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Check out our Southern Ontario Events Calendar for lots of interesting and fun events and activities for local families in Durham Region, the Greater Toronto Area, York, Peel, Hamilton-Halton, the Kawarthas, Niagara and more...

Watercolour Painting at Winged Canvas Art Hub

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Build on your watercolour painting skills in this 8-week advanced course for teens and adults. Students will explore and try a variety of watercolour techniques to create beautiful paintings of different subjects, including landscapes and portraiture. The instructor will cover sky painting techniques, washes and colour layering, painting accurate skin tones and more. Works by artists such as J.M.W Turner and Georgia O’Keefe will be studied. At the end of the course, students will be given time to work on a self-directed project with guidance from the instructor. This class is suitable for adults and teens 12+ who are intermediate to advanced and have some previous experience painting in watercolour.

Girl Expo Canada

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Celebrate all girls are, can do and can become at an event focussed exclusively on girls ages 5-12. Enjoy sports activities, interactive STEM workshops, creative arts as well as live performances, guest speakers, author readings, a girls marketplace, giveaways and more. Don't miss this day to discover a world a possibilities for girls!

Digital Art for Kids

Description

Break out your tablet, laptop or iPad and explore art beyond paper! Our beginner-friendly Digital Art class for kids will teach techniques such as digital drawing & painting, simple pixel art, cartooning, and how to draw realistic people. This is an ongoing class so you can join anytime!

The Mush Hole

Description

THE MUSH HOLE TORONTO PREMIERE YPT MAINSTAGE • Oct. 16 - 25, 2019 Recommended for Ages 11 & up Created, Directed and Produced by Santee Smith Remount produced by Kaha:wi Dance Theatre A dance performance about truths of the Mohawk Institute residential school. From award-winning choreographer, director and producer Santee Smith and the internationally acclaimed Kaha:wi Dance Theatre comes a story of truth, acknowledgement and resilience. A groundbreaking new production of dance and theatre, The Mush Hole explores the devastating intergenerational impact of Canada’s residential school system. https://www.youngpeoplestheatre.org/shows-tickets/the-mush-hole/

PA Day Painting Camp at Winged Canvas Art Hub

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On York Region PA Days, we get out our brushes and explore the world of painting! Each PA Day Painting Camp has a different theme, where we’ll learn painting techniques such as colour mixing, brushwork and layering with acrylic paint. We’ll explore watercolour too, learning how to achieve fun effects like splatters, colour blending and salt textures. We begin each camp with guided step-by-step painting in the AM, followed by open painting in the PM, where campers can enjoy the freedom to paint anything they choose, with personalized instruction from a professional artist instructor. For kids who want to learn painting, this is THE camp!

Fall Colours

Description

Take a self-guided walk in our majestic mixed hardwood forests to see the fall colours at their best. Join the Kortright education team at the campfire to learn about the changes autumn brings to the natural world. Our Fall Colours Celebration features a variety of family-friendly activities each day. Don’t forget to bring some food to roast over the campfire! (We’ll provide the grill and roasting sticks.) Kortright’s Archetype Sustainable Houses are open for tours during the Fall Colours Celebration. Advance registration required. Call 905-832-2289 to reserve your spot.

The Mush Hole

Description

THE MUSH HOLE TORONTO PREMIERE YPT MAINSTAGE • Oct. 16 - 25, 2019 Recommended for Ages 11 & up Created, Directed and Produced by Santee Smith Remount produced by Kaha:wi Dance Theatre A dance performance about truths of the Mohawk Institute residential school. From award-winning choreographer, director and producer Santee Smith and the internationally acclaimed Kaha:wi Dance Theatre comes a story of truth, acknowledgement and resilience. A groundbreaking new production of dance and theatre, The Mush Hole explores the devastating intergenerational impact of Canada’s residential school system. https://www.youngpeoplestheatre.org/shows-tickets/the-mush-hole/

TRIVIA TUESDAY!

