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9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Canadian Premiere of A Billion Nights on Earth at Harbourfront Centre Opens a Door to Another Dimension in a Theatrical Epic Inspired by Pop-Up Books

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From visionary director Thaddeus Phillips and installation artist Steven Dufala, A Billion Nights on Earth makes its Canadian premiere at Toronto’s international children’s festival, JUNIOR. When a treasured object goes missing, a parent and a child must rely on their creativity to get it back. A late-night trip to the refrigerator for a glass of milk opens a door to another dimension in this theatrical epic inspired by pop-up books, Kabuki stagecraft and parent-child relationships. A Billion Nights on Earth is a spectacular quest through space and time, guided by sleight-of-hand, a cinematic score and the limitless possibilities of the imagination. Targeted to children and youth ages four to 14 and their families, JUNIOR (May 18 – 24, 2019) challenges young people to explore new perspectives and ask enlightening questions in a live setting. Featuring world, North American and Canadian premieres, the festival includes an extensive lineup of free and ticketed programing encompassing theatre, live concerts, dance, puppetry, circus, storytelling, arts and crafts and more, from leading family entertainers and artists from across Canada and around the world. For a full programming lineup visit harbourfrontcentre.com/junior.

3rd Monday Nights Free

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Free admission. Extended hours. Bring family and friends to the ROM on the 3rd Monday Night of each month and enjoy free admission from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. With complimentary access and extended hours, visitors are invited to explore art, culture, and nature in the Museum’s 40 permanent galleries.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

HeARTbeat Art Show

Description

Our Teen Advisory Committee (TAC) presents its 16th annual juried art exhibition! This show celebrates the works of young local artist’s from high schools in Ajax and their hard work never fails to disappoint! Their art will be on display throughout the month of May at the Main Branch in the Rotary Room. Join us for a reception including musical entertainment, pizza from Panago Pizza, and a brief awards ceremony for the Top Artists, including the vote for the People’s Choice Award! HeARTbeat Art Show All are welcome! Pizza provided by Panago Pizza

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Baby Massage Class

Description

[Caregivers with children 12 months and under] Courtice Branch, The Great Room Thursdays, May 23rd to June 20th 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Advanced registration required for five-class workshop series; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. No charge. Treat your baby to a relaxing massage! This five-week interactive workshop promotes infant development and bonding. Learn relaxing massage strokes for your baby that increase circulation and relax their growing muscles. All you need to bring is yourself and your baby! Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Opening Party: The Winged Canvas Collective

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Join us for the debut exhibition of the Winged Canvas Collective. The Collective is made up of a diverse group of artists (including Winged Canvas staff) as well as local GTA-based artists. Each artist has a distinct style and specialty. From whimsical illustrations to classic Canadian landscapes, this exhibit is an expansive look at the talent of the Collective. Featured artists: Raffi Anderian raffianderian.com Nasim Abaein nasimaba.com Izzy Jefferson izzyjefferson.com Cindy Fan https://cind.ca/ Genie Kim geniekim.com Elena Dinissuk instagram.com/lenadv_art Jay Lintag http://jjlintag.design/ Fei Lu feiluart.com Alyssa Wongso Hripsime Machkalyan We’ll also celebrate our talented students, showcasing their hard work and progress since the beginning of the year. Don’t forget to cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award!

French Game Night

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[All ages] Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room Friday, April 5th; Friday, May 24th; or Friday, June 21st 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Practice your French skills in a fun and challenging way. Improve your language abilities while playing Bingo, Charades and more. Perfect for French Immersion students! Presented in partnership with Canadian Parents for French.

Fast in the 6

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There’s a huge celebration happening in Toronto this May and everyone is welcome. Fast in the 6 returns to Nathan Phillips Square on May 24th with live entertainment, free food, great laughs, and a beautiful firework show. Coinciding with Ramadan, the event invites Toronto to share a meal and revel in the diversity and inclusion unique to the Six. Celebrate the spirit of Toronto in the heart of the city! More information at www.fastinthe6.com and follow @fastinthe6 on social media.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

STEM Champions!

