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

TAC Presents: Exam Smackdown

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Are you feeling the exam hype? Looking for study help? Help for teens by teens! TAC members will be on hand for your grade 9-12 study questions. Brain food i.e. snacks will be provided. Bring your homework plus your questions for individual help.

Saturday Club

Description

One of the city's most creative and diverse day camps for 79 years, we offer an exciting array of fun, activity-based programs inspired by our world-class Museum! 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.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

World Snow Day 2019 Special Offer at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre

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Sunday January 20, 2019 is World Snow Day. Scenic Caves Nordic Centre is participating in helping to make this the “biggest day on snow, all year” with a special offer: Free Youth day trail pass and equipment rental with purchase of one adult day trail pass. It’s an international annual snow festival promoting the recreational activities snow offers to all ages. Open 9am – 5pm (last ticket sold at 3:30pm). Equipment rentals: first-come, first-served. Reservations are not required. A coupon must be presented to receive the discount (available to download from the website; mobile screen coupons not accepted). For more information visit: sceniccaves.com or call: (705) 446-0256 ext. 223

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

TAC Presents Guest Speaker: Words, Life & Rhymes

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Join our Teen Advisory Council for a workshop exploring your inner creativity led by Words, Life & Rhymes! “Words, Rhymes & Life is a nonprofit organization dedicated to literary arts education and appreciation. They offer recreational reading programs for youth and young adults as well as craft workshops for emerging young writers. Their vision is to build inclusive literary communities across the GTA, where diverse readers and writers can connect and share innovative contemporary poems, short stories, novels, and creative non-fiction.” Drop-in. Ages: Grade 9-12.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

ROM Kids 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.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Stop Motion Magic

Description

[Ages 8 and up] Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area Tuesdays, January 15th to March 5th 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Get creative with technology, and explore stop-motion animation! Create your own movie magic using Stikbots® and LEGO®, then finish the program session with a film festival! Share your creations with family and friends on the big screen and through the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL! Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

LEGO® Robotics Challenge

Description

[Ages 12 and up] Courtice Branch, The Great Room Wednesdays, January 16th to March 6th 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Take the LEGO Robotics Challenge! You and your teammates will tackle building and programming a LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robot. Compete in weekly challenges using motors and sensors to create a fully interactive robot that responds to its surroundings. Command your robots to move in circles, dance, speak, react when it sees colours, or throw a ball at a target. View past creations on the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL!

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Family Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Day

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Have you ever experienced the Ganaraska Forest on a pair of skis or snowshoes? Trust us, after you do, you'll want to keep coming back to explore! Join Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) staff for a morning or afternoon on the trails. Receive an introduction to cross-country skiing, followed by a guided ski through the central section of the forest. After your ski, consider trying out snowshoeing on your own. Equipment for both activities will be provided for the session. In case of poor conditions, the alternative day to participate will be February 2nd. Please note that spaces are limited for each session 9:30am & 1:00pm. Pre-registration is required for this event by calling the GRCA at 905.885.8173.

Sphero Sprks and Ollies

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Meet Sphero Sprk and Ollie: Intelligent app-enabled racing roboot devices that do tricks. Who will win the obstacle course challenge? Ages 10-14. Drop-in.

Celebrate Black History Month: Family Literacy Pancake Party

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Celebrate Black History Month with Family Literacy Pancake Party! @10:30-11:30: Drop in for an hour of stories, movies and crafts celebrating Family Literacy Day and Black History Month. Following the fun, stick around for free pancakes and fruit salad. Kids between the ages of 4 and 12 and their families are invited to join the Ajax Reading Circle for this special event. Drop in. Check ajaxlibrary.ca for great titles to share with your family.

Sleeping Skeletons of High Park

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Come explore High Park’s “Sleeping Skeletons” such as our majestic Oaks, hardy Maples and whimsical Willows. Learn how to ID trees during their winter dormancy by studying their buds, twigs and bark.

Saturday Club

Description

One of the city's most creative and diverse day camps for 79 years, we offer an exciting array of fun, activity-based programs inspired by our world-class Museum! 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.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

ROM Kids 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.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Stop Motion Magic

Description

[Ages 8 and up] Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area Tuesdays, January 15th to March 5th 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Get creative with technology, and explore stop-motion animation! Create your own movie magic using Stikbots® and LEGO®, then finish the program session with a film festival! Share your creations with family and friends on the big screen and through the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL! Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

LEGO® Robotics Challenge

Description

[Ages 12 and up] Courtice Branch, The Great Room Wednesdays, January 16th to March 6th 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Take the LEGO Robotics Challenge! You and your teammates will tackle building and programming a LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robot. Compete in weekly challenges using motors and sensors to create a fully interactive robot that responds to its surroundings. Command your robots to move in circles, dance, speak, react when it sees colours, or throw a ball at a target. View past creations on the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL!

