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October 2021

10th Annual Kids Write 4 Kids Creative Writing Challenge

Friday, October 1, 2021 - Thursday, March 31, 2022
Call for Entries

National youth education charity, Ripple Foundation’s, 10th annual Kids Write 4 Kids contest is now open for entries. Budding young authors and creative minds in grades 4-8 Canada-wide are encouraged to enter their literary creations to be in with a chance of becoming a published author. Judged by a panel of editors, authors, previous contest winners and faces from the publishing world, the winning authors…

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December 2021

Toronto Outdoor Art Fair- 60 Works/60 Years

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - Sunday, April 17, 2022
2nd Floor, St. Lawrence Market, 2nd Floor, St. Lawrence Market 95 Front Street East
Toronto, ON M5E 1C3 Canada
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Presented by Toronto Outdoor Art Fair and the City’s Market Gallery in celebration of TOAF’s 60th anniversary, 60 Works/60 Years showcases 60 artworks acquired by the City from the Fair over the past 40 years through the Mayor's Purchase Award. View this unique exhibition now, and see interpretations of the City’s ever-evolving geographical and cultural landscape through the eyes of its artists. The show will…

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January 2022

Free Public Skating at Evergreen Brickworks

Sunday, January 2 @ 8:00 am - Sunday, February 27 @ 5:00 pm
Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3X8 Canada
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Free Skate at Evergreen Brickworks

Visit our picturesque skating rink in Koerner Gardens for our free public skate hours. Bring your own skates or rent a pair of ours. Public skating is available in hour-long timeslots. In order to secure your spot, you must register ahead of time (no payment required). Please note that walk-ins will not be accepted for public skating. Rentals ($5) and skate sharpening ($10) are available…

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Wednesday, January 12 - Tuesday, March 1

'BEING+' is an online exhibition curated by Abisola Oni with the mentorship of Flavio Belli The exhibition explores the nexus between the experience of the individual and the objective social and cultural forces that bind this experience. Simone De Beauvoir recognizes the ambiguity of the human experience which suggests we are both subjects who act, and objects who are acted upon, constrained by our physical…

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Nordic Lights at Harbourfront

Thursday, January 20 - Sunday, February 13
Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8 Canada
Nordic Lights

Join us on campus as we celebrate the opening of Nordic Bridges. Nordic Lights is a cross-campus series of public light art installations from Nordic and Canadian artists. Supported by the Nordic Council of Ministers, Waterfront Business Improvement Area, Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund, NEXT Magazine, Icelandair and Nordic Culture Point.

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XOXO Downsview

Thursday, January 20 @ 8:00 am - Friday, September 30 @ 5:00 pm
Downsview Park, 40 Carol Road
Toronto, ON Canada

XOXO Downsview is a celebration of public art, culture and local heritage, launched in coordination with ArtworxTO: Toronto's Year of Public Art 2021-2022. It involves dynamic installations, murals, multimedia works and an audio walking tour of the Downsview Lands and Downsview Park. The project highlights local artists, and aims to bring people together and highlight the history and potential of Downsview as a destination and…

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Fun & Games! A Virtual Program for Kids

Wednesday, January 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Toronto Intergenerational Partnerships in Community (TIGP) is a non-profit, charitable organization that has been the leader in intergenerational programming since 1986. At TIGP, our main objective is to create quality relationships with different generations and to bridge the gaps in communities through meaningful programs. In direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic and recent restrictions TIGP has prioritized the adaptation of its programming to the online…

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TECL Live for Kids on Zoom!

Monday, January 31 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, February 28, 2022

U of T's Toronto Early Cognition Lab will be hosting fun virtual circle times for kids (birth to 7) now on MONDAYS at 4:00 PM ET. We're excited to announce our NEW day and time on MONDAYS at 4:00PM ET! Join us at TECL Live by U of T's Toronto Early Cognition Lab for fun sing-alongs, dance-alongs, read-alongs, crafts and more! Perfect for kids birth…

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March 2022

Virtual Open House and Tour

Tuesday, March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WillowWood School, 55 Scarsdale Road
Toronto, On M3B2R3 Canada
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Join us at our virtual open house on March 1st, 2022. Speak with our high school and lower school principals, our staff, and go on a virtual tour of our school! RSVP at or email

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