Description

[Ages 9 to 13] Courtice Branch, The Great Room Saturday, May 25th 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. No charge. Join the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Engineering Outreach for interactive workshops about the engineering design process. Learn about concepts such as coding, electricity, robotics, and so much more! Discover the applications of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in everyday life through hands-on activities. Presented in partnership with the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the UOIT Engineering Outreach Office. Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

Artfest 2019

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Esplanade Park comes to life with colour, music and dance for this day of creativity. Live art performances, dance demos, hands on art, over 80 artists/artisans selling and showing their work - plus so much more.

Feathered Friends Festival

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This free family oriented event is a festival celebrating the return of migratory birds. The theme of the event is birds and all aspects related to birds. We hope to have our visitors connect with birds in a fun and meaningful way by providing hands on experiences through live bird presentations, crafts, hikes and other activities. Butterflies, bats and bees have also been added to the event as well. Dogs are not permitted with the exception of service dogs.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

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

Saturdays at the McMichael Art Classes for Children and Youth

Description

SAM Children’s Art Classes Spring: March 30 to June 2* (8 classes; no class on April 20 or May 18) Fall: September 21 to November 16 (8 classes; no class on October 12) Registration required. Fee per 8-week session: $199 general public; $159 McMichael members. Ages 5 – 12. Saturdays, 10 am to 12 pm. These popular children’s art classes offer a creative exploration of various art mediums, encourage skill development, cultivate art appreciation and introduce children to THE ART OF CANADA through in-gallery activities. Facilitated by professional art instructors, children will be divided into age-appropriate groups to be determined upon registration. SAM Youth Art Classes: Drawing & Painting Spring: March 30 to June 2* (8 classes; no class on April 20 or May 18) Fall: September 21 to November 16 (8 classes; no class on October 12) Registration required. Fee per 8-week session: $199 general public; $159 McMichael members. Ages 13 – 15. Saturdays, 12:30 to 2:30 pm. Emphasizing the artistic process from a preliminary drawing to a final masterpiece, this class will challenge and hone skills in art fundamentals with a focus on drawing and painting. The instructor will answer questions, provide tips on building an art-school portfolio, and address what it takes to apply to post-secondary art programs. *Please note: The last class for the spring session will take place on Sunday, June 2. Family and friends are invited to the SAM Family Art Show, where participants’ works will be displayed. Details will be sent after registration.

Saturday Club

Description

This Saturday version of our popular Summer Club program provides supervised, hands-on educational activities, art projects, science experiments, and more. The ROM's fascinating galleries, authentic objects and outstanding professional staff guarantee that your camp experience will be hard to beat! Every fall, winter and spring children will enjoy eight Saturdays of fun-filled, educational adventures in the ROM's inspiring galleries. NEW! In addition to our popular morning classes, we now offer afternoon and full-day classes. Combine a morning class and an afternoon class to make a full day. Register for full day in the same session and receive $40 off per child.

Free Sushi-Making Workshop For Kids

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You are invited to our exclusive sushi-making workshop for kids! Sign up for one of our FREE and FUN children’s workshops at the East York Danforth location. MEET our awesome Chef instructors and summer staff in person! It is also a great opportunity to check out our amazing camp facility @ Eastminster United Church. DON’T DELAY, SIGN UP FOR A SESSION TODAY!! DETAILS ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: * FREE of charge! * SKILLS: Each child will get to practice their knife skills by prepping their cucumbers, and roll two cucumber maki rolls . * LEARN: Our experienced chefs will teach all the tricks of the trade when making sushi. * TAKE HOME: Share their Sushi rolls with family PLUS get a copy of the sushi rice recipes. * FUN FOR AGES 6 and up: Interact with staff and other children. * SUMMER PROGRAMS: Check out our summer camp session for 2019 and talk to our Staff about any questions you have. * DISCOUNT: We will be offering an Exclusive Discount onsite only to those who take part in the session. DATE: Sun. May 26th, 2019 TIME SLOTS: We are running 4 back-to-back 1-hour Sushi Workshops at the following times: * 10:00am - 11:00am * 11:30am - 12:30pm * 1:00pm - 2:00pm * 2:30pm - 3:30pm This event is first come, first served with a maximum of 20 participants per workshop. Book your Workshop Session SOON to avoid disappointment. Hope to see you there! To register create an account by clicking the link to REGISTER given below. Once login is complete, please follow these steps: * Select one out of “Workshop - East York May 26th” under the “Start a New Application” section. * Add your child(ren) as participant(s). * Select your preferred time slot. * Fill out one mandatory form. * Submit your registration. * Once these steps are completed you will receive a confirmation email. REGISTER HERE: https://bit.ly/2YqDSRU If you have any questions or require any assistance for registration, please don’t hesitate to reach out. We can’t wait to have you take part, see you soon! T: 833-243-3862 or E: info@rookstocooks.ca