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Winter Admissions Open House

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Join us at our Winter Admissions Open House and learn more about what it means to be a Trafalgar Girl.

Snowshoe Stroll at Lake St. George

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Enjoy the winter scenery at Lake St. George on a guided snowshoe! Try out snowshoeing and learn about the history of snowshoeing in Canada. Afterwards we’ll warm up around the campfire with a cup of hot chocolate and marshmallows. Hike Distance: 3 km Difficulty: Easy to Moderate (beginner and seasoned snowshoers welcome) Trail Surface Type: Natural Age Range: Family Friendly (recommended for children ages 5 and up) Meeting Place: Parking lot near Davies Hall In the event of a snow-free day, join us on a winter walk through the forest! Learn to identify trees using their bark and buds, and discover wildlife tracks and signs.

Saturday Club

Description

One of the city's most creative and diverse day camps for 79 years, we offer an exciting array of fun, activity-based programs inspired by our world-class Museum! 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.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Winter Walk

Description

In celebration of World Wetlands Day we are holding a guided hike at Second Marsh. We will be meeting in the south west corner of the west General Motors Headquarters parking lot at 1908 Colonel Sam Drive. Don't forget to lug a mug for hot chocolate. Dogs are not permitted at this event with the exception of service dogs. For more information please contact Wioletta(wwalancik@secondmarsh.ca) or Karen(karbour@secondmarsh.ca) or call 905-723-5047.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

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

ROM Kids 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.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Stop Motion Magic

Description

[Ages 8 and up] Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area Tuesdays, January 15th to March 5th 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Get creative with technology, and explore stop-motion animation! Create your own movie magic using Stikbots® and LEGO®, then finish the program session with a film festival! Share your creations with family and friends on the big screen and through the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL! Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

LEGO® Robotics Challenge

Description

[Ages 12 and up] Courtice Branch, The Great Room Wednesdays, January 16th to March 6th 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Take the LEGO Robotics Challenge! You and your teammates will tackle building and programming a LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robot. Compete in weekly challenges using motors and sensors to create a fully interactive robot that responds to its surroundings. Command your robots to move in circles, dance, speak, react when it sees colours, or throw a ball at a target. View past creations on the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL!

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Gamers & Coder's Club

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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.

Fantastic Friendships

Description

See for yourself the amazing relationships between organisms in High Park. Learn about blue jays and trees working together to survive, bacteria that barter with flowers, and cool lichen comrades. But beware - some friendships aren't so friendly after all!

Saturday Club

Description

One of the city's most creative and diverse day camps for 79 years, we offer an exciting array of fun, activity-based programs inspired by our world-class Museum! 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.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

ROM Kids 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.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Stop Motion Magic

Description

[Ages 8 and up] Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area Tuesdays, January 15th to March 5th 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Get creative with technology, and explore stop-motion animation! Create your own movie magic using Stikbots® and LEGO®, then finish the program session with a film festival! Share your creations with family and friends on the big screen and through the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL! Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.

LEGO® Robotics Challenge

Description

[Ages 12 and up] Courtice Branch, The Great Room Wednesdays, January 16th to March 6th 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Take the LEGO Robotics Challenge! You and your teammates will tackle building and programming a LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robot. Compete in weekly challenges using motors and sensors to create a fully interactive robot that responds to its surroundings. Command your robots to move in circles, dance, speak, react when it sees colours, or throw a ball at a target. View past creations on the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL!

