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Icon of the event Magician Owen Anderson: The Happy Rabbit Magic Show
Sat Mar 10, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

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

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds: A Physical Arts Workshop
9:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Join professional artists in a fun and exciting community based arts program....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 12
Tue Mar 13
Wed Mar 14
Thu Mar 15
Fri Mar 16
Icon of the event Discover Japan: Kimono Demonstration and Hands on Calligraphy
Tue May 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

The Kimono is a traditional Japanese costume, now worn only for special occasions such as weddings, tea ceremonies, formal parties, and festivals. Join us to learn about the history of the Kimono as well as a hands-on demonst...

Icon of the event Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Whether you are 2 or 92, 'the zoo' enables you to explore the Musical Instrument Lending Library's variety of instruments in a hands-on way. Drop in and make music! All ages....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 12
Tue Mar 13
Wed Mar 14
Thu Mar 15
Fri Mar 16
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 SoundMakers: Creating Sounds with Water
Wed Mar 07, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Percussionist Ryan Scott will perform and lead a participatory music making session, all themed around the tactile and versatile qualities of water. Water is a core musical element in a fantastic piece called Water Passion Af...

Icon of the event Friday Night Movie
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Come and watch a movie Friday evenings at Parkdale Library. Fun for the whole family! Please call the branch to find out movie titles. Sometimes movies start at 5:30. Please call the branch to confirm. All are welcome!


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23
Fri Apr 13
Icon of the event Malaika's Winter Carnival Storytime
Tue Feb 20, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Celebrate Caribbean culture with local author Nadia Hohn!...

Icon of the event Live in the Library: Polky Village Band
Fri Mar 02, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Polky Village Band takes you on a musical journey to Poland, bringing their shared passion for the unique and enigmatic style of Central and Eastern-European folk music to life with accordions, violins, clarinets, tsymbaly, d...

Icon of the event Saturday Afternoon at The Movies
Sat Mar 17, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your Saturday at the library watching a family movie! No need to register - first-come, first-served. Free tickets will be distributed 15 min before the movie. Space is limited.

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