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Icon of the event Magic Show with IncrediBrent!
Sat Mar 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

Start off your March Break fun with a free magic show for the whole family at Palmerston Library Theatre!...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Join us for Chess in the Library! Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children 5 and up. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 13
Sat Feb 20
Sat Feb 27
Sat Mar 05
Sat Mar 12
Icon of the event Macbeth: A Late Shakespeare and Early Verdi Masterpiece
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

When asked to compose a "super-natural" opera, Verdi was inspired by the witches and ghosts of ancient Scotland. Opera expert Iain Scott discusses Macbeth, perhaps Shakespeare's shortest and most compact play, ideal for one o...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie - Hotel Transylvania 2
Fri Feb 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day with us. Tickets distributed 15 minutes before the showing on a first-come basis.

Icon of the event National Film Board Mini Film Fest: Invisible City
Thu Feb 25, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Palmerston

Please join us for the free film screening of Invisible City, by Hubert Davis. (75 min, 2009.) A moving story of two boys from Regent Park crossing into adulthood ? their mothers and mentors rooting for them to succeed; their...

Icon of the event Hands-On Calligraphy and Kimono Demonstration
Sat May 14, 2016 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by AJC Association for Japanese Culture, this hands-on workshop provides participants with an opportunity to write Japanese characters on Japanese paper with SUMI ink, as well as a chance to try out the kimono, a Ja...

Icon of the event Calypso with Roger Gibbs
Sat Feb 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Deer Park

Roger Gibbs sings, strums, drums, dances and narrates an interactive jam session of traditional songs, retro and contemporary calypso for all ages. He shares music and stories about Calypso and how it touched the corners of t...

Icon of the event 149 Paintings you should really need to see in Europe with Julian Porter
Tue Mar 01, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

Visit some of Europe's great art works in the company of an art critic with irresistible panache. Julian Porter, author of "149 paintings you really need to see in Europe" will guide you through what you should see so you ca...

Icon of the event Saturday afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Enjoy a Feature Movie with the family or alone! Space is limited, first-come, first-served.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 02
Sat Apr 23
Icon of the event Verdi's Merry Wives and Falstaff with Linda and Michael Hutcheon
Wed Apr 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Deer Park

Celebrate Shakespeare's comic genius with Verdi's masterpiece Falstaff, the crowning glory of his magnificent career. The portly knight unleashes comic chaos and misadventures when he plots to court two different married wome...