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Winter Wonderland

Description

Explore our Canadian Winter. Participate in games and winter crafts as a family. Bring your own mug for a hot chocolate treat! All Ages. Drop-in. Space limited by room capacity.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Cupcake Painting Party for Charity

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Join us this Family Day long weekend as we paint for a great cause! National Cupcake Day™ is the most scrumptious way to show your support for animals in need of your help. The Cupcake Painting party combines two awesome things that Winged Canvas stands for: supporting our local SPCA, and making sweet paintings! Our artist instructors will teach you how to create a colourful cupcake painting, step-by-step, and participants have lots of room for creativity! $45/painter includes all painting materials, step by step instruction, and refreshments (coffee/tea and a cupcake!) 50% of proceeds support the Markham Cat Adoption and Education Centre

Saturday Club

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One of the city's most creative and diverse day camps for 79 years, we offer an exciting array of fun, activity-based programs inspired by our world-class Museum! 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.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

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The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

KidsfestTO

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The much-anticipated KidsfestTO, happening at the International Centre, Family Day Long Weekend 2019 is back and is gearing up to provide laughter, fun and play for kids 12 and under. Kids Fest Toronto has more than thirty themed inflatables that are blown-up and ready for action. That’s 80,000 square feet of pure fun. Children can slide, ride and bounce all day. Inflatables range from large slides to toddler appropriate rides. On top of the fabulous inflatables, KidsfestTO offers, shows, interactive activities, games, crafts and more. Come be a part of North America’s largest indoor inflatables and bouncers.

Hamilton Kids-Fest 2019

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Hamilton Kids-Fest offers great Family Day weekend fun 80,000+ square feet of inflatables, shows, shopping, laughs & museum fun! What: Hamilton Kids-Fest -- Canada's largest indoor inflatable festival returns on Family Day Weekend! Blown up and ready for play will be some of North America's largest indoor inflatable rides. Kids will jump, bounce, slide, crawl and laugh their way through the day. All this, in addition to shows, interactive activities, games, crafts, character meet-and-greets, full access to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and more! Geared toward children 12 and under, this weekend will be chalked full of entertainment! Included with your admission will be a number of activities and stage shows: • Unlimited all-day rides on North America’s largest indoor inflatables • Meet Dusty Crophopper – Star of Disney Planes • Hands on Exotics – Stage Shows • Kids entertainers • Children’s Market Place • Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum exhibits and more! And for a little extra fee, kids can enjoy: • Petting Zoo by Hands on Exotics • Carnival games • Face painting • Glitter Tattoos • Ceramic make-it & take-it When: Saturday, February 16 10-5pm Sunday, February 17 10-5pm Monday, February 18 10-5pm (Family Day) Where: Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum – 9280 Airport Road, Hamilton, ON L0R 1W0 Cost: Kids all-day wristbands (includes rides & admission): $25 (incl. tax), Adults $10.00 (incl. tax), Family Pack $60.00 (2 Adults Admission and 2 Kids Admission) Free parking Web: www.Kids-Fest.ca Media contact: Gina Downes - Tel: 905-779-0422 - Email: Gina@Kids-Fest.ca www.Kids-Fest.ca https://www.facebook.com/HamiltonKidsFest/?ref=bookmarks

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

KidsfestTO

Description

The much-anticipated KidsfestTO, happening at the International Centre, Family Day Long Weekend 2019 is back and is gearing up to provide laughter, fun and play for kids 12 and under. Kids Fest Toronto has more than thirty themed inflatables that are blown-up and ready for action. That’s 80,000 square feet of pure fun. Children can slide, ride and bounce all day. Inflatables range from large slides to toddler appropriate rides. On top of the fabulous inflatables, KidsfestTO offers, shows, interactive activities, games, crafts and more. Come be a part of North America’s largest indoor inflatables and bouncers.

Hamilton Kids-Fest 2019

Description

Hamilton Kids-Fest offers great Family Day weekend fun 80,000+ square feet of inflatables, shows, shopping, laughs & museum fun! What: Hamilton Kids-Fest -- Canada's largest indoor inflatable festival returns on Family Day Weekend! Blown up and ready for play will be some of North America's largest indoor inflatable rides. Kids will jump, bounce, slide, crawl and laugh their way through the day. All this, in addition to shows, interactive activities, games, crafts, character meet-and-greets, full access to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and more! Geared toward children 12 and under, this weekend will be chalked full of entertainment! Included with your admission will be a number of activities and stage shows: • Unlimited all-day rides on North America’s largest indoor inflatables • Meet Dusty Crophopper – Star of Disney Planes • Hands on Exotics – Stage Shows • Kids entertainers • Children’s Market Place • Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum exhibits and more! And for a little extra fee, kids can enjoy: • Petting Zoo by Hands on Exotics • Carnival games • Face painting • Glitter Tattoos • Ceramic make-it & take-it When: Saturday, February 16 10-5pm Sunday, February 17 10-5pm Monday, February 18 10-5pm (Family Day) Where: Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum – 9280 Airport Road, Hamilton, ON L0R 1W0 Cost: Kids all-day wristbands (includes rides & admission): $25 (incl. tax), Adults $10.00 (incl. tax), Family Pack $60.00 (2 Adults Admission and 2 Kids Admission) Free parking Web: www.Kids-Fest.ca Media contact: Gina Downes - Tel: 905-779-0422 - Email: Gina@Kids-Fest.ca www.Kids-Fest.ca https://www.facebook.com/HamiltonKidsFest/?ref=bookmarks

Family Day Painting Party!