Description

Toronto's new pub trivia night has just launched in the historic Distillery District. Test your knowledge and challenge your friends every Tuesday at Flipside Donuts Cafe & Bar. Flipside's Trivia Night is the perfect weekday evening out, the short and exciting quiz game is fun for all levels and ages, as well as, a great warm-up event for teams who play elsewhere in the city later in the week. Event Details: Name: Trivia Night Date: Every Tuesday until November Time: 7pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm as seating is limited) Location: Flipside Donuts Cafe & Bar Address: 12 Case Goods Lane, Distillery District, Toronto Event information : • Bar service and mini donuts! • Six categories of trivia divided into three rounds • Teams of 4 or less • Be prepared for some anagrams and news items • Prizes! Hints and more details can be found on Flipside's website or Facebook page.

Stop Motion Magic

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[Ages 8 and up] Courtice Branch, The Great Room Tuesdays, September 10th to October 22nd 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.; or Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Get creative with technology, and explore stop-motion animation! Create your own movie magic using Stikbots® and LEGO®, then finish the program session with a film festival! Share your creations with family and friends on the big screen and through the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/ClaringtonLib! Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

The Mush Hole

Description

THE MUSH HOLE TORONTO PREMIERE YPT MAINSTAGE • Oct. 16 - 25, 2019 Recommended for Ages 11 & up Created, Directed and Produced by Santee Smith Remount produced by Kaha:wi Dance Theatre A dance performance about truths of the Mohawk Institute residential school. From award-winning choreographer, director and producer Santee Smith and the internationally acclaimed Kaha:wi Dance Theatre comes a story of truth, acknowledgement and resilience. A groundbreaking new production of dance and theatre, The Mush Hole explores the devastating intergenerational impact of Canada’s residential school system. https://www.youngpeoplestheatre.org/shows-tickets/the-mush-hole/

Courtice Literacy Ship Launch

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Join Clarington Public Library for the grand launch of the Literacy Ship. The Ship is an architectural furniture piece designed to attract families to the Branch’s children’s area. It features interactive play stations that help build children’s early literacy skills. The Library will be celebrating the launch of the Literacy Ship at a special event and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, October 23 at the Courtice Branch (2950 Courtice Rd.). The event starts at 4:00 p.m., with an official ceremony at 4:30 p.m. The Literacy Ship would not have been possible without the generous support of numerous sponsors, including Ontario Power Generation (OPG), LiUNA Local 183, and Veridian Connections/Elexicon Energy.

LEGO Robotics Challenge

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[Ages 12 and up] Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room Wednesdays, September 11th to October 23rd 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Take the LEGO Robotics Challenge! You and your teammates will tackle building and programming a LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robot. Compete in weekly challenges using motors and sensors to create a fully interactive robot that responds to its surroundings. Command your robots to move in circles, dance, speak, react when it sees colours, or throw a ball at a target. View past creations on the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL!

The Mush Hole

Description

THE MUSH HOLE TORONTO PREMIERE YPT MAINSTAGE • Oct. 16 - 25, 2019 Recommended for Ages 11 & up Created, Directed and Produced by Santee Smith Remount produced by Kaha:wi Dance Theatre A dance performance about truths of the Mohawk Institute residential school. From award-winning choreographer, director and producer Santee Smith and the internationally acclaimed Kaha:wi Dance Theatre comes a story of truth, acknowledgement and resilience. A groundbreaking new production of dance and theatre, The Mush Hole explores the devastating intergenerational impact of Canada’s residential school system. https://www.youngpeoplestheatre.org/shows-tickets/the-mush-hole/

Infant Hearing Clinic

Description

[Caregivers with children 4 months and under] Newcastle Branch, Study Suite Alternate Wednesdays, from September 11th to December 18th 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Advanced registration required for each 15 minute session through the Markham Stouffville Hospital at 1-888-703-5437 x4. Children develop speech and language skills by listening and imitating those around them, but these skills may be delayed in the case of deafness or hearing loss. Sign up your infant for a screening if you have hearing-related concerns, and learn about the follow-up services available to your family. Presented in partnership with Markham Stouffville Hospital, the lead agency for the Tri-Regional Infant Hearing Program.

