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Icon of the event PA Days Free Family Movies at Palmerston Library Theatre
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a new family movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on each PA day. All are welcome, no registration....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Icon of the event Harpsichordist Matthew Whitfield @ Palmerston: Solo Recital
Tue Oct 04, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join harpsichordist Matthew Whitfield as he introduces and performs famous works, including pieces by J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, Mozart, and more! (Powdered wig not required...)...

Icon of the event Culture Days: Singsation Saturday Choral Workshop with Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Come and sing with us! Singsation Saturdays are popular choral workshops for singers of all abilities, organized by the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Join in with other people who love to sing. You'll get to read through and le...

Icon of the event Palmerston Poetry and Music Saturday Salon
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Palmerston Library presents the monthly Poetry and Music Saturday Salon hosted by local poet and artist Brenda Clews....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 24
Icon of the event Family Show
Fri Sep 23, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Welcome back to school with our staff-led performance of "Peter and the Wolf" presented at Palmerston Library Theatre. Based on the Russian children's story with music and narration by Sergei Prokofiev....

Icon of the event Afterschool Games
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Teens and Children can drop-in to enjoy some afterschool fun with games such as Jenga, Connect Four, Yahtzee, Snakes and Ladders, and more!


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 26
Icon of the event Special Effects Make Up
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Learn how special effects make-up is used in film, and try out the techniques for yourself in this very hands-on workshop provided in partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival....

Icon of the event DJ Workshop with ScratchLab
Tue Aug 16, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Join Scratch Lab in a workshop that examines basic DJ techniques and the evolution of mp3 software in the DJing world. In this 2 hour session everyone will learn the basics of how to mix, match & scratch records, just like th...

Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Name of the Tree
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Based on the book by Cecilia Lottridge, this Bantu tale follows a group of animals on their quest for food. Ages 5+. Free tickets are given out 30 minutes before the performance. Groups must book ahead.

Icon of the event Puppet Show
Tue Aug 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Humberwood

Come see your favourite stories brought to life with... puppets! Bring your family and enjoy an hour of fun, silly and mysterious tales performed in a puppet theatre . Drop in. No registration required. For more information p...