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September 2020

Ontario Science Center Science at Home

Tuesday, September 1 @ 8:00 am - Monday, November 30 @ 5:00 pm

Science is everywhere. Learning can happen anywhere. For the family that loves to experiment, this Do It Yourself series is sure to inspire your inner scientist. We’ve got hands-on games and activities that range from getting your hands slimy to crafting gravity-defying chutes to exploring the nature in your backyard. These easy-to-follow guides are simple, fun, and appropriate for most ages (with adult supervision).

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Beginner Cartooning Class for Kids

Friday, September 11 @ 2:00 pm - Saturday, December 12 @ 3:00 pm
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Learn the techniques to draw your favourite cartoon characters from popular movies, anime, and video games, step-by-step in this beginner-friendly virtual art class for kids! In this cartooning and anime drawing class, kids will learn to draw cartoons online through live video chat with their teacher, and learn the techniques and creative process for the art of visual storytelling. Projects include designing your own cute chibi characters, drawing simple backgrounds, and best of all -- learning art and design principles…

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Realistic Drawing Classes for Teens

Saturday, September 12 - Saturday, December 12
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This intensive drawing class teaches fundamental realistic drawing techniques, suitable for teens and adults looking to improve on their drawing skills. Learn art concepts and techniques for drawing realism such as shading, 3D forms, perspective, blending, realistic linework and principles such as composition. We will learn how to draw realistic people, objects, things in perspective, and various shading techniques, which can later be applied to advanced studies in painting, design and sculpture. Students will work in various dry media such…

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Comics & Manga Art Mentorship for Teens

Saturday, September 12 - Saturday, December 12
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Students will learn the art of illustrated storytelling to create their very own comics and manga! Learn how to make readers laugh, cry and shiver with the art of pacing, panel creation and illustration. Find what style and genre is for you, whether you create the slice of life comic of your dreams or the horror comic of your nightmares! This online art mentorship program teaches the technical aspects behind panel illustration in both black and white and full colour,…

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Open Art Mentorship for Teens

Saturday, September 12 @ 11:00 am - Saturday, December 12 @ 12:30 pm
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Create differently, but together, and learn from each other! Open Art Mentorship is a weekly art jam & critique session that’s customized to the learning needs of a small group of like-minded creative people. This program is open to different art projects from drawing, to sculpture, to experimental painting -- embracing all different styles and mediums. Choose your own art projects, and tread bravely on your creative quest; we are here to guide you and show you the ropes! Your…

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Hands on at Home with Black Creek

Sunday, September 13 - Thursday, December 31

Since we’re all spending a lot of time indoors right now, it’s a great opportunity to get crafty! To give you a little inspiration, we’re sharing some family-friendly Black Creek Pioneer Village favourites, based on heritage trades and crafts. Check back for more each week!

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Taking History Home

Sunday, September 13 - Thursday, December 31
Taking History Home Black Creek

Introducing Black Creek Pioneer Village’s new History at Home series! Are you a teacher looking for resources to engage your class? Or a parent teaching your children at home? These self-contained online learning lessons are ready to share with students and can be completed at home. We hope that these fun-filled lessons, linked to the social studies curriculum, will give you a virtual taste of Black Creek Pioneer Village. New resources will be added each week!

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ART-i-Facts

Monday, September 14 - Monday, November 2
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 Concession 6
Greenwood, ON Canada
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Mondays September 14 to November 2, 2020 (excluding Thanksgiving) 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Learn sketching, drawing, and watercolour techniques, based on historic artworks from the past. A different historic piece will be featured each class, and participants will learn a new technique each week. Led by an artist and Museum Interpreter, this program will ignite imaginations, inspire creativity, and build new skills. The program is for all ages! Material list provided (program cost does not include materials). Advance registration…

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Chappell Farms Fall Festival

Monday, September 14 - Saturday, October 31
Chappell Farms, 620 Penetanguishene Road
Barrie, ON Canada
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Chappell Farms

From late September all the way until Halloween, Chappell Farms offers our Fall Festival! It’s an amazing place for kids and adults alike! We have all kinds of activities that have been altered to meet Covid-19 safety regulations. Come visit our animals, run on the hay bale run, explore the corn maze, ride on the tricycle track, walk our new walking trail and pick your perfect pumpkin. There is plenty of room to just run and play in the fresh…

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Drawing Foundations Art Classes

Tuesday, September 15 - Thursday, December 17
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Drawing foundations are weekly online drawing classes for youth. Students will grow their creative thinking and drawing skills through weekly live video chats with their instructor, covering a variety of different drawing mediums, techniques, and styles. Our instructor will introduce an art concept or material each week and work with students step by step to create meaningful artwork. Classes are small, so each student gets personal guidance and online feedback from the instructor. This virtual drawing class is designed for…

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Digital Illustration Art Mentorship for Teens

Tuesday, September 15 - Tuesday, December 15
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Learn more advanced digital painting and illustration techniques through this weekly online class, suitable for teens and adults. Expand your artistic versatility by adding digital art to your artistic toolbelt. This online mentorship program takes student’s artwork to the next level by teaching them advanced digital art shortcuts and techniques to quicken their workflow and hone their skills. Lessons and custom demos are taught with Photoshop, but students may use the digital art program of their choice! Tuesdays from 6:00…

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ECCO shoes is popping-up at Toronto’s stackt market

Friday, September 18 @ 11:00 am - Thursday, October 29 @ 8:00 pm
stackt market, 28 Bathurst St
Toronto, Ontario M5V 0C6 Canada
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Danish heritage brand ECCO will be popping-up at Toronto’s stackt market this Fall to showcase their latest in footwear, leather technology, and contemporary design. September 18th to October 29th ECCO will immerse guests into the brand’s DNA, an exclusive DIY workshop and their “Illustrator Series” featuring local illustrators to customize small leather goods with their unique style. Featured artists are @SarahSkrlj, @theworstCam, @Huneystudios, @iamChrisNevin, @Rewfoe, @MikeHakk and @Leeloodles. For more info ca.ecco.com/en/stackt.html

