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November 2019

Celebrate 50 Years with the Ontario Science Center

Wednesday, November 20 @ 3:47 am - Tuesday, December 31 @ 5:00 pm
Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario Canada

For our 50th birthday year, we’re rallying all generations of dreamers and doers to join us in celebrating the human adventure of discovery. Exciting Programming — All Year Long A full calendar of events will take place every month throughout 2019 — from Sleepovers and Maker Workshops to Star Parties, Nuit Blanche and our Great Conversations Speakers Series. There is always something happening for everyone at the Science Centre!

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Daily Pre-School Workshops at Main Street Kids

Wednesday, November 20 - Friday, December 20
Main Street Kids Unionville, 157 Main Street Unionville
Markham, Ontario L3R2H1 Canada
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$25
Pre-School Programs at Main Street Kids

Main Street Kids Pre-School Workshops run each weekday and offer enhanced hands-on learning activities that inspire and encourage children ages 2 –4 years. Children will get their hands into learning while being introduced to a variety of topics. Pre-reading, number/letter recognition, science and math are explored through these workshops in a fun and creative way. See website for registration information.

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Fall Art Classes registration at Art One Academy Markham!

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - Monday, February 3, 2020
Art One Academy Markham, 90C Centurian Dr., Unit 7C
Markham, ON L3R 8C1 Canada
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Art One Academy Markham offers a high quality education and instruction in the visual art with the learning environment that is as unique as each student and art classes for all ages, skill levels and abilities. Our programs has been designed to combine the fundamentals of drawing, painting and sculpture into exceptional program that utilizes a broad range of materials and based on The Ontario Curriculum for Arts. Art history is introduced through hand-on projects that include assignments on Canadian…

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Youth Pottery (6-14) at the MNjcc

Wednesday, November 20 - Monday, November 25
Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Avenue at Bloor
Toronto, M5S 2J2
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$285

Get creative and make fun, functional projects using pinch pot, coil and slab techniques. Includes materials and firings. POTTERY 1 (ages 6 - 10) Mondays | 4:30 - 5:30 pm September 9 - November 25 Wednesdays | 4:30 - 5:30 pm September 11 - November 13 Saturdays | 9:00 - 10:30 am *NEW* September 14 - November 9 POTTERY 2 (ages 11 - 14) *NEW* Saturdays | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm September 14 - November 9 (No classes September…

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Family Kit: Among All These Tundras

Wednesday, November 20 - Saturday, December 7
Onsite Gallery, 199 Richmond St. W
Toronto, Ontario M5V 0H4 Canada
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Free

Looking for something to do with the kids in the city? Bring the family to Onsite Gallery, OCAD University! We're happy to offer a free interactive guide for families and young visitors to creatively engage with our current contemporary art exhibition, Family Kit / Among All These Tundras. Intended audiences: Children from 3 years +, but toddlers may also join the fun Teenagers Their companions and/or caregivers

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Toronto Biennial of Art

Wednesday, November 20 @ 3:47 am - Sunday, December 1 @ 6:00 pm
Multiple Locations in Toronto Toronto, ON Canada
Free

Launching September 21, 2019, the Toronto Biennial of Art is a new international contemporary visual arts event as culturally connected and diverse as the city itself. For 72 days, Toronto and surrounding areas will be transformed by free exhibitions, talks, and performances that reflect our local context while engaging with the most pressing issues of our time. The inaugural Biennial will present over 100 works by Canadian, Indigenous, and International artists installed at more than 10 sites on or near…

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ROM Saturday Club Fall Session

Wednesday, November 20 - Saturday, December 7
Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6 Canada
ROM Saturday Club

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…

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The Dragon’s Song

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - Saturday, July 18, 2020
Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace
Toronto, ON M5R1X8 Canada
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Be the hero. Discover the magic. Save the dragons. You have been asked to embark upon a dangerous quest: to save dragons from extinction. To do so you’ll need to sneak into a mysterious tower where the last dragon egg is rumored to rest. Will you find the egg and learn the secret of the dragon’s song? The Casa Loma Escape Series invites you into a fantastic world, full of strange science and mystical wonders. It’s the perfect adventure for…

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BSM Warm the Sole Sock Drive

Wednesday, November 20 - Saturday, November 30
Bata Shoe Museum, 327 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S1W7 Canada
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New socks are the most requested item of clothing. Please consider donating to our annual sock drive and help your community! Donate on the weekend and enjoy free admission to the BSM!