The Mush Hole

Description

THE MUSH HOLE TORONTO PREMIERE YPT MAINSTAGE • Oct. 16 - 25, 2019 Recommended for Ages 11 & up Created, Directed and Produced by Santee Smith Remount produced by Kaha:wi Dance Theatre A dance performance about truths of the Mohawk Institute residential school. From award-winning choreographer, director and producer Santee Smith and the internationally acclaimed Kaha:wi Dance Theatre comes a story of truth, acknowledgement and resilience. A groundbreaking new production of dance and theatre, The Mush Hole explores the devastating intergenerational impact of Canada’s residential school system. https://www.youngpeoplestheatre.org/shows-tickets/the-mush-hole/

Reading Rangers

Description

[Ages 6 to 9] Bowmanville Branch Thursdays, October 17th to December 12th 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Advanced registration required for nine-week session; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. No charge. Encourage your children to discover how much fun reading can be! Reading Rangers is a literacy program for children in grades 1 to 3 who need help with reading or are reluctant readers. We pair children one-on-one with student volunteers who help them practice reading skills and play fun literacy games. Please note that this program is intended to improve literacy skills and interest in reading; it does not teach children how to read. Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

Frankenstein Friday Kids Night Out Halloween Party

Description

What better day to have a Halloween Party than Frankenstein Friday? Kiddo's will have creative fun painting, playing games and showcasing their costume for this year. Event is open to school aged children. Event includes 2 pizza slices, juice, small dessert as well as Collectible. Children will have the choice of Halloween collectibles to choose from to paint. Approx size 5.5" Cost: $25 plus HST

Haunted Castle

Description

Trafalgar Castle School is excited to be hosting the School’s annual Haunted Castle on Friday, October 25. This spooktacular student-led initiative is open to the community and is expected to bring people from all over Durham Region out for an evening of frightening fun! Proceeds from this event will be donated to Make a Wish Foundation. The event will feature a tour through the Castle where behind every door and creaking floorboard fear awaits. Tickets for the event are $10 (+ convenience fee) per person. Purchase your tickets online IN ADVANCE as NO tickets will be available at the door. Due the scary nature of this event, it is recommended for children over the age of ten. There will be two tour times: 5:30 - 7 p.m. and 7:30 - 9 p.m. Purchase your tickets in advance online for one of these tour times. Make a donation of a non-perishable food item and receive a ticket for 1 free snack. All food items will be donated to Simcoe Hall Settlement House.

Fall Colours

Description

Take a self-guided walk in our majestic mixed hardwood forests to see the fall colours at their best. Join the Kortright education team at the campfire to learn about the changes autumn brings to the natural world. Our Fall Colours Celebration features a variety of family-friendly activities each day. Don’t forget to bring some food to roast over the campfire! (We’ll provide the grill and roasting sticks.) Kortright’s Archetype Sustainable Houses are open for tours during the Fall Colours Celebration. Advance registration required. Call 905-832-2289 to reserve your spot.

The Mush Hole

Description

THE MUSH HOLE TORONTO PREMIERE YPT MAINSTAGE • Oct. 16 - 25, 2019 Recommended for Ages 11 & up Created, Directed and Produced by Santee Smith Remount produced by Kaha:wi Dance Theatre A dance performance about truths of the Mohawk Institute residential school. From award-winning choreographer, director and producer Santee Smith and the internationally acclaimed Kaha:wi Dance Theatre comes a story of truth, acknowledgement and resilience. A groundbreaking new production of dance and theatre, The Mush Hole explores the devastating intergenerational impact of Canada’s residential school system. https://www.youngpeoplestheatre.org/shows-tickets/the-mush-hole/

Historic All Hallows' Eve

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Discover the origins and traditions of Halloween. Featuring magic, games, fortune telling, tractor & wagon rides and more, this all-ages event is sure to get you into the Halloween spirit.

Have fun while learning how to be “Head Safe” at a free event for families with Scouts Canada and Hydro One – October 26

Description

WHAT: Concussions represent more than one in five Ontario student injuries treated by a doctor or nurse, but despite this, half of Canadians have little knowledge of what a concussion is. That’s why Scouts Canada and Hydro One are holding a free head safety awareness event for families to launch Head Safe – an initiative that will provide Canadian youth and families with resources and hands-on instruction to prevent, identify and respond to head injuries like concussions. Free to attend with registration at headsafewindsor.eventbrite.ca, the event offers a variety of fun, age appropriate, hands-on activities and games with educational foundations designed for youth ages five to 12 and their parents. Interactive activities include a concussion simulation obstacle course, an egg drop game, role playing real-life scenarios and head injury first aid awareness. Participants will discover important safety measures to protect against head injuries, how to recognize the early symptoms of a concussion, what to do if they suspect they have one, and the six steps of when it is safe to return to play, with appropriate medical clearance. A free barbeque lunch will be provided. TO REGISTER: https://headsafewindsor.eventbrite.ca WEBSITE: scouts.ca/playsafe

