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Cartooning and Anime class for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Learn the techniques and methods to draw your favourite cartoons and anime characters, step by step, What makes cartooning and anime so fun? This class is all about improving your drawing skills and learning the art of storytelling: how to draw proportions, refine linework, master colouring techniques, draw expressions and figures in action, and simple storyboarding. We’ll learn how to turn real people into cartoon versions of themselves, design mashups with popular characters, and exaggerate expressions and actions. We will look at cartoons from around the globe — particularly the popular world of Japanese Manga — and discover a new world of inspiration! This is an ongoing class. Join in anytime! Here is a link to our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/cartooning-anime-drawing-class

Cartooning and Anime class for teens and adults at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

This class is all about improving your drawing skills and learning the art of storytelling: how to draw proportions, refine linework, master colouring techniques, draw expressions and figures in action, and simple storyboarding. We’ll learn how to turn real people into cartoon versions of themselves, design mashups with popular characters, and exaggerate expressions and actions. We will look at cartoons from around the globe — particularly the popular world of Japanese Manga — and discover a new world of inspiration! This is an ongoing class. Join in anytime! For class schedules and pricing please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/cartooning-anime-drawing-class

Beginner Art for Kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Also known as our Right Brain Lab, Beginner Art for Kids is a class designed to teach young minds beginner drawing and painting techniques, good craftsmanship, and creative problem solving. Students will work in a variety of wet and dry mediums exploring both 2D and 3D art as well as lettering, creative storytelling, and design. Lessons are step by step in a small group setting, so this is the ideal beginner art class for children age 5 - 7. This is an ongoing class. Join us anytime! For class schedules and pricing please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/beginner-art-for-kids

Cannington Haunted Trail

Description

You don’t want to miss the Cannington Haunted Trail and Mazes this Halloween season. Bring your family, bring your friends, bring your courage … you’re going to need it! Now TWO weekends with THREE attractions: the ever popular Haunted Trail, our intense Manic Maze in the Barn (Outbreak) and our new Dark Maze in the Pavilion (Urban Legend). If you are looking for a fun, frightening haunt experience this Halloween, you’ve found it! AGES 8+ Proceeds to Cannington Lions Club.

Babysitter Training for Tweens

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Babysitter Training course is ideal for kids 10 – 13 years. Course is one day, 9am - 4pm. Pre-registration is required prior to start date. Designed to teach babysitter skills, leadership and first aid in a fun and informative session. Information shared is geared on caring for infants, toddlers and children. Along with working with parents, and responsibilities. Kids will complete activities, role playing and have hands on practice and receive a copy of the St. John Ambulance Babysitter Manual and certificate of completion. Call St. John Ambulance to pre-register 905-434-7800. Courses offered throughout Durham Region each month.

Kahoot Tween Trivia

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Kahoot Tween Trivia Do you Kahoot? Kahoot is a trivia game that is played on your own smartphone, tablet or laptop. You have up to 4 time-limited choices per question. Points will be awarded based on how quickly questions are answered and whether or not the answer is correct. Who will be Ajax Public Library’s “Grand Kahoot”? Maximum 20 participants. Drop in

Paint Your Own Pottery Day

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Paint Your Own Pottery Day is Saturday October 20th. We'll be celebrating our special day! Join us for 25% off our Halloween Pumpkins and more! Create one of our clay 6" plates for $15 or bring a friend or do two for $25. We'll be giving out a free Halloween Ornament to each person through the door, no purchase necessary. Drop in anytime we'll be open 10am til 5pm.

Cat Painting Party for Charity

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Join us Saturday, October 20th from 7 - 9 pm for a Cat-astic Paint Night at the Winged Canvas Art Gallery in support of the Markham Cat Adoption & Education Centre. We will have 2 painting options for cat & art lovers, as well as refreshments for everyone to enjoy. Limited tickets available. Online registration required. Cost: $45/person or $40/person for groups of 2+ | All materials included, light refreshments provided.

11th Annual Pumpkin Giveaway

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We invite you out for some great family fun at the Annual Bryson Halloween Pumpkin Giveaway! FREE FAMILY FUN including face painting, airigami, magic, popcorn, coffee, a photo booth, music and more! Barbeque, bake sale and raffle supporting Grandview Children's Centre. Last year more than 700 free pumpkins made their way home. This year, we giveaway even more. We will also be collecting non-perishable food items for Feed the Need in Durham.

A SECOND TASTE OF AFRICA DINNER FUNDRAISER

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You will enjoy a delicious evening of amazing authentic African food and music to support the children of the Amazing Love School in Uganda. Canadian dishes will also be provided. The money raised will help provide scholastic materials, provide a hot meal for the children, pay teachers’ salaries and hopefully provide extra accommodation for the children and teachers. Call 905-213-7661 for tickets. $40 in advance/$50 at the door. Ages 6-13 - Half Price; Under 6 - FREE If you are unable to attend, please consider a donation. http://amazinglovedevelopment.org/

Repair Café: Don't Throw it away

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Bring your broken home appliances, electronics, jewelry, and more to our Repair Café. Funded by the Ontario government, through the Seniors Community Grant Program.