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Wizard of Oz Month at the BSM

Wednesday, November 20 - Saturday, November 30
Bata Shoe Museum, 327 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S1W7 Canada
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In celebration of the 80th anniversary of the classic film The Wizard of Oz, the BSM will feature continuous screenings every weekend in November! Kids can also dress up in costumes inspired by the film, try on funky footwear and make a Wizard of Oz themed craft. November 2 @ 10:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm

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Wee-fun Wednesdays

Wednesday, November 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Elman W. Campbell Museum, 134 Main St., S.,
Newmarket, ONT L3Y 3Y7 Canada
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$3

Toddlers aged 1 to 3 are invited to this drop-in session dedicated to making crafts and other activities. Activities will stimulate communication, cooperation and imagination through arts and crafts and playtime. When: Every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon Where: Elman W. Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South) Cost: $3 per child and caregivers are required. Weekly Themes: Under the Sea - September 18 Art Attack & Crayon Creations - September 25 Fall Fun - October 2 Thanksgiving - October…

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WISE Girls and WISE Boys Club 2019-2020 (Ages 6-12)

Saturday, November 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 28, 2019

Private Residence Richmond Hill, ON Canada
$30 – $40

Mindset skills for success, confidence, and happiness for your children Hello parents! Do you want your children to: - Develop powerful thinking skills – mindset skills – that will enable them to handle the ups and downs of growing up? - Have the resources they need so they don’t get down on themselves or give up on themselves? - Learn a powerful way of thinking so that they are confident and prepared to choose the right path in life? -…

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Paint & Popcorn, Kids Canvas Workshop

Saturday, November 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

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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Festive Wreaths Workshop

Saturday, November 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Earthbound Kids, 155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline
Pickering, ON L4A 7X4 Canada

Get Ready for the Holidays with Earthbound! Join our gardener, Robin Tench, to create your own gorgeous festive wreath. We will have beautiful natural materials from our own tree farm on hand to help you create your masterpiece! November 23, 2019 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm $25 per adult $10 per child This program is designed for adults, however, children may accompany you and create their own wreath or craft for an additional $10.

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Power Kids: PK Poetry Slam

Sunday, November 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, 231 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8 Canada
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FREE

Vincent Meessen’s video installation Ultramarine at The Power Plant features a spoken word performance by legendary poet Gylan Kain. Spoken word is a performance art that focuses on the words used and how they are pronounced. In this workshop, we will learn how to put together words and rhymes to create poems with guest artist Patrick de Belen. The program will end with an open mic for participants to share their writing. To register to PK Poetry Slam, please visit…

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Kids Night Out

Friday, November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Glaze Craze, 11005 Yonge Street, Unit D4
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 0K7 Canada
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$30

Join us on the last Friday of every month from 6-9pm for a pizza meal, movie, and some crazy fun crafts. Kids get a fun night out without the parents (we should really call it parents night off!) and make some amazing art to keep.

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Breakfast with Santa and Navy League Canada Oshawa Branch

Saturday, November 30 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Storie Park Community Centre, 101 Mill St.
Oshawa, ON L1J 1S7 Canada
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Join the youth cadets, officers and volunteers from the Navy League of Ontario, Oshawa branch for their first annual Breakfast with Santa! Guests will receive a hot homemade pancake breakfast with sausages and fresh fruit plus desserts served by the youth cadets from NLCC Hawkins #36 & RCSCC Sir Francis Drake #106. Come and have your child’s photo taken with Santa. Craft Table activities for children will be available. Time: 9:00-11:00AM Where: Storie Park Community Centre, 101 Mill St., Oshawa…

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Join us for a Holly Jolly Crafty Party!

Saturday, November 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

Resiliency & ME, 2444 Hurontario street
Mississauga, Ontario Canada
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$25

Join our C.Y.C.P Elves for Christmas time crafts on Saturday November 30th, December 7th & 14th Make a keepsake craft for your tree or present for a loved one! There will be festive music and photo ops with our elves! All supplies are included Cost $25 Babies & kids Ages 0-3yrs 10am to 11am Kids 4-7yrs 11:30am-12:30pm Kids 8-12yrs 1pm-2pm Youth 13-17yrs 2:30pm-3:30pm

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December 2019

ROM PA Days

Friday, December 6 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on Friday, June 5, 2020 at 8:00 am

Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6 Canada
$85

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…

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Santas Grotto Christmas Party

Friday, December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Amazing Adventures Playland (Argentia Location), 2885 Argentia Road
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 8G6 Canada
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$19.99

Welcome to our annual magical Santas Grotto Christmas Party!! Our event is designed for the entire family to enjoy. No need to worry about the cold weather as our venues are indoors. Tickets are now available to book for our Christmas Party! Whats Included: « 1 Free Large Pizza Slice & 1 Juicebox for each paying child « Unlimited use of play equipment - Unit 3 Treehouse Playland «Meet and Greet Santa in the magically decorated Grotto « Holiday Music…

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Model Railroad Club of Toronto Holiday Show

Saturday, December 7 - Sunday, December 8
Model Railroad Club of Toronto, 11 Curity Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4B 1X4 Canada
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$8.