BOO!fest

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BOO!fest is a "not so scary" event for children. Children will be able to participate in games, crafts, decorating and other fun activities. It will take place at the Brooklin Library/community centre located at 8 Vipond Rd. in Brooklin. Children will dress up in their favourite costumes and come to enjoy a couple hours of fun. Tickets can be purchased online at : whitby.snapd.com/events/view/1277473

12th Annual Halloween Pumpkin Giveaway

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We invite you out for some great family fun at the Annual Bryson Halloween Pumpkin Giveaway! Enjoy a barbeque, face painting, airigami, magic, popcorn, coffee, a photo booth, music, raffle draws and more! Last year more than 800 pumpkins made their way home. This year, we will giveaway even more. This year proceeds from the event will go to support Grandview Children's Centre. We will also be collecting non-perishable food items for Feed the Need in Durham.

Halloween Lab

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The experiments have taken over the lab! Join us at Halloween Lab for an afternoon of science shows, hands on experiments and, of course, candy and costumes galore. Spin! Pop! Boom! Shows at 12:45pm and 2:00pm This thrilling performance will explore a combination of chemistry and physics with a spooktacular twist. Audiences will be amazed by our colour change demonstration. Children will be awed as the Mad Scientist creates an extra hand to help with our experiments. Children will witness a number of exothermic reactions that will produce a Genie Out of a Bottle and a Giant Foam Snake. The fundamental forces of planet Earth will be summoned as the Mad Scientist turns a glass of water upside-down without spilling a drop. We will also challenge the odds with a bungee jumping glass bottle. Hands on science stations will be set up where kids of all ages can try out a series of guided experiments, including: Slime Silly Putty Pressure Dry Ice UV Beads Our littlest scientists can get busy in our Monster Petting Zoo, and Sensorium (sensory play stations). Costumes encouraged!

Downtown Desserts & Culture Tour

Description

Enjoy the sweeter side of Toronto! In a food-obsessed city like Toronto, there's no shortage of places to indulge your taste buds for scrumptious desserts. Stroll through the heart of Kensington Market, Old Chinatown and the trendy Queen West neighbourhood, to visit a selection of restaurants to specialty bakeries and boutiques shops that are making the sweet stuff centre stage. You'll have the opportunity to enjoy tastings such as artisan chocolates, Belgian waffles, Asian-inspired gelato, gourmet popcorn, macarons, and more. Get to know some of the history and background of these unique creations with your local guide. Along the way, explore some fascinating landmarks and public art spaces for a perfect photogenic backdrop to a sweet adventure. This tour is perfect for birthday parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties, girls' weekends, couples, date nights, or any other sweet celebration. Families welcome. Free admission for children under six! What's included: 6 generous tastings Cost: $55.00 + taxes For more and to get tickets, visit: savourtoronto.com

Art Foundations Class for Kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Kids will grow their creative thinking and technical art skills in this one-of-a-kind mixed art class that covers a variety of mediums and art styles. The instructors will introduce an art concept or material each week and work with students step by step to create meaningful artwork. Classes are small, so each student gets one-on-one guidance and time with the instructor. This is an ongoing class. Join anytime! All materials are included.

Historic All Hallows' Eve

Description

Discover the origins and traditions of Halloween. Featuring magic, games, fortune telling, tractor & wagon rides and more, this all-ages event is sure to get you into the Halloween spirit.

