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Icon of the event Contemporary Canadian Cinema with Risa Shuman: Bon Cop, Bad Cop.
Thu Mar 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Eight years after first working together, two mismatched Canadian cops team up once again to investigate an auto-theft ring. However, they soon discover that the robberies point to a much-larger conspiracy. Directed by Alain ...

Icon of the event Vikings: The Real Story
Wed Mar 21, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Fierce raiders with horned helmets has always been an accepted popular view of the Vikings. But what do we really know about Viking history and culture? Join us as we discover how recent scientific and archaeological evidence...

Icon of the event Learn Magic Tricks for Teens
Thu Mar 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for a live magic show performance and an interactive workshop that will demonstrate and teach you how to do magic tricks! Our magician for the day is Ayan Deb....

Icon of the event Cindy Cook from Polka Dot Door:  Sing'n Spell
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

A musical participation concert using puppets, songs, spelling games, dancing, riddles and different languages to show children of all ages that reading is FUN! All are welcome, drop-in....

Icon of the event Bob the Magician's Family Magic Show
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

An entertaining magic show that guarantees to entertain audiences of all ages, combining side-splitting comedy and audience participation for kids. Registration begins Feb. 14. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979.

Icon of the event The Sentimentalists
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

More than just Magic! The Sentimentalists are two mind readers who get into your head and really tell you what you are thinking. Witness the impossible as Steffi Kay and Mysterion tell you things that only you know.

Icon of the event Hoza! Interactive Djembe Drumming
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Port Union

This is an astounding music program of interactive songs and rhythms performed on the West African Djembe Drums. Children get to play a drum and feel the beat! The program will be held in the gymnasium of the Port Union Commu...

Icon of the event Little Red Theatre presents The Tale of Peter Rabbit
Mon Mar 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Little Red Theatre brings the memorable tales of Beatrix Potter to life with animated puppets, mysterious shadows and lots of laughter. Whimsy abounds as we journey into the magic world of foxes, mice and bunnies with songs t...

Icon of the event Contemporary Canadian Cinema with Risa Shuman: Gabrielle
Thu Mar 01, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A young woman who has Williams syndrome possesses amazing musical talents but struggles continually to gain her independence. Directed by Louise Archambault. 104 minutes. 2014. Risa Shuman, film historian and Senior Producer ...

Icon of the event Caribbean Playground - Malaika's Costume
Wed Feb 21, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join Nadia Hohn, author of Malaika's Costume and explore Caribbean songs, rhymes, and games that Malaika would learn and play in her schoolyard. This is an interactive, lively and musical workshop featuring a reading of Malai...