Intensive Drawing class for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Intensive Drawing covers fundamental drawing techniques such as line, shading, blending, and principles such as composition. Advanced groups learn how to draw realistic faces, perspective, and various shading techniques, which can later be applied to painting, design and sculpture. Students will work in various dry media such as pencil, crayon, pen, coloured pencils, markers and pastels. Although drawing exercises are assigned, projects will cater to each individual interest to make projects interesting and fun. This is an ongoing class. Join us anytime! For schedule and pricing information please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/intensive-drawing

Cannington Haunted Trail

Description

You don’t want to miss the Cannington Haunted Trail and Mazes this Halloween season. Bring your family, bring your friends, bring your courage … you’re going to need it! Now TWO weekends with THREE attractions: the ever popular Haunted Trail, our intense Manic Maze in the Barn (Outbreak) and our new Dark Maze in the Pavilion (Urban Legend). If you are looking for a fun, frightening haunt experience this Halloween, you’ve found it! AGES 8+ Proceeds to Cannington Lions Club.

Halloween Train

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Put on your costumes and join us for a spooktacular heritage train ride with on-board entertainment. Children will receive a treat bag upon departing the train. The Halloween train operates October 20, 21, 27 & 28. Children 12 and under in costume ride for only $2! (maximum of 2 children per adult) Saturday round trips are 90 minutes long. The train departs from the Uxbridge station at 10 am, 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm. Sunday trains depart the Uxbridge Station at 10:00 am and 2:30 pm and from Stouffville at noon. Round trips are 2 hours long.

Babysitting Course (Session 2)

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[Ages 11 to 15] Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room Saturday, October 20th; 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and Sunday, October 21st; 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please note the different course times on each day. Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. Cost $55; 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. Note: Bring a teddy bear to practice on! Caregivers and support staff for people with disabilities are admitted free of charge. Presented in partnership with React Right Safety Services.

ROM Family Fundays

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Dig into history as the ROM celebrates International Archaeology Day! From the oldest tools ever used by hominids to the latest technology available to archaeologists, dig, decipher and uncover the secrets to our shared human past. Activites run from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Free with Museum admission. Ancient Cyprus: Delve into the sophisticated and rich of history of Cyprus with ROM experts and get up close to objects from an island that lay at the crossroads of history. Archaeological Institute of America Digs the ROM: The AIA-Toronto Chapter helps the ROM celebrate International Archaeology Day with bones, pots, re-enactors, and so much more. Find out what archaeology is really all about! The CRANE Project (Computational Research on the Ancient Near East): Meet the CRANE team, an international and interdisciplinary research team and find out how technology and collaboration is changing our understanding of archaeology in the Near East. Live at the ROM - Principia Legionis: Immerse yourself in ancient Roman military and civilian life with our special guest Roman re-enactors. Digging Ontario: Dig into the last 10,000 years of this land’s past and find out how you can help protect our unique and fragile legacy for future generations with the Ontario Archaeology Society. Visiting artists: Meet 2017–18 IARTS Textiles of India Grant recipient Rajarshi Sengupta and master block carvers as they share their work. ROM CONNECTS Beardmore: The Viking Hoax that Rewrote History: Inspired by the true story of Viking swords in the ROM's collections, historian Douglas Hunter offers up a real-life museum detective story.

Adventures at the BOO-seum

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Do you love all things Halloween? Are you looking for a way to celebrate the season with your family? Come out to ‘Adventures at the Boo-seum’ at the Scugog Shores Museum Village for a spook-tacular time. Enjoy a fun-filled day of Halloween themed activities on Sunday, October 21st from 11am to 3pm. Visit the schoolhouse to make a creepy craft and try your hand at our mystery boxes, if you dare. Listen to spooky stories in the log cabin and visit the ‘haunted’ Lee house. If that isn’t enough toil and trouble, take a chance on our games and enjoy some treats in the church. This is a family-friendly event with some scary content. -General admission applies-

Media Literacy for Families

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Free. RSVP Required. Museum admission is not included. Join the Association for Media Literacy and find out how to help guide your family’s interactions with mass media. In this family-oriented presentation, parents and children can explore subjects including: How do we use media messages to create meaning? What does Play look like in your family and what might we learn from it? How might we use our Heroes to help us solve problems? This presentation is designed for families attending with their children aged 7 to 13. Siblings welcome.