Babysitting Course

Description

[Ages 11 to 15] Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room Saturday, October 26th, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and Sunday, October 27th, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.; or Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. Cost $60; includes participant manual. Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack. This course teaches your teen the fundamental skills they need to start their own babysitting service. A Red Cross certified instructor from React Right Safety Services teaches the class. Topics include: - How to give appropriate care for infants, toddlers and school-aged children; - Dealing with basic First Aid emergencies; - How to recognize potential hazards; - What parents expect of a babysitter; - How to safely find customers; and - Rural babysitting. Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge. Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services. Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

Trick-or-Treat Train Rides

Description

Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27 mark the last weekend of Miniature Train operations for 2019. Join us for a festive farewell to the Mini Train - costumes encouraged! The Mini Train runs 12:00-5:00 PM, weather dependent. Tickets can be purchased onsite at Don Station. Adults: $4 Children: $3 https://www.facebook.com/events/2728133287198425/

Magical Halloween Party: Spooktacular Soirée

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Join our special guests for Halloween fun at our Spooktacular Soirée! Our Tinker Fairy, Unicorn Princess, Island Princess, Rapunzel and Spider-Hero can't wait to see your costumes! You can join us on Sunday, October 27th at Lake Vista Community Hall for a wickedly wonderful time! Two sessions will be held starting at 12:30 pm & 3:15pm. Regular Tickets: (1 Child& 1 Adult) include Candy Buffet, A Dance Party, Crafts & Games, and so much MORE! VIP Tickets (1 Child & 1 Adult) (ONLY 8 AVAILABLE) : These tickets are very limited and include early entry for you and your child into the mystical madness with 2 characters! Includes: Decorating Pumpkins, Exclusive Games & Crafts and Extra Time with 2 Special Guests!

Annual Charity Haunted House

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We are supporting Kids Can Academy! The proceeds from ticket sales will go directly to this amazing charitable organization! If you’re not into being scared, we’ve got crafts, games, and treats or take a family photo in our pumpkin patch! Tickets are $25 (valid for a family of 4) and include the haunted house tour, treats, games, and crafts – additional tickets are $8 each.

Digital Art for Kids

Description

Break out your tablet, laptop or iPad and explore art beyond paper! Our beginner-friendly Digital Art class for kids will teach techniques such as digital drawing & painting, simple pixel art, cartooning, and how to draw realistic people. This is an ongoing class so you can join anytime!

Babysitting Course

Description

[Ages 11 to 15] Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room Saturday, October 26th, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and Sunday, October 27th, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.; or Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. Cost $60; includes participant manual. Recommended that attendees bring a lunch or snack. This course teaches your teen the fundamental skills they need to start their own babysitting service. A Red Cross certified instructor from React Right Safety Services teaches the class. Topics include: - How to give appropriate care for infants, toddlers and school-aged children; - Dealing with basic First Aid emergencies; - How to recognize potential hazards; - What parents expect of a babysitter; - How to safely find customers; and - Rural babysitting. Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge. Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services. Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on!

Trick-or-Treat Train Rides

Description

Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27 mark the last weekend of Miniature Train operations for 2019. Join us for a festive farewell to the Mini Train - costumes encouraged! The Mini Train runs 12:00-5:00 PM, weather dependent. Tickets can be purchased onsite at Don Station. Adults: $4 Children: $3 https://www.facebook.com/events/2728133287198425/

TRIVIA TUESDAY!

Description

Toronto's new pub trivia night has just launched in the historic Distillery District. Test your knowledge and challenge your friends every Tuesday at Flipside Donuts Cafe & Bar. Flipside's Trivia Night is the perfect weekday evening out, the short and exciting quiz game is fun for all levels and ages, as well as, a great warm-up event for teams who play elsewhere in the city later in the week. Event Details: Name: Trivia Night Date: Every Tuesday until November Time: 7pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm as seating is limited) Location: Flipside Donuts Cafe & Bar Address: 12 Case Goods Lane, Distillery District, Toronto Event information : • Bar service and mini donuts! • Six categories of trivia divided into three rounds • Teams of 4 or less • Be prepared for some anagrams and news items • Prizes! Hints and more details can be found on Flipside's website or Facebook page.

Halloween Howl & Trick-or-Treating

Description

Stay safe and warm this Halloween at our annual Halloween Howl event. Enjoy Free Trick-or-Treating followed by Vampira's Spooktacular Halloween Howl variety show.