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Culture Days at the McMichael

Friday, September 25 - Sunday, October 25
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, October 25, 2020

McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 10365 Islington Ave.
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J 1C0 Canada
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Free

Outdoor Tours for Vaughan Culture Days Thursdays to Sundays, September 25 to October 25 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Majestically located on the edge of the historic Carrying Place Trail that runs through the Humber River Valley, the McMichael’s grounds offer a wealth of highlights for lovers of Canadian art. These in-person outdoor tours will tell the story of the McMichael and provide an opportunity for visitors to explore the Group of Seven cemetery, Tom Thomson’s shack, the famous Sculpture…

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Ontario Culture Days

Friday, September 25 - Sunday, October 25
Multiple Locations Toronto, Ontario Canada
Ontario Culture Days Events

Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture. At the end of each September, millions of people attend thousands of participatory arts and culture events across the country. Culture Days programs invite the public to get hands-on and behind-the-scenes to highlight the importance of arts and culture in our communities. Reimagined to engage and delight despite the times, Culture Days has extended beyond the traditional Weekend to a 4-week interactive, immersive arts and culture experience happening across Canada…

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October 2020

Halloween Nights of Lights

Thursday, October 1 - Sunday, November 1
Improve Canada, 7250 Keele Street
Vaughan, ON L4K 1Z8 Canada
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Halloween Night of Lights

A HALLOWEEN LIGHT SPECTACULAR! An immersive drive-thru experience like none other, featuring more than 700,000 LED lights animated and synchronized to your favourite Halloween tunes. Nights of Lights is the must-see drive-through event of the Fall season for all ages. Turn up the volume and roll down the windows because this dazzling light display only happens once a year. Select Nights from October 1st to November 1st.

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Caregiver and Tot Music & Movement Class

Thursday, October 1 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, October 9, 2020

Wychwood Barns Park, 76 Wychwood Ave
Toronto, ON M6G 2X7 M6G 2X7 Canada
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$15

Join Jiggles and Lele for this interactive music class! A great way to introduce your children to the magic of music, movement, mindfulness, and make-believe. This class is filled with fun children's music, upbeat popular hits, and original songs played by a live musician. Enjoy interactive instruments, scarves, ribbons and more! There will be puppets, bubbles, balls, and fun activities to explore! *All interactive activities are sanitized before and after class, there is also an option for a Take Home…

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Sensory Friendly Saturdays

Saturday, October 3 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Saturday, December 5, 2020

Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Sensory Friendly Saturdays

Offered the first Saturday of every month 3–7 p.m Come celebrate neurodiversity! The Ontario Science Centre is partnering up with Geneva Centre for Autism and others to offer sensory-friendly events and programming. With a variety of communities in mind, Sensory-friendly Saturdays were developed to provide an environment that is inclusive, accessible and respectful. Open to everyone, the programming is appropriate for all ages and abilities.   Dates in 2020: February 1 / March 7 / April 4 / May 2…

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Thanksgiving at the Village

Saturday, October 10 - Monday, October 12
Black Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross Pkwy
North York, ON M3J 2P3 Canada
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Make Memories this Thanksgiving at Black Creek Pioneer Village! Enjoy the fall colours at their best as you stroll through the village. With activities for the whole family, what better way is there to celebrate the harvest season? Plans for our harvest-themed weekend are still underway! Check website for more details.

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Paint & Popcorn, Kids Canvas Workshop

Saturday, October 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, happening 20 times

Glaze Craze, 11005 Yonge Street, Unit D4
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 0K7 Canada
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$25

Paint, Popcorn and Fun, who could ask for more? Every other Saturday we offer a different workshop design for kids to have some fun, learn some tricks for painting, enjoy some popcorn and create a fabulous piece of art.

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November 2020

Wreath Making Workshop

Saturday, November 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 Concession 6
Greenwood, ON Canada
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Deck your halls with a lovely evergreen wreath-made by you!  You'll gather fragrant boughs from our woods and then warm up with a hot beverage and cookies.  Our horticultural guru will show you how to fashion them into a seasonal masterpiece, complete with ribbon and natural accents like pine cones and bittersweet.  Bring a basket, garden gloves and a set of clippers for harvesting your boughs. Advance registration is required. Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Storytime with Santa

Saturday, November 28 - Sunday, November 29
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 20, 2020

Black Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross Pkwy
North York, ON M3J 2P3 Canada
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Spend a fun-filled festive time with Santa and his helpers at Black Creek Pioneer Village! Make Christmas crafts, decorate cookies, enjoy a wagon ride and explore the village. Gather round Santa’s chair to hear a classic Christmas tale read by the jolly man himself – and don’t forget to snap that perfect photo! Weekends: November 28-29, December 5-6, 12-13, 19-20

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January 2021

Saturdays at the McMichael (SAM)

Saturday, January 9, 2021 - Saturday, February 27, 2021
McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 10365 Islington Ave.
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J 1C0 Canada
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$159 – $199

Children’s Art Classes These popular children’s art classes offer a creative exploration of various art mediums, encourage skill development, cultivate art appreciation and introduce children to the art of Canada through in-gallery activities. Facilitated by professional art instructors, children will be divided into age-appropriate groups to be determined upon registration. Registration required. Fee per 8-week session: $199 general public; $159 McMichael members. Ages 7 to 12. Saturdays, 10 am to 12 pm.

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