Beginner Drawing class for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Beginner Drawing focuses on cartooning and basic drawing skills. The instructor will demonstrate fundamental drawing techniques such as line, shading, blending, colouring, inking, and explain principles such as proportion and composition. Each student will be guided step by step to improve their technique and creative methods. Students will work on group projects in various dry media such as pencil, pen, coloured pencil, marker, and pastel. Although drawing exercises are assigned, projects will still cater to each individual's interests to make projects interesting and fun. This program is offered all year long on a regular basis. Join in anytime! For class schedules and pricing information please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/beginner-drawing-class

Halloween Train

Description

Put on your costumes and join us for a spooktacular heritage train ride with on-board entertainment. Children will receive a treat bag upon departing the train. The Halloween train operates October 20, 21, 27 & 28. Children 12 and under in costume ride for only $2! (maximum of 2 children per adult) Saturday round trips are 90 minutes long. The train departs from the Uxbridge station at 10 am, 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm. Sunday trains depart the Uxbridge Station at 10:00 am and 2:30 pm and from Stouffville at noon. Round trips are 2 hours long.

Ukulele Kids

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Learn to play the ukulele in this simple one-hour class. Play your favourite tunes and sing along in no time. We’ll supply the ukulele and music, you supply your talent and voice. Ages 7-12. Register at https://bit.ly/2OS6Uce

Ukulele Kids

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Learn to play the ukulele in this simple one-hour class. Play your favourite tunes and sing along in no time. We’ll supply the ukulele and music, you supply your talent and voice. Ages 7-12. Register at https://bit.ly/2pLAj9G

PA Day Fun Day: Pop Up Crafts

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Get Creative! Make a craft or two at this fun drop-in event! In partnership with Healthy Kids Challenge Ajax.

Lights, Camera, Action!

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Discover what it's like to be on a big stage. Show us your star power at an evening of drama games and activities. Ages 9-12.

ROMKids Junior

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Inspire your toddler's imagination and sense of discovery as you explore the ROM's collection of art, history, and nature through the eyes of a child. Bring your child on an eight-week sensory adventure as you tour galleries with our early learning instructors, and join them in creative play-based activities, and social interaction in a classroom setting. Meet other parents, caregivers, and children and engage your child in interactive learning for life. For children ages 2 to 4, accompanied by an adult. Siblings of participants under 2 years old welcome free of charge. 8 week sessions with classes offered on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday. Tuesday & Wednesday: morning classes are 9:30am - 11:30am & afternoon classes are 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Saturday: morning class is 9:30am - 11:30am & afternoon class is 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Pre-registration is required. Limited space is available. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. $200 per child; $180 per child for ROM Members.

Amazing Math

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[Caregivers with children 2½ to 6 years] Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room Tuesdays, October 16th to November 13th; 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Learn how math and numbers can be fun! Explore the connection between early literacy and mathematics with engaging stories, songs, and activities. Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

The Great Halloween Cupcake Challenge

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Compete in this epic Cupcake Challenge! Create deliciously spooky cupcakes to celebrate Halloween. Allergy alert. Ages 12-17.

Haunted Clarington

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[Families] Courtice Branch, The Great Room Wednesday, October 24th; 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. The investigators from PROO(f) are dedicated to objective paranormal research, and they have found some interesting, unusual, and unexplained things right here in Clarington. See what they have found, and learn about the technology behind their investigations! Presented in partnership with Paranormal Researchers of Ontario.

Kids Night Out Halloween Party!

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Kids Night Out is celebrating Halloween with a Party! Dress your child in costume and dropped them off for a fun filled evening of creative fun. We'll play a few games, have pizza, juice or water and dessert. Each participant will go home with a mini loot bag. Creative Fun for school aged kids! Cost of the event includes 2 pizza slices, juice box or water, small dessert and their piece. Please note you must pre-register. Sorry, no parents, just kiddo's for this event! For tonight's project we'll be using acrylic paints to allow it to go home straight away! Register here: https://app.getoccasion.com/p/n/P69bnx49

Spooky Stories

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[All ages] Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area Friday, October 26th; 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. It’s almost Halloween! Join us for some spine-tingling tales that are sure to get you in the mood to trick or treat. Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

Cartooning and Anime class for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Learn the techniques and methods to draw your favourite cartoons and anime characters, step by step, What makes cartooning and anime so fun? This class is all about improving your drawing skills and learning the art of storytelling: how to draw proportions, refine linework, master colouring techniques, draw expressions and figures in action, and simple storyboarding. We’ll learn how to turn real people into cartoon versions of themselves, design mashups with popular characters, and exaggerate expressions and actions. We will look at cartoons from around the globe — particularly the popular world of Japanese Manga — and discover a new world of inspiration! This is an ongoing class. Join in anytime! Here is a link to our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/cartooning-anime-drawing-class

Cartooning and Anime class for teens and adults at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