Reading Rangers

Description

[Ages 6 to 9] Bowmanville Branch Thursdays, October 17th to December 12th 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Advanced registration required for nine-week session; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. No charge. Encourage your children to discover how much fun reading can be! Reading Rangers is a literacy program for children in grades 1 to 3 who need help with reading or are reluctant readers. We pair children one-on-one with student volunteers who help them practice reading skills and play fun literacy games. Please note that this program is intended to improve literacy skills and interest in reading; it does not teach children how to read. Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

Owl Prowl

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Join Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) outdoor education staff on an exciting evening prowling for owls in the Ganaraska Forest. Start the evening off with a presentation before venturing out on the guided night hike in search of an owl or two. Due to the late outdoor activity, all participants must be 8 years of age or older. Spaces are limited. Pre-registration is required by calling the GRCA at 905.885.8173.

Trafalgar Castle Open House

Description

Join us for our fall admissions open house. Learn all about what it means to be a Trafalgar girl from our students, parents and staff.

Downtown Desserts & Culture Tour

Description

Enjoy the sweeter side of Toronto! In a food-obsessed city like Toronto, there's no shortage of places to indulge your taste buds for scrumptious desserts. Stroll through the heart of Kensington Market, Old Chinatown and the trendy Queen West neighbourhood, to visit a selection of restaurants to specialty bakeries and boutiques shops that are making the sweet stuff centre stage. You'll have the opportunity to enjoy tastings such as artisan chocolates, Belgian waffles, Asian-inspired gelato, gourmet popcorn, macarons, and more. Get to know some of the history and background of these unique creations with your local guide. Along the way, explore some fascinating landmarks and public art spaces for a perfect photogenic backdrop to a sweet adventure. This tour is perfect for birthday parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties, girls' weekends, couples, date nights, or any other sweet celebration. Families welcome. Free admission for children under six! What's included: 6 generous tastings Cost: $55.00 + taxes For more and to get tickets, visit: savourtoronto.com

Art Foundations Class for Kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Kids will grow their creative thinking and technical art skills in this one-of-a-kind mixed art class that covers a variety of mediums and art styles. The instructors will introduce an art concept or material each week and work with students step by step to create meaningful artwork. Classes are small, so each student gets one-on-one guidance and time with the instructor. This is an ongoing class. Join anytime! All materials are included.

Dagmar Resort Open House and Ski Swap

Description

Time to start thinking SNOW! Dagmar Resort’s Open House is the perfect time to come out to the hill and speak to our friendly staff about what we have in store for this season. We offer high quality programs that provide a fun and exciting experience for everyone. Our programs are taught by passionate, certified and caring Instructors for anyone ages 3 and up. Whether you are a never-ever or an advanced skier/snowboarder looking to improve your skills, we have the right program for you. Our low student to instructor ratio means that you will receive the attention that you need to succeed. Don’t forget to book your programs and season passes before November 3rd to receive our early bird discount. Wanting to buy or sell equipment? Kawartha Ski Patrol holds their annual ski swap at Dagmar Resort on the same weekend. There will be tons of new and used equipment to look through for all ages. A portion of all sales do go to the Kawartha Ski Patrol to assist with their funding for the season.

Sunday FUNday - Pen & Ink Letters to Santa

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Learn how to use pen and ink to write letters, just as Victorians did. Children could write letters to Santa in time to mail them at the Santa Claus Parade! Sunday FUNdays are held on the first Sunday of the month. Admission is free and allows you to interact with Museum staff and its collection. 12—4 pm in the Verna Conant Gallery at Guy House

Digital Art for Kids

Description

Break out your tablet, laptop or iPad and explore art beyond paper! Our beginner-friendly Digital Art class for kids will teach techniques such as digital drawing & painting, simple pixel art, cartooning, and how to draw realistic people. This is an ongoing class so you can join anytime!

Dagmar Resort Open House and Ski Swap

Description

Time to start thinking SNOW! Dagmar Resort’s Open House is the perfect time to come out to the hill and speak to our friendly staff about what we have in store for this season. We offer high quality programs that provide a fun and exciting experience for everyone. Our programs are taught by passionate, certified and caring Instructors for anyone ages 3 and up. Whether you are a never-ever or an advanced skier/snowboarder looking to improve your skills, we have the right program for you. Our low student to instructor ratio means that you will receive the attention that you need to succeed. Don’t forget to book your programs and season passes before November 3rd to receive our early bird discount. Wanting to buy or sell equipment? Kawartha Ski Patrol holds their annual ski swap at Dagmar Resort on the same weekend. There will be tons of new and used equipment to look through for all ages. A portion of all sales do go to the Kawartha Ski Patrol to assist with their funding for the season.