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Baby Massage Class

Description

[Caregivers with children 12 months and under] Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room Mondays, May 27th to June 24th 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Advanced registration required for five-class workshop series; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. No charge. Treat your baby to a relaxing massage! This five-week interactive workshop promotes infant development and bonding. Learn relaxing massage strokes for your baby that increase circulation and relax their growing muscles. All you need to bring is yourself and your baby! Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Toronto Kids Fashion Week 2019

Description

After last year’s tremendous success, we are proud to announce that Toronto Kids Fashion Week is back and ready for the 2019/2020 fall/winter season! Toronto Kids Fashion Week was founded on the premise of bringing the fashion world to children, who are typically not acknowledged or particularly emphasized by the greater fashion industry, and has rapidly become the premiere event for kids’ fashion in Toronto as the only platform that connects designers directly to the kidswear industry. On a greater scale, Toronto Kids Fashion Week intends to shine a spotlight on fashion, art, and culture to create a meaningful and memorable impact for brands, industry insiders, buyers, retailers, influencers, and the media through runway shows and special presentations. Your attendance at this stupendous event will guarantee you the opportunity to be the first to scope out the most chic, new trends directly from the hottest brands in children’s style at the most important children’s fashion event of the season. Inside sources have shared that you can expect to see quirky looks featuring patterns reminiscent of the 60s and the 90s highlighted in the featured collections. That’s just a sliver of the new trends that the show has to offer, so you’ll have to come to the show to see them as well as the rest of the trends in action! This is an experience that will not only give you insider access to the latest looks, but also the latest lookers, as Toronto Kids Fashion week is not solely about the trends and clothing styles: it is also held to showcase and introduce the fresh faces of bright young up-and-coming models who are eager to break into the industry. Toronto Kids Fashion Week also recognizes the importance of social responsibility, making a point of exemplifying how inclusion is always in fashion, and bullying is not a good look on anybody, which is why the show will feature models of diverse cultures and backgrounds, and there will be a special segment dedicated to anti- bullying efforts. In addition to this, the event will also feature a fundraising booth at which patrons may donate to Make-A-Wish Foundation, an organization that helps make the wishes and dreams of critically ill children come true. This event is open to industry professionals as well as the public, so if you’ve got a passion for fashion and want to check out the most important Toronto kids’ fashion event of the season, get your tickets at https://www.tkfw.ca/tickets or at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/toronto-kids-fashion- week-2019-tickets-59133642316 , mark it on your calendar, and prepare to be blown away.

Drag Queen Storytime

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Bowmanville Branch Saturday, June 1st 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Join us for storytime and musical fun for all fabulous children of all ages and their caregivers. This family-friendly program will showcase stories and songs that explore and celebrate diversity and inclusion. Presented in partnership with Youth Pride Durham.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

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

Saturdays at the McMichael Art Classes for Children and Youth

Description

SAM Children’s Art Classes Spring: March 30 to June 2* (8 classes; no class on April 20 or May 18) Fall: September 21 to November 16 (8 classes; no class on October 12) Registration required. Fee per 8-week session: $199 general public; $159 McMichael members. Ages 5 – 12. Saturdays, 10 am to 12 pm. These popular children’s art classes offer a creative exploration of various art mediums, encourage skill development, cultivate art appreciation and introduce children to THE ART OF CANADA through in-gallery activities. Facilitated by professional art instructors, children will be divided into age-appropriate groups to be determined upon registration. SAM Youth Art Classes: Drawing & Painting Spring: March 30 to June 2* (8 classes; no class on April 20 or May 18) Fall: September 21 to November 16 (8 classes; no class on October 12) Registration required. Fee per 8-week session: $199 general public; $159 McMichael members. Ages 13 – 15. Saturdays, 12:30 to 2:30 pm. Emphasizing the artistic process from a preliminary drawing to a final masterpiece, this class will challenge and hone skills in art fundamentals with a focus on drawing and painting. The instructor will answer questions, provide tips on building an art-school portfolio, and address what it takes to apply to post-secondary art programs. *Please note: The last class for the spring session will take place on Sunday, June 2. Family and friends are invited to the SAM Family Art Show, where participants’ works will be displayed. Details will be sent after registration.