This class is all about improving your drawing skills and learning the art of storytelling: how to draw proportions, refine linework, master colouring techniques, draw expressions and figures in action, and simple storyboarding. We’ll learn how to turn real people into cartoon versions of themselves, design mashups with popular characters, and exaggerate expressions and actions. We will look at cartoons from around the globe — particularly the popular world of Japanese Manga — and discover a new world of inspiration! This is an ongoing class. Join in anytime! For class schedules and pricing please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/cartooning-anime-drawing-class

Beginner Art for Kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Also known as our Right Brain Lab, Beginner Art for Kids is a class designed to teach young minds beginner drawing and painting techniques, good craftsmanship, and creative problem solving. Students will work in a variety of wet and dry mediums exploring both 2D and 3D art as well as lettering, creative storytelling, and design. Lessons are step by step in a small group setting, so this is the ideal beginner art class for children age 5 - 7. This is an ongoing class. Join us anytime! For class schedules and pricing please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/beginner-art-for-kids

Historic All Hallows' Eve

Description

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

Cannington Haunted Trail

Description

You don’t want to miss the Cannington Haunted Trail and Mazes this Halloween season. Bring your family, bring your friends, bring your courage … you’re going to need it! Now TWO weekends with THREE attractions: the ever popular Haunted Trail, our intense Manic Maze in the Barn (Outbreak) and our new Dark Maze in the Pavilion (Urban Legend). If you are looking for a fun, frightening haunt experience this Halloween, you’ve found it! AGES 8+ Proceeds to Cannington Lions Club.

'Fright at the Musem' Halloween Haunted Village & Scavenger Hunt

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6th Annual ‘Fright at the Museum!’ Halloween Haunted Village and Scavenger Hunt at the Uxbridge Historical Centre ‘Fright at the Museum!’ is back this year with two nights of fright! On Friday, October 26 and Saturday October 27 from 6 to 9pm, the Uxbridge Historical Centre is hosting its 6th annual ‘Fright at the Museum!’ Halloween Haunted Village & Scavenger Hunt. At this annual family-friendly Halloween event in Uxbridge, visitors will experience thrills in the haunted museum village, participate in this year’s scavenger hunt, play carnival games, and enjoy hot drinks and treats around a bonfire! This event is kid-friendly and family oriented, but will have some scary content. Bring a flashlight to find your way around the dark Museum grounds and buildings. Please dress for the weather as this event will proceed in rain or moonlight. Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes. The cost of this event is only $3/ participant, with children under 5 free. The event takes place from 6 to 9pm, with last entry at 8:30pm. All proceeds will benefit the Historical Centre. For more information, contact the museum at 905-852-5854 or museum@town.uxbridge.on.ca.

TAB Presents Haunted Hospital

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We dare you to check into our spooky haunted hospital. Watch out for zombies! Brought to you by the OPL Teen Advisory Board. Family program. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

I-Math Launching Halloween Trick and Treat

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In line with UCMAS advocacy to let child love math in a fun way. They have introduce this program for 3 to 7 years old, where in this stage is still an introduction to the concept of Math mostly the early stage is learning in counting and writing numbers, understanding and discovering the language of Math which help them to build a strong foundation . This program will let your child discover math in fun way and stimulate his young critical thinking. To know more every one is free to come to our centre.

Intensive Drawing class for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Intensive Drawing covers fundamental drawing techniques such as line, shading, blending, and principles such as composition. Advanced groups learn how to draw realistic faces, perspective, and various shading techniques, which can later be applied to painting, design and sculpture. Students will work in various dry media such as pencil, crayon, pen, coloured pencils, markers and pastels. Although drawing exercises are assigned, projects will cater to each individual interest to make projects interesting and fun. This is an ongoing class. Join us anytime! For schedule and pricing information please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/intensive-drawing

Supporting Parents Supporting Children

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Are you the parent of an adolescent or young adult (ages 11-24) with mental health challenges? Parenting a child with mental health concerns brings its own unique set of obstacles with no real road-map for management. We understand the time and energy it takes to manage your child’s mental health, as well as the effect it has on your own wellbeing. We are offering a monthly support group, educational and supportive in nature, facilitated by a Registered Social Services Worker and mother to two adolescent children, actively managing their mental health concerns.

Historic All Hallows' Eve

Description

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

Cannington Haunted Trail

Description

You don’t want to miss the Cannington Haunted Trail and Mazes this Halloween season. Bring your family, bring your friends, bring your courage … you’re going to need it! Now TWO weekends with THREE attractions: the ever popular Haunted Trail, our intense Manic Maze in the Barn (Outbreak) and our new Dark Maze in the Pavilion (Urban Legend). If you are looking for a fun, frightening haunt experience this Halloween, you’ve found it! AGES 8+ Proceeds to Cannington Lions Club.

