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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Black Creek
Sat May 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Black Creek

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 MAP Family Saturdays - Museum of Inuit Art visits Fairview
Sat May 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

Join the Museum of Inuit Art at Fairview branch to touch some museum artifacts from their hands-on collection, play traditional Inuit games and make your own piece of art to take home.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Colborne Lodge visits Spadina Road
Sat May 02, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spadina Road

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 Poetry - developing your spoken word skill and style
Sat Apr 18, 2015 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Join the members of the Ashdale Writers Group and spoken word poet Andrea Thompson with readings followed by a spoken word performance. Weather permitting Andrea will perform on the outdoor patio in the heart of the Gerrard I...

Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Morningside

Join us for storytelling adventures. Explore the world of magic, witches, ghosts, silly mix-ups, and swordplay in the some of the greatest stories ever told!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 11
Sat Apr 18
Sat Apr 25
Sat May 02
Sat May 09
Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Regina Machado
Thu Mar 26, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Fairview

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival (www.torontostorytellingfestival.ca), we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world. Celebrated Sao Paulo storyte...

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Morningside

East End Storytellers welcome you to Storyfire, a celebration of storytelling that kicks off the 2015 Toronto Storytelling Festival.

Icon of the event Creepy Crawlers Express
Thu Mar 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spadina Road

Knowledgeable and experienced staff ensure all participants learn about all sorts of different creatures. Not for those who don't like bugs.

Icon of the event Beatboxing 101 with Eddy
Sat Feb 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

A high-energy interactive workshop that will teach you how to make music without any musical intruments and with loads of fun games, crazy beats and unique sounds. For ages 10 and up. Registration starts on Jan.13, 2015. Ple...

Icon of the event The History of African Music
Sat Feb 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

A workshop exhibiting different African instruments and how the sounds are reflected in world music. Featuring instruments such as drums (dondo), xylophone and more! Participants can learn about the soundscape of Africa, see ...