Saturday Club

Description

This Saturday version of our popular Summer Club program provides supervised, hands-on educational activities, art projects, science experiments, and more. The ROM's fascinating galleries, authentic objects and outstanding professional staff guarantee that your camp experience will be hard to beat! Every fall, winter and spring children will enjoy eight Saturdays of fun-filled, educational adventures in the ROM's inspiring galleries. NEW! In addition to our popular morning classes, we now offer afternoon and full-day classes. Combine a morning class and an afternoon class to make a full day. Register for full day in the same session and receive $40 off per child.

FREE YOGA CLASSES IN TRILLIUM PARK

Description

This Summer, Ontario Place will offer FREE yoga classes in Trillium Park every Saturday and Sunday mornings along with monthly sunset sessions led by renowned yoga instructor, Alexandria Santaguida, who has had the pleasure of teaching yoga to thousands of people and children across the GTA. Each class is approx. 60 minutes and offers a mix of hatha and vinyasa yoga. Classes focus on mindfulness, strengthening your core, body and alignment. The class is great for yogis of all levels. Please bring your own mat. Go to http://ontarioplace.com/en/yoga/ for all the details. For more information and to receive class reminders, please contact us at: yoga@ontarioplace.com. Start Date: Saturday, June 1 – Sunday, September 29 Days of activation: Saturday from 10 AM – 11 AM Sunday from 11 AM – 12 PM Wednesdays – Sunset (check online for exact time)

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

PA Day Painting Camp: Famous Artists

Description

Full Day 9am - 4pm | Half Day 9am - 12pm / 1 - 4pm* ​ On York Region PA Days, Winged Canvas invites students to the Art Hub for a fun day of painting! There are inspiring themes each day, and when the weather is warm, we may even take our easels outdoors! We begin each day with a step by step painting in the AM, followed by open painting in the PM, where campers can enjoy the freedom of painting whatever they choose, with personal guidance from a professional artist instructor. Turn a regular PA Day into a fun and colourful PA-inting Day! For more information, visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/pa-day-painting

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

ROMKids Day Camp

Description

Looking for something to do with the kids on their school PD Days? Join us at the ROM for a day at camp! Kids have special access to hands-on learning at the Museum. Register your kids ages 5 – 14 for a full day of ROM Camp. This one-day version of our popular Summer Club program provides a full day of supervised educational activities, art projects, science experiments, and more! Pre-registration is required. Limited space is available. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. $85.00 per child; $76.50 per child for ROM Members. Extended Care from 4 – 6 pm: $12 per child; $10 per child for ROM Members Mark your calendar for the following session dates: Friday, October 5, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 Friday, December 7, 2018 Friday, January 18, 2019 Friday, February 15, 2019 Friday, June 7, 2019

Summertime! (P.A. Day Adventures!)

Description

[All ages] Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area Friday, June 7th 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Summer is almost here! Get ready for shorts and sandals with songs, stories, rhymes, and games that will put you in the mood for some sun. Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Gamers & Coders Club

Description

Attention Gamers! Compete in multiplayer Wii U and PS4 tournaments of hit games like Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros followed by free play of any games the group would like. Game on! Attention Coders! Are you the next Mark Zuckerberg or Bill Gates? Do you love video games? Instead of just playing video games, why not create them! Even if you are not a programming wiz, come on out and code with us. You’ll have fun with Hour of Code and Scratch Coding! Ages 10 +. Drop-in. Space limited by room capacity.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

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

Saturday Club

Description

This Saturday version of our popular Summer Club program provides supervised, hands-on educational activities, art projects, science experiments, and more. The ROM's fascinating galleries, authentic objects and outstanding professional staff guarantee that your camp experience will be hard to beat! Every fall, winter and spring children will enjoy eight Saturdays of fun-filled, educational adventures in the ROM's inspiring galleries. NEW! In addition to our popular morning classes, we now offer afternoon and full-day classes. Combine a morning class and an afternoon class to make a full day. Register for full day in the same session and receive $40 off per child.

