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Icon of the event Toronto Kenjutsu Classical Japanese Swordsmanship
Sat May 12, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Toronto Kenjutsu practices an ancient form of Japanese swordsmanship known as Katori Shinto Ryu. This art was the first martial art ever designated an Intangible Cultural Asset by the Japanese government....

Icon of the event STAR WARS PARTY: May the Fourth
Fri May 04, 2018 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Sanderson

Calling all padawans and jedis-in-training!...

Icon of the event Singing Ourselves Home (A Ukulele Workshop)
Sat Apr 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join Annie Sun for a Ukulele Workshop featuring songs in Mandarin. Bring your own Ukulele....

Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Drama Club
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 07
Sat Apr 14
Sat Apr 21
Sat Apr 28
Sat May 05
Icon of the event March Break Fun!  Movie
Fri Mar 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Unwind and relax with the whole family and enjoy a great movie! Movie TBD. For ages 5+

Icon of the event March Break Movie
Fri Mar 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Morningside

March Break Movie Matinee....

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Jim and the Beanstalk
Thu Mar 15, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Lillian H. Smith

What if Jack wasn't the only one to climb the beanstalk? This story from author Raymond Briggs brings a new generation to an old tale with humour, math, and imagination. Ages 4+...

Icon of the event The LEGO Batman Movie!
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring your own snacks for a fun-filled animated film the whole family can enjoy!...

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 Magician Owen Anderson: The Happy Rabbit Magic Show
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

45 minutes of magic, mirth, and mayhem with magician Owen Anderson. Lots of audience participation, cool magic tricks, loads of laughs for the kids....

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.