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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 Danny - Canadian Documentary Film
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Known as a fighter, charismatic leader and unflinching former Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, Danny Williams (Premier from 2003 to 2010) built a legacy of being the most popular - and controversial - Canadian politician...

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 Summer Family Film: The LEGO Batman Movie
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted. Rate PG: 1hr 40min

Icon of the event Summer Family Film: Sing
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same. Ra...

Icon of the event Creativity from the Stacks
Wed Jun 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

East End Writers' Group members present poetry and prose readings, music, photography, and a comedy skit. Reception, books, and a sample writing critique led by Gia Petec. Co-hosts Sharon A. Crawford and Nishe Catherine. An E...

Icon of the event Art MEETS: Make, Explore, Experience, Transform & Share!
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Art MEETS: Balancing Words & Movement will engage participants in creative writing and performance. Led by poet, playwright, essayist, and founder of the Black Perspectives Cultural Program in Regent Park, charles c. smith, t...