FREE YOGA CLASSES IN TRILLIUM PARK

Description

This Summer, Ontario Place will offer FREE yoga classes in Trillium Park every Saturday and Sunday mornings along with monthly sunset sessions led by renowned yoga instructor, Alexandria Santaguida, who has had the pleasure of teaching yoga to thousands of people and children across the GTA. Each class is approx. 60 minutes and offers a mix of hatha and vinyasa yoga. Classes focus on mindfulness, strengthening your core, body and alignment. The class is great for yogis of all levels. Please bring your own mat. Go to http://ontarioplace.com/en/yoga/ for all the details. For more information and to receive class reminders, please contact us at: yoga@ontarioplace.com. Start Date: Saturday, June 1 – Sunday, September 29 Days of activation: Saturday from 10 AM – 11 AM Sunday from 11 AM – 12 PM Wednesdays – Sunset (check online for exact time)

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Menatl Health Symposium (Ajax Home Week)

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Carion Fenn Foundation 3rd Annual Mental Health Symposium in partnership with Ajax Public Library, Ajax Home Week and Lakeridge Health. Admission: FREE Join the discussion on Societal Stress! Our Annual Mental Health Symposium will feature a panel of speakers, exhibitors and a break away session talking about social stress, relationships with others, and social environments. Our speakers will focus on day-to-day life and how social environments can affect our social behaviours. Listen to our panel members, ask questions, participate in our break away session, and enjoy light refreshments. Don’t forget to fill out an entry ballot to win some great prizes. Carion Fenn Foundation Tel: 289-923-8170 www.carionfenn.org smcm@carionfenn.org

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Dog Painting Party at Winged Canvas Art Hub

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Paint Party for Dog Lovers! Fri, June 14, 2019, 6:30 - 8:30 pm Kick off the summer with Winged Canvas and help support a great cause! Come out and learn to paint an adorable dog, step-by-step. No painting experience required! Cost: $38/painter (includes one 9 x 12" canvas, all art materials and refreshments) ​ $10 from every ticket sold will be donated to the Markham Cat Adoption and Education Centre.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

Learn for Life: STEM Workshop

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The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Engineering Outreach will host interactive workshops for ages 9-13 centered on the engineering design process. Students will be exploring concepts such as coding, electricity, robotics and so much more! Learn about the applications of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in everyday life through hands on learning. Registration is required. Register via ajaxlibrary.ca/events

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

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

FREE YOGA CLASSES IN TRILLIUM PARK

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This Summer, Ontario Place will offer FREE yoga classes in Trillium Park every Saturday and Sunday mornings along with monthly sunset sessions led by renowned yoga instructor, Alexandria Santaguida, who has had the pleasure of teaching yoga to thousands of people and children across the GTA. Each class is approx. 60 minutes and offers a mix of hatha and vinyasa yoga. Classes focus on mindfulness, strengthening your core, body and alignment. The class is great for yogis of all levels. Please bring your own mat. Go to http://ontarioplace.com/en/yoga/ for all the details. For more information and to receive class reminders, please contact us at: yoga@ontarioplace.com. Start Date: Saturday, June 1 – Sunday, September 29 Days of activation: Saturday from 10 AM – 11 AM Sunday from 11 AM – 12 PM Wednesdays – Sunset (check online for exact time)

23rd Annual Father's Day Smoke & Steam Show

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Enjoy the largest show of its kind in the Kawarthas featuring tractor and power equipment displays, tractor games, vintage farm trucks, tractor and wagon rides, a tractor parade through the Village and more!

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

3rd Monday Nights Free

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Free admission. Extended hours. Bring family and friends to the ROM on the 3rd Monday Night of each month and enjoy free admission from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. With complimentary access and extended hours, visitors are invited to explore art, culture, and nature in the Museum’s 40 permanent galleries.* Discover Museum highlights with a free tour led by a trained volunteer Docent. Tours are offered at 6:00pm and 6:30pm and each last about 45 minutes. Meet at the Museum Tours sign in Gloria Chen Court, Level 1. Enhance your experience with a special exhibition

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.

9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition

Description

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’.