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September 2020

Doors Open Toronto

Tuesday, September 1 - Saturday, October 31
Free
Doors Open Ontario

Part of Doors Open Ontario. Explore some traditional Doors Open Toronto sites without having to leave home. The participating sites will offer tours, videos and activities that will engage people of all ages. Locations include: The Toronto Zoo, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre, Ontario Science Centre, Spadina Museum and more!

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True North Sports Fall Mini Camps

Tuesday, September 1 - Saturday, October 31
At your home! Canada
True North Sports Fall Mini Camps

True North Sports Camps is excited to extend our Mini Camps into the fall! At True North, camp means EVERYTHING to us. That is why we have made it our top priority to ensure that your children have the option to remain active and social this fall. True North Mini Camps are private programs located in your backyard or local park, operated by a dedicated instructor. Mini Camps will be offered for 1 - 3 hours per session and can…

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Doors Open Ontario

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

Doors Open Ontario has gone digital! We will be going behind the doors and onto the trails of heritage sites across the province – virtually! We look forward to seeing you back in communities once it is safe to do so. Please check this website and follow our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to enjoy exhibits, share stories and explore the province with us.

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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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Virtual Tutoring @Sylvan of Markham

Tuesday, September 8 - Thursday, December 31
Sylvan Learning Markham, 11A Laidlaw Blvd
Markham, Ontario L3P 1W5 Canada
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With School out, Don't fall behind! Stay on track with Sylvan of Markham! Need assistance with online homework? We got you covered with VIRTUAL ONE-HOUR SESSIONS in Math, English, French for Grades K-12 and Homework Help in Math, Sciences, English for Grades 9-12! Contact us for further details! (289) 800-8788 or email us: [email protected] LOW STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO and COMPETITIVE RATES - ACT NOW!! Register for 5 sessions, get the 6th session on us FREE!

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Doors Open Markham

Saturday, September 12 - Monday, November 30
Doors Open Ontario

Part of Doors Open Ontario. Explore some traditional Doors Open Markham sites without having to leave home.  Sites will offer tours, videos and activities that will engage people of all ages. Locations include: Heintzman House, Thornhill Village Library and the Unionville Train Station  

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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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October 2020

School of Rock Remote Music Lessons

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - Wednesday, March 31, 2021
School of Rock Remote Lessons

There are a growing number of families being asked to remain in their homes or limit travel. At School of Rock, the health and safety of our students is our top priority. Our online, one-on-one music education program allows students to take music lessons remotely. School of Rock Remote furthers your child’s musical journey in a way that prioritizes well-being through social distancing. Weekly online instruction is conducted by our expert School of Rock instructors in a safe virtual lesson…

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Ocean Defender Online – STEAM Courses for Kid

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - Thursday, July 1, 2021

Your kids can learn from home with Sea Smart’s Ocean Defender online courses. Our interactive and engaging courses are developed and delivered by Sea Smart’s team of marine biologists and environmental educators! Sea Smart provides all the resources you need to keep your kids engaged and learning at home. You can also relax knowing that all of our lessons are developed by experienced educators. You and your family have 2 exciting courses to choose from: Awesome Animals: In this course,…

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Rooks to Cooks Virtual After-School Cooking Classes – October

Monday, October 5 - Sunday, November 1
$75 – $100

Check out our large array of virtual After School Cooking programs for kids, teens and families. From baking to preparing breakfast, brunch or dinners, these delicious weekday or weekend classes will be devoured by your chef-in-training. October Class Overview: After School Classes start during the week of October 5th; various daily time slots available. • Classes run for 4 weeks • $25 / class • Ideal for ages 7+ • Various skill levels WEEKDAY PROGRAMS (MONDAY – SUNDAY): • Breakfast…

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YPT Online Drama Classes

Tuesday, October 13 - Sunday, December 20
YOUND PEOPLE THEATRE ONLINE DRAMA CLASSES

YPT has adapted its historic theatre with newly converted live-stream studios where many of our drama classes are broadcast live. Classes are available for toddlers to Gr. 12, after-school and on weekends beginning October 13. Don't delay in saving your spot - these small-sized classes fill quickly! See class details below.

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EcoFair Toronto 2020

Thursday, October 15 - Sunday, November 8
EcoFair Toronto

The 2020 EcoFair will be online this year! Our organizing team is abuzz with excitement as we plan the webinars, films, workshops, and exhibitor showcase that will all happen online over 3 weeks. And – new this year – EcoFair on Two Wheels will be coming to neighbourhoods near you. Many changes are afoot for this year’s EcoFair. One is our 2020 name, which will be “EcoFair Toronto” (we’ll be online & not at the Barns). Another is that instead…

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Toronto International Festival of Authors

Thursday, October 22 - Sunday, November 1

Join us for our 41st Festival edition as we bring a new world into focus. TIFA is as committed as ever to sparking meaningful conversations about living in today’s ever-changing world. TIFA’s 41st edition has embraced a brand new virtual format that is primarily FREE and accessible from around the world.