'Fright at the Musem' Halloween Haunted Village & Scavenger Hunt

Description

6th Annual ‘Fright at the Museum!’ Halloween Haunted Village and Scavenger Hunt at the Uxbridge Historical Centre ‘Fright at the Museum!’ is back this year with two nights of fright! On Friday, October 26 and Saturday October 27 from 6 to 9pm, the Uxbridge Historical Centre is hosting its 6th annual ‘Fright at the Museum!’ Halloween Haunted Village & Scavenger Hunt. At this annual family-friendly Halloween event in Uxbridge, visitors will experience thrills in the haunted museum village, participate in this year’s scavenger hunt, play carnival games, and enjoy hot drinks and treats around a bonfire! This event is kid-friendly and family oriented, but will have some scary content. Bring a flashlight to find your way around the dark Museum grounds and buildings. Please dress for the weather as this event will proceed in rain or moonlight. Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes. The cost of this event is only $3/ participant, with children under 5 free. The event takes place from 6 to 9pm, with last entry at 8:30pm. All proceeds will benefit the Historical Centre. For more information, contact the museum at 905-852-5854 or museum@town.uxbridge.on.ca.

Halloween Train

Description

Put on your costumes and join us for a spooktacular heritage train ride with on-board entertainment. Children will receive a treat bag upon departing the train. The Halloween train operates October 20, 21, 27 & 28. Children 12 and under in costume ride for only $2! (maximum of 2 children per adult) Saturday round trips are 90 minutes long. The train departs from the Uxbridge station at 10 am, 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm. Sunday trains depart the Uxbridge Station at 10:00 am and 2:30 pm and from Stouffville at noon. Round trips are 2 hours long.

Halloween Advance Trick or Treat

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UCMAS is celebrating the Halloween by giving advance Trick or Treat to children, as well as an introduction of I-Math Program a New Division of UCMAS.

Pumpkin Float

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"Come carve a pumpkin and set it afloat with other ghoulish gourds! Meet at the wading pool in the northwest corner of High Park, just west of the main entrance to High Park at Bloor Street West and High Park Avenue. Proceeds will send a class from a high needs school on a field trip to the High Park Nature Centre this fall!!"

Tea &Talk: Letters From the Trenches

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Spend the afternoon learning about four very different experiences during WWI. Each of these works to provide us with a more complete picture of what life was like for those who went overseas during this terrible time. Two of the people died, one on the battlefield and one well after but because of her service. One was held captive in a POW camp and faced the terror that was internment. Finally, one did not want to take part in the war but was forced too due to conscription. Join Archivist, Jennifer Weymark as she recounts “Letters From the Trenches” on Sunday, October 28th at 1 pm. Tea and scones with be served in the Verna Conant Gallery at Guy House. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Jill at 905-436-7624 ext. 106.

Beginner Drawing class for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Beginner Drawing focuses on cartooning and basic drawing skills. The instructor will demonstrate fundamental drawing techniques such as line, shading, blending, colouring, inking, and explain principles such as proportion and composition. Each student will be guided step by step to improve their technique and creative methods. Students will work on group projects in various dry media such as pencil, pen, coloured pencil, marker, and pastel. Although drawing exercises are assigned, projects will still cater to each individual's interests to make projects interesting and fun. This program is offered all year long on a regular basis. Join in anytime! For class schedules and pricing information please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/beginner-drawing-class

Halloween Train

Description

Put on your costumes and join us for a spooktacular heritage train ride with on-board entertainment. Children will receive a treat bag upon departing the train. The Halloween train operates October 20, 21, 27 & 28. Children 12 and under in costume ride for only $2! (maximum of 2 children per adult) Saturday round trips are 90 minutes long. The train departs from the Uxbridge station at 10 am, 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm. Sunday trains depart the Uxbridge Station at 10:00 am and 2:30 pm and from Stouffville at noon. Round trips are 2 hours long.

Halloween Nook Night Out

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Nook Night Out: In celebration of All Hallows Eve teens of Ajax Library are invited to dress up and take part in hauntingly exciting activities, games, and more! Join in on the costume contest, games, and challenges. As always, themed snacks will be available to keep your energy up! Grade 8 must be completed. Drop-in.

ROMKids Junior

Description

Inspire your toddler's imagination and sense of discovery as you explore the ROM's collection of art, history, and nature through the eyes of a child. Bring your child on an eight-week sensory adventure as you tour galleries with our early learning instructors, and join them in creative play-based activities, and social interaction in a classroom setting. Meet other parents, caregivers, and children and engage your child in interactive learning for life. For children ages 2 to 4, accompanied by an adult. Siblings of participants under 2 years old welcome free of charge. 8 week sessions with classes offered on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday. Tuesday & Wednesday: morning classes are 9:30am - 11:30am & afternoon classes are 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Saturday: morning class is 9:30am - 11:30am & afternoon class is 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Pre-registration is required. Limited space is available. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. $200 per child; $180 per child for ROM Members.

