor De Soto, a mouse dentist who treats a fox with a bad tooth. Based on the picture book by William Steig....

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 Ballet 101 with Canada's Ballet Jörgen
Fri Aug 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

This program gives kids the opportunity to learn about ballet as a storytelling medium. Children learn basic ballet positions, discover their own ability to convey emotions through movement, see brief selections performed by ...

Icon of the event Smurfs:  The Lost Village
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in S...

Icon of the event Improv workshop with TIFF!
Fri Aug 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Do you have a flair for drama? Find out at this FREE workshop taught by TIFF Special Delivery! Have fun playing various improv games and performing short skits....

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 Summer Family Film: Pete's Dragon (2016)
Thu Aug 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

The adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon. Rated PG: 1hr 40min

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club - Where the wild things are
Wed Jul 26, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Report on a book. And then watch the puppet version of Maurice Sendak's Where the wild things are and make a little monster of your own to take home. Drop-in.

Icon of the event (Ab)Original Stories From Down Under
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Larry Brandy is an Aboriginal performer from Australia. He comes from the Wiradjuri Nation in New South Wales. He is passionate about sharing his culture with all ages. In his performance participants become emus, kangaroos a...