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TIFA Kids

Thursday, October 22 - Sunday, November 1

TIFA Kids, a new programme at the Toronto Festival of Authors will connect young readers to their favourite authors through TIFA's digital events. Authors include illustrator, Canadian-cartoonist and winner of the Governor General’s Award and Caldecott Honour, Jillian Tamaki with her book Our Little Kitchen; award-winning Indigenous author David A. Robertson with his book The Barren Grounds; and internationally acclaimed author/illustrator Marie-Louise Gay with her book The Three Brothers. All three of these authors will be on a panel together…

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Chris McKhool – Kids Halloween Zoom Party!

Saturday, October 31 @ 6:00 pm
Free

Let’s have fun celebrating Halloween this year! We will sing a few songs, have a dance party, a costume contest, and give away prizes! This will be on ZOOM so we can all celebrate together! Tickets are FREE but you need to reserve them so we can create a safe moderated ZOOM ROOM to party in! Feel free to log in early to get set up and hang out. JUNO Award nominee Chris McKhool is hailed as a “Children’s musical…

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Storytime with the BSM

Saturday, October 31 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 27, 2020

Free

We are so excited to announce our new storytime series on our YouTube channel 📖. Every Saturday during the month of August, tune in as some of our staff members read stories that cover topics like diversity, inclusion, identity and more.

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November 2020

Rooks to Cooks Virtual After-School Cooking Classes – November

Monday, November 2 - Sunday, November 29
$75 – $100

Check out our large array of virtual After School Cooking programs for kids, teens and families. From baking to preparing breakfast, brunch or dinners, these delicious weekday or weekend classes will be devoured by your chef-in-training. November Class Overview: After School Classes start during the week of November 2nd; various daily time slots available. • Classes run for 4 weeks • $25 / class • Ideal for ages 7+ • Various skill levels WEEKDAY PROGRAMS (MONDAY – SUNDAY): • Breakfast…

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December 2020

Rooks to Cooks Festive Workshop – Homemade Candy Canes

Saturday, December 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

$35.00

HOMEMADE CANDY CANE WORKSHOP (ALL AGES) ** This workshop is perfect for passionate bakers of all ages! Students 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Nothing says the holidays like candy canes! So why not learn to make your own? In this 2 hour workshop, participants will learn just that. First, our chef will educate the group on the foundations of sugar work and candy making, discussing topics of temperature, the do’s and don’ts of candy making, and…

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Portraiture 101 | LIVE Virtual Photography Class

Saturday, December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 1:00 pm

$99

LIVE Virtual Photography Classes: Interactive online workshops allowing you to ask questions and get personal with our award-winning photography instructors in small class sizes! Enjoy all the same great classes from the comfort of your own home! * Students must be 14 years or older * Portraiture 101: A portrait can capture style, emotions, memories and much more! Natural light, real-life settings, and relaxed posing are all characteristics of good Lifestyle portraiture. This workshop will cover shooting locations, what times…

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Rooks to Cooks 2-Day Gingerbread House Workshop

Saturday, December 19 - Sunday, December 20
$70.00

2 DAY GINGERBREAD HOUSE WORKSHOP (ALL AGES) ** This workshop is perfect for passionate bakers of all ages! Students under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. $ 70.00 CAD/2 CLASSES In this 2-part weekend workshop, participants will learn to prepare, assemble, and decorate a show-stopping gingerbread house completely from scratch! Day 1 will be to prepare, cut, and bake the gingerbread house components. First, our chef instructor will teach the group how to make our signature rolled gingerbread cookie…

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Rooks to Cooks Day Camp – Gingerbread Lovers

Monday, December 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on Monday, December 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

$39.50

GINGERBREAD LOVERS! Join us for a fun and delicious cooking class where campers will learn to prepare two of our favourite gingerbread recipes: Chef Shai’s Signature Gingerbread Loaf with Orange Frosting, and our Signature Ginger Snap Cookies. DATES OFFERED: MONDAY DECEMBER 21 OR DECEMBER 28 Time Slots: 10:00am – 12:00pm OR 1:00pm – 3:00pm

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Rooks to Cooks Day Camp – Snowflake Sugar Cookies

Tuesday, December 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 10:00 am

$39.50

Let's Bake Cookies! Join us for a fun and delicious baking class where campers will learn to make, bake, and decorate rolled sugar cookies using various piping and flooding techniques. Recipes featured are our Signature Rolled Sugar Cookies and Royal Icing. DATES OFFERED: TUESDAY DECEMBER 22 OR DECEMBER 29 Time Slots available: 10:00am – 12:00pm OR 1:00pm – 3:00pm

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