Amazing Math

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[Caregivers with children 2½ to 6 years] Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room Tuesdays, October 16th to November 13th; 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Learn how math and numbers can be fun! Explore the connection between early literacy and mathematics with engaging stories, songs, and activities. Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

SPECIAL Trampoween Toddler Time

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ress up your little ones and bring them to our SPECIAL Trampoween Toddler Time event for jumping fun + trick or treating, costume contest & parade, cookie decorating, arts and crafts and more. Tickets are $13.00 + tax.

Trick or Treat

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All Branches Wednesday, October 31st; Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat! Trick or Treat at your local branch, available all day while supplies last!

Halloween Tricks & Treats

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Join us for a fun night full of Tricks & Treats with Free Trick-or-Treating at your favourite stores plus an Abracadracula Magic Show! A safe and fun event for all ages.

New Parent Infant Massage

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Learn from the YWCA’s Certified Infant Massage Instructor about the benefits of infant massage. Register for all 5 sessions. Age 0-12 months.

Art School Portfolio: Seminar and Q&A Panel

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Are you planning on applying to art school? ​You’re going to need a stand-out portfolio - and we can help! Join us for a free evening all about portfolio development. Learn the best tips from award winning artist and Winged Canvas founder Fei Lu, and stay for a Q&A with our experienced staff and faculty. Refreshments provided. Free to attend, please RSVP as space is limited.

Cartooning and Anime class for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Learn the techniques and methods to draw your favourite cartoons and anime characters, step by step, What makes cartooning and anime so fun? This class is all about improving your drawing skills and learning the art of storytelling: how to draw proportions, refine linework, master colouring techniques, draw expressions and figures in action, and simple storyboarding. We’ll learn how to turn real people into cartoon versions of themselves, design mashups with popular characters, and exaggerate expressions and actions. We will look at cartoons from around the globe — particularly the popular world of Japanese Manga — and discover a new world of inspiration! This is an ongoing class. Join in anytime! Here is a link to our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/cartooning-anime-drawing-class

Cartooning and Anime class for teens and adults at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

This class is all about improving your drawing skills and learning the art of storytelling: how to draw proportions, refine linework, master colouring techniques, draw expressions and figures in action, and simple storyboarding. We’ll learn how to turn real people into cartoon versions of themselves, design mashups with popular characters, and exaggerate expressions and actions. We will look at cartoons from around the globe — particularly the popular world of Japanese Manga — and discover a new world of inspiration! This is an ongoing class. Join in anytime! For class schedules and pricing please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/cartooning-anime-drawing-class

Beginner Art for Kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Also known as our Right Brain Lab, Beginner Art for Kids is a class designed to teach young minds beginner drawing and painting techniques, good craftsmanship, and creative problem solving. Students will work in a variety of wet and dry mediums exploring both 2D and 3D art as well as lettering, creative storytelling, and design. Lessons are step by step in a small group setting, so this is the ideal beginner art class for children age 5 - 7. This is an ongoing class. Join us anytime! For class schedules and pricing please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/beginner-art-for-kids

Intensive Drawing class for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Intensive Drawing covers fundamental drawing techniques such as line, shading, blending, and principles such as composition. Advanced groups learn how to draw realistic faces, perspective, and various shading techniques, which can later be applied to painting, design and sculpture. Students will work in various dry media such as pencil, crayon, pen, coloured pencils, markers and pastels. Although drawing exercises are assigned, projects will cater to each individual interest to make projects interesting and fun. This is an ongoing class. Join us anytime! For schedule and pricing information please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/intensive-drawing

Dagmar Resort Open House and Ski Swap

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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 4th 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 - Letters to Santa

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Just in time for the Santa Claus Parade! Get into the Christmas spirit by writing a letter to Santa! On Sunday November 4 from 12 - 4 pm, pretend you are a Victorian child. What kinds of things would you have asked for instead of video games, skateboards or movies? Learn to write with nib pens and ink. Seal your letter with wax! 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.

Beginner Drawing class for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Beginner Drawing focuses on cartooning and basic drawing skills. The instructor will demonstrate fundamental drawing techniques such as line, shading, blending, colouring, inking, and explain principles such as proportion and composition. Each student will be guided step by step to improve their technique and creative methods. Students will work on group projects in various dry media such as pencil, pen, coloured pencil, marker, and pastel. Although drawing exercises are assigned, projects will still cater to each individual's interests to make projects interesting and fun. This program is offered all year long on a regular basis. Join in anytime! For class schedules and pricing information please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/beginner-drawing-class

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 4th 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.

ROMKids Day Camp

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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

Explore New Worlds with VR! Space Pirates

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Play challenging games or create works of art, all in virtual reality. Have fun with VR activities during the following special events. Drop-ins welcome, space permitting. Ages 12+. Users under 16 require parental/guardian permission.