The Model Railroad Club of Toronto invites you to visit our 2019 Holiday Show! Saturday December 7 & Sunday December 8 11 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Come and see Canada's premier O scale model railroad. Watch dozens of trains, both freight and passenger, as they pass through cities, towns and countryside. Now in our 6th year of re-construction after having moved from our previous home in Liberty Village. Lots to see and great fun for kids and adults alike. Sorry, but…

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Milk & Cookies with Santa and Mrs Claus

Saturday, December 7 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, 2500 Kossuth Road
Cambridge, ON Canada
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Ho Ho Ho! Santa is coming to the Butterfly Conservatory! Have fun decorating cookies and get a chance to meet Santa & Mrs. Claus. A great photo opportunity! Please note: Reservations are required, and full payment is due upon reservation. Tickets are transferable but non-refundable. *Please note: children must be accompanied by a paying adult* 11:00AM & 1:00PM PRICING Adults/Seniors/Youth: $17.00 +HST, includes unlimited coffee/tea and admission Children (age 3-12): $13.00 +HST, includes white milk, chocolate milk, or apple juice,…

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Power Kids: We Are The Stars

Sunday, December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, 231 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8 Canada
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Free

Through the cracks of the floorboards in You Are Everywhere, one of Hajra Waheed’s installations at The Power Plant, we can see twinkling stars. They can be easily missed if you don’t pay close attention. In this workshop we will collectively create a large-scale alternate universe on black paper using paint with tin foil, plastic wrap, tape, and marbles. To register to We Are The Stars, please visit http://bit.ly/PKWeAreTheStars Power Kids is a free and collaborative art-making workshop. It is…

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Happy Holidays from the McMichael

Sunday, December 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 10365 Islington Ave.
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J 1C0 Canada
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Free with gallery admission.

Celebrate the festive season in French, Canadian, and Maritime style with special exhibitions, art workshops and performances for the whole family as the McMichael transforms into a magical winter wonderland. This event is free with gallery admission.

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Happy Holidays from the McMichael

Sunday, December 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 11:00 am

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

Celebrate the festive season in French, Canadian, and Maritime style with special exhibitions, art workshops and performances for the whole family as the McMichael transforms into a magical winter wonderland. All holiday programming this year is free with gallery admission. Itinerary Holiday performance & sing-along 2 to 3 pm • Gallery 8 Enjoy this festive performance and sing-along by Hugh Barnett and Jessica Doyle with songs in both English and French. Drop-in art workshops 11 am to 4 pm • Education Space…

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Winter Camp 2019-2020 at Art One Academy Markham!

Monday, December 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on Friday, January 3, 2020 at 9:00 am

Art One Academy Markham, 90C Centurian Dr., Unit 7C
Markham, ON L3R 8C1 Canada
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Our doors will be open for four fun-packed days of art during the winter holidays of our Winter Camp: Monday, December 23 and December 30, Thursday, January 2 and Friday, January 3 We will be offering a variety of projects exploring different media ranging from watercolour, collage, and mixed media sculpture. Young artists will be creating delightful masterpieces inspired by nature. Experienced art instructors, exciting art projects, 2 complimentary snacks, yoga daily and a fun atmosphere will make this a…

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Happy New Year! from the McMichael

Sunday, December 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 10365 Islington Ave.
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J 1C0 Canada
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Free with gallery admission.

Discover the customs and traditions of New Year observances from around the world with artmaking activities. This event is free with gallery admission.

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Maker Wonderland

Monday, December 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Friday, January 3, 2020

The STEAM Project, 561 Edward Ave (Unit #1)
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 9W6 Canada
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$120 – $360

Explore your creative side this winter holiday while designing and building toys, games, gadgets and anything else you dream up. Fire up our laser cutter, run our 3D printers non-stop, and take advantage of all of our tools and tech. You'll be bringing home your projects and creations! Register here: https://www.thesteamproject.ca/winter-camps

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January 2020

Winter Camp at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Friday, January 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Comics & Superheroes (Drawing) From popular comics to the world of Marvel and DC, this day is all about drawing your favourite superheroes and villains! You’ll learn how to draw action figures step by step, and you’ll have the option to design your own superhero and apply the art of storytelling. All high-quality art materials are included, and two snacks are provided each full day. Extended hours are available until 5:30 pm and early drop off is free! Friday January…

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June 2020

The Incredible Bubble Show

Saturday, June 13, 2020
$25 – $80

The Incredible Bubble Show- June 13, 2020- Markham Fairgrounds The Incredible Bubble Show is packed with exciting entertainment and endless activities for kids and families. Experience a spectacular event filled with wonder and delight which features a Laser and Light Show and Bubblicious activities. Kids will enjoy learning about the science of bubbles and how bubbles can change form. The event features: A Spectacular Laser Bubble Show Bubble Art Studio Water Spheres and much more Start the day with AMAZING…

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