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Icon of the event After School Club - Snap Circuits
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Play with electricity and circuitry during this hands-on program for children ages 6 and up. Turn on a light, spin a motor, activate a speaker, and much more. You can choose from hundreds of different projects, or try making ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
Tue Dec 19
Icon of the event Discovery Fridays
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Discover and learn something new at each PA Day Friday. Materials will be provided. Ages 6+.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 01
Fri Jan 19
Fri Feb 16
Icon of the event Hour of Code: Code your Robot!
Fri Dec 08, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Computers are everywhere, changing every industry on the planet, but fewer than half of all schools teach computer science. Hour of Code is a worldwide initiative trying to change this. Join us at Barbara Frum branch to learn...

Icon of the event Virtual Reality for Surgery Preparation
Thu Nov 30, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

Virtual reality (VR) is not just for gaming as Toronto hospitals are using the technology to help people get over pre-surgery anxiety....

Icon of the event Photoshop II: Working with Layers
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Adobe Photoshop demo where you will learn how to use layers to design book covers, flyers, posters and more....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 30
Icon of the event Coding For Kids
Thu Dec 07, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Fort York

Anybody can learn the basics of coding! No coding experience is required for this Hour of Code workshop. Ages 8-12 are welcome. Space is limited, please register online starting November 16th.

Icon of the event Mini Makers
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brentwood

Junior builders aged 4-8 and their families are invited to join us every Sunday for fun, hands-on activities that explore STEM concepts and spark wonder, creativity and discovery. Try something new each week! Drop-in. For mor...


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Nov 26
Sun Dec 03
Sun Dec 10
Sun Dec 17
Icon of the event Journey through the Solar System
Mon Nov 27, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Climb aboard NASA's various space crafts and probes to experience our Solar System in a whole new light. Live from NASA's first satellite, Explorer 1, discover each of the nine planets through the eyes of NASA's space probes....

Icon of the event iMovie
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Learn the basics of movie making using Apple’s iMovie....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 29
Icon of the event Dispelling the Myths of the Special Investigations Unit
Wed Mar 21, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Main Street

In 1990, the province of Ontario created a Special Investigations Unit (SIU) and tasked it with conducting criminal investigations of police interactions with civilians, when those interactions end with serious injury or deat...