ROMKids Junior

Description

Inspire your toddler's imagination and sense of discovery as you explore the ROM's collection of art, history, and nature through the eyes of a child. Bring your child on an eight-week sensory adventure as you tour galleries with our early learning instructors, and join them in creative play-based activities, and social interaction in a classroom setting. Meet other parents, caregivers, and children and engage your child in interactive learning for life. For children ages 2 to 4, accompanied by an adult. Siblings of participants under 2 years old welcome free of charge. 8 week sessions with classes offered on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday. Tuesday & Wednesday: morning classes are 9:30am - 11:30am & afternoon classes are 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Saturday: morning class is 9:30am - 11:30am & afternoon class is 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Pre-registration is required. Limited space is available. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. $200 per child; $180 per child for ROM Members.

Amazing Math

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[Caregivers with children 2½ to 6 years] Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room Tuesdays, October 16th to November 13th; 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Learn how math and numbers can be fun! Explore the connection between early literacy and mathematics with engaging stories, songs, and activities. Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

Youth in the Community: Lead or Be Lead

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What's your leadership style? use your skills and talents to develop your leadership skills and perform confidently in school, with friends, and around your community. Allergy Alert Ages 12-17

Cartooning and Anime class for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Learn the techniques and methods to draw your favourite cartoons and anime characters, step by step, What makes cartooning and anime so fun? This class is all about improving your drawing skills and learning the art of storytelling: how to draw proportions, refine linework, master colouring techniques, draw expressions and figures in action, and simple storyboarding. We’ll learn how to turn real people into cartoon versions of themselves, design mashups with popular characters, and exaggerate expressions and actions. We will look at cartoons from around the globe — particularly the popular world of Japanese Manga — and discover a new world of inspiration! This is an ongoing class. Join in anytime! Here is a link to our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/cartooning-anime-drawing-class

Cartooning and Anime class for teens and adults at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

This class is all about improving your drawing skills and learning the art of storytelling: how to draw proportions, refine linework, master colouring techniques, draw expressions and figures in action, and simple storyboarding. We’ll learn how to turn real people into cartoon versions of themselves, design mashups with popular characters, and exaggerate expressions and actions. We will look at cartoons from around the globe — particularly the popular world of Japanese Manga — and discover a new world of inspiration! This is an ongoing class. Join in anytime! For class schedules and pricing please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/cartooning-anime-drawing-class

Beginner Art for Kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Also known as our Right Brain Lab, Beginner Art for Kids is a class designed to teach young minds beginner drawing and painting techniques, good craftsmanship, and creative problem solving. Students will work in a variety of wet and dry mediums exploring both 2D and 3D art as well as lettering, creative storytelling, and design. Lessons are step by step in a small group setting, so this is the ideal beginner art class for children age 5 - 7. This is an ongoing class. Join us anytime! For class schedules and pricing please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/beginner-art-for-kids

Intensive Drawing class for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Intensive Drawing covers fundamental drawing techniques such as line, shading, blending, and principles such as composition. Advanced groups learn how to draw realistic faces, perspective, and various shading techniques, which can later be applied to painting, design and sculpture. Students will work in various dry media such as pencil, crayon, pen, coloured pencils, markers and pastels. Although drawing exercises are assigned, projects will cater to each individual interest to make projects interesting and fun. This is an ongoing class. Join us anytime! For schedule and pricing information please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/intensive-drawing

Beginner Drawing class for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Beginner Drawing focuses on cartooning and basic drawing skills. The instructor will demonstrate fundamental drawing techniques such as line, shading, blending, colouring, inking, and explain principles such as proportion and composition. Each student will be guided step by step to improve their technique and creative methods. Students will work on group projects in various dry media such as pencil, pen, coloured pencil, marker, and pastel. Although drawing exercises are assigned, projects will still cater to each individual's interests to make projects interesting and fun. This program is offered all year long on a regular basis. Join in anytime! For class schedules and pricing information please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/beginner-drawing-class

ROMKids Junior

Description

Inspire your toddler's imagination and sense of discovery as you explore the ROM's collection of art, history, and nature through the eyes of a child. Bring your child on an eight-week sensory adventure as you tour galleries with our early learning instructors, and join them in creative play-based activities, and social interaction in a classroom setting. Meet other parents, caregivers, and children and engage your child in interactive learning for life. For children ages 2 to 4, accompanied by an adult. Siblings of participants under 2 years old welcome free of charge. 8 week sessions with classes offered on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday. Tuesday & Wednesday: morning classes are 9:30am - 11:30am & afternoon classes are 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Saturday: morning class is 9:30am - 11:30am & afternoon class is 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Pre-registration is required. Limited space is available. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. $200 per child; $180 per child for ROM Members.

Amazing Math

Description

[Caregivers with children 2½ to 6 years] Bowmanville Branch, Mezzanine Room Tuesdays, October 16th to November 13th; 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Learn how math and numbers can be fun! Explore the connection between early literacy and mathematics with engaging stories, songs, and activities. Presented in Partnership with EarlyON Child and Family Centres Bowmanville.