TRIVIA TUESDAY!

Description

Toronto's new pub trivia night has just launched in the historic Distillery District. Test your knowledge and challenge your friends every Tuesday at Flipside Donuts Cafe & Bar. Flipside's Trivia Night is the perfect weekday evening out, the short and exciting quiz game is fun for all levels and ages, as well as, a great warm-up event for teams who play elsewhere in the city later in the week. Event Details: Name: Trivia Night Date: Every Tuesday until November Time: 7pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm as seating is limited) Location: Flipside Donuts Cafe & Bar Address: 12 Case Goods Lane, Distillery District, Toronto Event information : • Bar service and mini donuts! • Six categories of trivia divided into three rounds • Teams of 4 or less • Be prepared for some anagrams and news items • Prizes! Hints and more details can be found on Flipside's website or Facebook page.

Infant Hearing Clinic

Description

[Caregivers with children 4 months and under] Newcastle Branch, Study Suite Alternate Wednesdays, from September 11th to December 18th 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Advanced registration required for each 15 minute session through the Markham Stouffville Hospital at 1-888-703-5437 x4. Children develop speech and language skills by listening and imitating those around them, but these skills may be delayed in the case of deafness or hearing loss. Sign up your infant for a screening if you have hearing-related concerns, and learn about the follow-up services available to your family. Presented in partnership with Markham Stouffville Hospital, the lead agency for the Tri-Regional Infant Hearing Program.

Reading Rangers

Description

[Ages 6 to 9] Bowmanville Branch Thursdays, October 17th to December 12th 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Advanced registration required for nine-week session; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. No charge. Encourage your children to discover how much fun reading can be! Reading Rangers is a literacy program for children in grades 1 to 3 who need help with reading or are reluctant readers. We pair children one-on-one with student volunteers who help them practice reading skills and play fun literacy games. Please note that this program is intended to improve literacy skills and interest in reading; it does not teach children how to read. Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

Mommy, Baby & Friends

Description

Small Small support group for mommies and babies. Judgement-free space to chat, get out of the house and meet other mommies with your baby.

Downtown Desserts & Culture Tour

Description

Enjoy the sweeter side of Toronto! In a food-obsessed city like Toronto, there's no shortage of places to indulge your taste buds for scrumptious desserts. Stroll through the heart of Kensington Market, Old Chinatown and the trendy Queen West neighbourhood, to visit a selection of restaurants to specialty bakeries and boutiques shops that are making the sweet stuff centre stage. You'll have the opportunity to enjoy tastings such as artisan chocolates, Belgian waffles, Asian-inspired gelato, gourmet popcorn, macarons, and more. Get to know some of the history and background of these unique creations with your local guide. Along the way, explore some fascinating landmarks and public art spaces for a perfect photogenic backdrop to a sweet adventure. This tour is perfect for birthday parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties, girls' weekends, couples, date nights, or any other sweet celebration. Families welcome. Free admission for children under six! What's included: 6 generous tastings Cost: $55.00 + taxes For more and to get tickets, visit: savourtoronto.com

Art Foundations Class for Kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Kids will grow their creative thinking and technical art skills in this one-of-a-kind mixed art class that covers a variety of mediums and art styles. The instructors will introduce an art concept or material each week and work with students step by step to create meaningful artwork. Classes are small, so each student gets one-on-one guidance and time with the instructor. This is an ongoing class. Join anytime! All materials are included.

Digital Art for Kids

Description

Break out your tablet, laptop or iPad and explore art beyond paper! Our beginner-friendly Digital Art class for kids will teach techniques such as digital drawing & painting, simple pixel art, cartooning, and how to draw realistic people. This is an ongoing class so you can join anytime!

TRIVIA TUESDAY!