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The Winged Canvas family invites your family to paint together in celebration of five incredible years as Markham’s Art Hub!, enjoy hot chocolate and light refreshments plus fun art activities. All ages welcome! We are excited to celebrate the Winged Canvas Family this February 18th with two of our signature step-by-step painting parties. Pick from painting a silhouette landscape or a cute polar bear, and go home a beautiful new masterpiece to hang up! Session 1 | 12:30 pm (polar bear theme) Session 2 | 3:30 pm (deer silhouette theme) $40 per painter includes all painting materials, a 9x12 canvas, step by step instruction, and light refreshments. Family Upgrade*: Additional painters can be added at $15/participant for a shared 16x20 canvas. *For example, a $40 ticket + $15 upgrade includes all painting materials for 2 participants on ONE 16x20 shared canvas

Winterfest: Family Day

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Celebrate Family Day at McLean Community Centre with various winter activities including library programs.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

KidsfestTO

Description

The much-anticipated KidsfestTO, happening at the International Centre, Family Day Long Weekend 2019 is back and is gearing up to provide laughter, fun and play for kids 12 and under. Kids Fest Toronto has more than thirty themed inflatables that are blown-up and ready for action. That’s 80,000 square feet of pure fun. Children can slide, ride and bounce all day. Inflatables range from large slides to toddler appropriate rides. On top of the fabulous inflatables, KidsfestTO offers, shows, interactive activities, games, crafts and more. Come be a part of North America’s largest indoor inflatables and bouncers.

Hamilton Kids-Fest 2019

Description

Hamilton Kids-Fest offers great Family Day weekend fun 80,000+ square feet of inflatables, shows, shopping, laughs & museum fun! What: Hamilton Kids-Fest -- Canada's largest indoor inflatable festival returns on Family Day Weekend! Blown up and ready for play will be some of North America's largest indoor inflatable rides. Kids will jump, bounce, slide, crawl and laugh their way through the day. All this, in addition to shows, interactive activities, games, crafts, character meet-and-greets, full access to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and more! Geared toward children 12 and under, this weekend will be chalked full of entertainment! Included with your admission will be a number of activities and stage shows: • Unlimited all-day rides on North America’s largest indoor inflatables • Meet Dusty Crophopper – Star of Disney Planes • Hands on Exotics – Stage Shows • Kids entertainers • Children’s Market Place • Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum exhibits and more! And for a little extra fee, kids can enjoy: • Petting Zoo by Hands on Exotics • Carnival games • Face painting • Glitter Tattoos • Ceramic make-it & take-it When: Saturday, February 16 10-5pm Sunday, February 17 10-5pm Monday, February 18 10-5pm (Family Day) Where: Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum – 9280 Airport Road, Hamilton, ON L0R 1W0 Cost: Kids all-day wristbands (includes rides & admission): $25 (incl. tax), Adults $10.00 (incl. tax), Family Pack $60.00 (2 Adults Admission and 2 Kids Admission) Free parking Web: www.Kids-Fest.ca Media contact: Gina Downes - Tel: 905-779-0422 - Email: Gina@Kids-Fest.ca www.Kids-Fest.ca https://www.facebook.com/HamiltonKidsFest/?ref=bookmarks

ROM Kids 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.

Toronto Light Festival 2019

Description

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. Visitors will be taken on a new visual journey and imaginative cerebral adventure, designed to entertain and inspire. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light.

Stop Motion Magic

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[Ages 8 and up] Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area Tuesdays, January 15th to March 5th 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Drop in; no registration required. No charge. Get creative with technology, and explore stop-motion animation! Create your own movie magic using Stikbots® and LEGO®, then finish the program session with a film festival! Share your creations with family and friends on the big screen and through the Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/ClaringtonPL! Please note that caregivers of children under the age of 10 must be present in the Library for the duration of the program.