Toronto Christmas Market

Description

Date: November 15 to December 23, 2018 Time: Tuesday - Thursday 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm Friday - 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm Saturday - 10:00 am to 10:00 pm Sunday - 10:00 am to 9:00 pm What: The magic of the Christmas season returns to Toronto, Nov. 15 to Dec. 23, with the 9th annual Toronto Christmas Market at the Distillery Historic District. Ranked one of the best Christmas Markets in the world, the festival features hundreds of unique and locally handcrafted products, stunning light canopies, family friendly entertainment, heated mulled wine, beer and hospitality gardens, and Santa and the elves, all in an atmosphere so romantic you can't help but fall in love with the holiday season all over again. Rediscover the magic of Christmas. Admission is free of charge on weekdays until Friday at 5pm. A not-for-profit organization, Toronto Christmas Market charges $6.00 admission on weekends starting at 5pm on Fridays. CHILDREN 2 AND UNDER ARE FREE. Although the Toronto Christmas Market is not active on Mondays, the shops and restaurants of the Distillery Historic District are open 7 days a week. Website URL: http://www.torontochristmasmarket.com/ Where Distillery Historic District 55 Mill St. Toronto, ON M5A 3C4 info@torontochristmasmarket.com 416 364-1177 Social Media @toxmasmkt (FB, IG) @TOXmasMKT (Twitter) Contact information: Mary Moniz 416 341 9929 ext. 221 mary@torchiacom.com

PA Day activity Babysitter Training course

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Babysitter Training course is ideal for kids 10 – 13 years. Course is one day, 9am - 4pm. Pre-registration is required prior to start date. Designed to teach babysitter skills, leadership and first aid in a fun and informative session. Information shared is geared on caring for infants, toddlers and children. Along with working with parents, and responsibilities. Kids will complete activities, role playing and have hands on practice and receive a copy of the St. John Ambulance Babysitter Manual and certificate of completion. Call St. John Ambulance to pre-register 905-434-7800. Courses offered throughout Durham Region each month.

Cartooning and Anime class for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Learn the techniques and methods to draw your favourite cartoons and anime characters, step by step, What makes cartooning and anime so fun? This class is all about improving your drawing skills and learning the art of storytelling: how to draw proportions, refine linework, master colouring techniques, draw expressions and figures in action, and simple storyboarding. We’ll learn how to turn real people into cartoon versions of themselves, design mashups with popular characters, and exaggerate expressions and actions. We will look at cartoons from around the globe — particularly the popular world of Japanese Manga — and discover a new world of inspiration! This is an ongoing class. Join in anytime! Here is a link to our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/cartooning-anime-drawing-class

Cartooning and Anime class for teens and adults at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

This class is all about improving your drawing skills and learning the art of storytelling: how to draw proportions, refine linework, master colouring techniques, draw expressions and figures in action, and simple storyboarding. We’ll learn how to turn real people into cartoon versions of themselves, design mashups with popular characters, and exaggerate expressions and actions. We will look at cartoons from around the globe — particularly the popular world of Japanese Manga — and discover a new world of inspiration! This is an ongoing class. Join in anytime! For class schedules and pricing please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/cartooning-anime-drawing-class

Beginner Art for Kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Also known as our Right Brain Lab, Beginner Art for Kids is a class designed to teach young minds beginner drawing and painting techniques, good craftsmanship, and creative problem solving. Students will work in a variety of wet and dry mediums exploring both 2D and 3D art as well as lettering, creative storytelling, and design. Lessons are step by step in a small group setting, so this is the ideal beginner art class for children age 5 - 7. This is an ongoing class. Join us anytime! For class schedules and pricing please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/beginner-art-for-kids

Intensive Drawing class for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Intensive Drawing covers fundamental drawing techniques such as line, shading, blending, and principles such as composition. Advanced groups learn how to draw realistic faces, perspective, and various shading techniques, which can later be applied to painting, design and sculpture. Students will work in various dry media such as pencil, crayon, pen, coloured pencils, markers and pastels. Although drawing exercises are assigned, projects will cater to each individual interest to make projects interesting and fun. This is an ongoing class. Join us anytime! For schedule and pricing information please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/intensive-drawing

Beginner Drawing class for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Description

Beginner Drawing focuses on cartooning and basic drawing skills. The instructor will demonstrate fundamental drawing techniques such as line, shading, blending, colouring, inking, and explain principles such as proportion and composition. Each student will be guided step by step to improve their technique and creative methods. Students will work on group projects in various dry media such as pencil, pen, coloured pencil, marker, and pastel. Although drawing exercises are assigned, projects will still cater to each individual's interests to make projects interesting and fun. This program is offered all year long on a regular basis. Join in anytime! For class schedules and pricing information please visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/beginner-drawing-class