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Toronto's new pub trivia night has just launched in the historic Distillery District. Test your knowledge and challenge your friends every Tuesday at Flipside Donuts Cafe & Bar. Flipside's Trivia Night is the perfect weekday evening out, the short and exciting quiz game is fun for all levels and ages, as well as, a great warm-up event for teams who play elsewhere in the city later in the week. Event Details: Name: Trivia Night Date: Every Tuesday until November Time: 7pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm as seating is limited) Location: Flipside Donuts Cafe & Bar Address: 12 Case Goods Lane, Distillery District, Toronto Event information : • Bar service and mini donuts! • Six categories of trivia divided into three rounds • Teams of 4 or less • Be prepared for some anagrams and news items • Prizes! Hints and more details can be found on Flipside's website or Facebook page.

Reading Rangers

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[Ages 6 to 9] Bowmanville Branch Thursdays, October 17th to December 12th 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Advanced registration required for nine-week session; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. No charge. Encourage your children to discover how much fun reading can be! Reading Rangers is a literacy program for children in grades 1 to 3 who need help with reading or are reluctant readers. We pair children one-on-one with student volunteers who help them practice reading skills and play fun literacy games. Please note that this program is intended to improve literacy skills and interest in reading; it does not teach children how to read. Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

Castle Bazaar

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Join us for our annual Castle Bazaar. Proceeds from the event support local charities. Tea Room, silent auction, gifts, vendors, student made crafts and much more.

Downtown Desserts & Culture Tour

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Enjoy the sweeter side of Toronto! In a food-obsessed city like Toronto, there's no shortage of places to indulge your taste buds for scrumptious desserts. Stroll through the heart of Kensington Market, Old Chinatown and the trendy Queen West neighbourhood, to visit a selection of restaurants to specialty bakeries and boutiques shops that are making the sweet stuff centre stage. You'll have the opportunity to enjoy tastings such as artisan chocolates, Belgian waffles, Asian-inspired gelato, gourmet popcorn, macarons, and more. Get to know some of the history and background of these unique creations with your local guide. Along the way, explore some fascinating landmarks and public art spaces for a perfect photogenic backdrop to a sweet adventure. This tour is perfect for birthday parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties, girls' weekends, couples, date nights, or any other sweet celebration. Families welcome. Free admission for children under six! What's included: 6 generous tastings Cost: $55.00 + taxes For more and to get tickets, visit: savourtoronto.com

Art Foundations Class for Kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

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Kids will grow their creative thinking and technical art skills in this one-of-a-kind mixed art class that covers a variety of mediums and art styles. The instructors will introduce an art concept or material each week and work with students step by step to create meaningful artwork. Classes are small, so each student gets one-on-one guidance and time with the instructor. This is an ongoing class. Join anytime! All materials are included.

Digital Art for Kids

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Break out your tablet, laptop or iPad and explore art beyond paper! Our beginner-friendly Digital Art class for kids will teach techniques such as digital drawing & painting, simple pixel art, cartooning, and how to draw realistic people. This is an ongoing class so you can join anytime!

TRIVIA TUESDAY!

Description

Toronto's new pub trivia night has just launched in the historic Distillery District. Test your knowledge and challenge your friends every Tuesday at Flipside Donuts Cafe & Bar. Flipside's Trivia Night is the perfect weekday evening out, the short and exciting quiz game is fun for all levels and ages, as well as, a great warm-up event for teams who play elsewhere in the city later in the week. Event Details: Name: Trivia Night Date: Every Tuesday until November Time: 7pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm as seating is limited) Location: Flipside Donuts Cafe & Bar Address: 12 Case Goods Lane, Distillery District, Toronto Event information : • Bar service and mini donuts! • Six categories of trivia divided into three rounds • Teams of 4 or less • Be prepared for some anagrams and news items • Prizes! Hints and more details can be found on Flipside's website or Facebook page.

Infant Hearing Clinic

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[Caregivers with children 4 months and under] Newcastle Branch, Study Suite Alternate Wednesdays, from September 11th to December 18th 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Advanced registration required for each 15 minute session through the Markham Stouffville Hospital at 1-888-703-5437 x4. Children develop speech and language skills by listening and imitating those around them, but these skills may be delayed in the case of deafness or hearing loss. Sign up your infant for a screening if you have hearing-related concerns, and learn about the follow-up services available to your family. Presented in partnership with Markham Stouffville Hospital, the lead agency for the Tri-Regional Infant Hearing Program.