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Icon of the event Spirit of Africa
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Get ready to move! This two hour workshop will consist of a series of movements, songs and drum rhythms from different parts of West Africa, followed by a lesson of a popular African dance.

Icon of the event Learn to Dance Salsa and Bachata!
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Salsa and Bachata are two of the most popular Latin dance styles around the world. Originating from Cuba and the Dominican Republic, these dances are as colourful as their countries of origin. History, culture, and the beauty...

Icon of the event Collage and Contemporary Art
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Coined in the 20th Century, collage is used by artists to make political statements and as process work to explore different formal relationships (colour, shape, size, texture, etc.)....

Icon of the event The Search for Richard III: England's Lost King
Tue Sep 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In 2012 the world's attention was suddenly focused on a small city in the middle of England. After years of research, hard work and fundraising, an archaeological dig was about to begin. The man in charge of the dig was looki...

Icon of the event It's Cool...It's Celtic...It's CEILIDH!
Wed Aug 30, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Ceilidh dance is the "party dance" of Scotland, Ireland and our own East Coast. This program will have families - kids, parents, grandparents - dancing together: a rare and wonderful thing! Dances with fun names such as Marma...

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 Summer Movie: Beauty and the Beast (2017)
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us in the auditorium Saturday afternoons from 2-4 pm....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 19
Sat Sep 30
Icon of the event Great Canadian Children's Songbook
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Sanderson

Come sing along to some of your favourite Canadian children's songs!...

Icon of the event Canadian Dinosaurs with Club Rex
Wed Aug 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Join Club Rex as they introduce kids to amazing dinosaur discoveries found in our very own country! Fossils, museum-quality dinosaur casts, and original pieces will bring a sense of wonder and excitement in this fun, interac...

Icon of the event Happy Hounds
Wed Jul 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Ready to meet some well-behaved dogs? Learn the basics of being a good pet owner, and get some tips and tricks to train a furry friend. The gang from Swansea Dog Obedience Club will be hosting this special program just for ...