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Icon of the event PA Day Family Fun Movie!
Fri Jun 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Palmerston

Enjoy a movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on PA day....

Icon of the event Spotlight on Films from Turtle Island:
Thu Jun 18, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Palmerston

Join us for a free screening of "Trick or Treaty?" (2014, 85min.) in celebration of National Aboriginal History Month. In addition we will also show the short film "How to Build an Igloo" (11 mins., 1949). Palmerston Library ...

Icon of the event Seniors' Month Movie Special:
Thu Jun 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

To celebrate Seniors' Month in June, please join us to see the winner of the 2010 Best Screenplay Award at the Cannes Film Festival. "Poetry", a Korean drama, is considered to be an "achingly exquisite portrait" (Philadelphia...

Icon of the event Aboriginal History Month - Film Festival
Wed Jun 10, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us as we celebrate Aboriginal History Month in June with two films: Martha of the North (83 mins, c2008) and How to Build an Igloo (11 mins, c1949), portraying indigenous life through indigenous lens. National Film Board...

Icon of the event PA Day Family Fun Movie!
Fri Jun 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Palmerston

Enjoy a movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on PA day....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Goldhawk Park
Sat May 16, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Goldhawk Park

How does the wool on a sheep's back turn into a woollen shawl or sweater? Families will help to tease, card, and finger spin wool. We'll talk about natural dyes, spinning, and weaving. Everyone will take home their own woolle...

Icon of the event Learn the Simple & Easy Steps of Ballroom Dancing!
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

You have been asking for it! So get ready and bring out your dancing shoes. Join David Outevski, the talented, graceful and award winning professional dancer and teacher from York University. You will learn the simple steps o...


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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Colborne Lodge visits Palmerston
Sat May 09, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

Time travel with Colborne Lodge: Enjoy games and toys from more than 150 years ago. Share your favourite riddle and listen to a story or two.

Icon of the event Soundstreams Salon 21: The Pulse of Latin Percussion
Tue May 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

From Samba to Rumba, Tango and Mambo, the music of Latin America has found its way to listeners and dance floors around the world. Hear some of the finest percussionists explore these richly varied styles and traditions and l...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Gardiner Museum visits Parliament Street
Sat May 02, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Parliament Street

Did you know that in many east Asian Cultures the Dragon is a symbol of luck, hope and prosperity? Join the museum?s potters and learn how to make your very own dragons using only clay and a few tools!