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October 2019

Toronto Biennial of Art

Wednesday, October 16 @ 6:14 pm - 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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Tell Me That Story Again

Wednesday, October 16 @ 6:14 pm - Saturday, November 23 @ 2:30 pm
Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Tell Me That Story Again: The Indigenous Tradition of Oral Storytelling The YPT Drama School has a fantastic new class, Tell Me That Story Again, where students will learn about the Indigenous tradition of oral storytelling and create theatre that is personal and powerful. Weekly Saturday classes (1PM-2:30PM) will be held in Downtown Toronto for Grades 5-8 throughout the Fall, Winter & Spring. YPT Artist Educators Lindy Kinoshameg, from Wikwemikoong Unceded First Nation, and Leslie McCue, from Curve Lake First…

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Haunted High Park

Friday, October 18 - Wednesday, October 30
Colborne Lodge, High Park
Toronto, Canada
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This event combines a theatrical séance, a candlelit tour of a 19th-century home in mourning and a visit to the tomb of the founders of High Park. Victorian ideas about death and the afterlife are explored. Tours recount ghost sightings and paranormal activities around the museum. Guests witness a recreation of a Victorian séance complete with the hallmark trickery of these activities. This event is part of Toronto History Museums' Halloween programming. Colborne Lodge is one of 10 Toronto History…

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October Family Fun Weekends at the Scarborough Museum

Saturday, October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, October 20, 2019

Scarborough Museum, 1007 Brimley Road
Toronto, ON M1P 3E8 Canada
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During October's Family Fun Weekends enjoy treats and activities like an enchanted scavenger hunt and tour the historic buildings. Try a slice of Devil's Food cake made in a wood burning stove with a cup of pumpkin spice drink, dress up in pioneer costumes and make a 3D pumpkin craft. This event is part of Toronto History Museums' Fall and Harvest Traditions programming. Scarborough Museum is one of 10 Toronto History Museums which explore where Toronto's many pasts, presents and…

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Halloween Blast from the Past

Saturday, October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Scarborough Museum, 1007 Brimley Road
Toronto, ON M1P 3E8 Canada
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Wear your Halloween costume to Scarborough Museum for a fun-filled day of activities. No costume? No problem! Come as you are or dress up in one of our pioneer outfits and take some spooky selfies. Try freshly baked devil’s food cake, sample pumpkin spice drink, go on an enchanted scavenger hunt and make a 3D pumpkin craft. Don’t miss out on trick or treating at the museum buildings! Scarborough Museum is one of 10 Toronto History Museums which explore where…

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