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September 2020

School of Rock Remote Music Lessons

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - Monday, February 1, 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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Kindermusik: Cuddle and Bounce (Newborn – 16 months)

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - Sunday, January 17, 2021
88Keys Music and Discovery Centre, 70 East Beaver Creek Road, Unit 25
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B3B2 Canada
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For Ages Newborn - 16 Months Make baby’s first class musical! Music is one of your baby's favorite things - AND it's one of the best thing for your baby's developing mind. Kindermusik Cuddle&Bounce classes offer a sensory-rich yet caring and gentle environment where infants can explore and react to new sounds, sensations, and objects. Shared activities for babies and their caregivers provide the opportunity to strengthen your connection with your child through joyful music-making experiences. Cuddle & Bounce classes…

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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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Beginner | LIVE Virtual Photography Class (Photo 101)

Wednesday, September 9 - Wednesday, September 30
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, September 30, 2020

$149

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 and available anywhere in Canada or The US! Photo 101: A unique and one of a kind intro digital photography class. Perfect for those looking to get the most out of their camera. We’ll teach you how to shoot in manual mode and…

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Photoshop 101 | LIVE Virtual Photography Class

Thursday, September 10 - Thursday, October 1
$159

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 ad available anywhere in Canada or The US! * Students must be 14 years or older * Photoshop 101: Photoshop is one of the industry-leading image editing software that allows you to design, edit, restore, retouch and manipulate images. Learn what the pros…

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Lightroom 101 | LIVE Virtual Photography Class

Thursday, September 10 - Thursday, October 1
$159

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 ad available anywhere in Canada or The US! Lightroom 101: You’ve taken a great photo but now what? Lightroom Classic CC is an essential tool to help you enhance your images and express your creative vision for every picture captured. This workshop will…

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Beginner Cartooning Class for Kids

Friday, September 11 @ 2:00 pm - Saturday, December 12 @ 3:00 pm
Winged Canvas Virtual Seminar, Online Seminar Ontario Canada

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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Beginner | LIVE Virtual Photography Class (Photo 101)

Saturday, September 12 - Saturday, October 3
$149

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 and available anywhere in Canada or The US! Photo 101: A unique and one of a kind intro digital photography class. Perfect for those looking to get the most out of their camera. We’ll teach you how to shoot in manual mode and get a firm understanding…

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Realistic Drawing Classes for Teens

Saturday, September 12 - Saturday, December 12
Winged Canvas Virtual Seminar, Online Seminar Ontario Canada + Google Map

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
Winged Canvas Virtual Seminar, Online Seminar Ontario Canada

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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Ripple Foundation’s Free, Virtual ‘Write It Workshops’

Saturday, September 12 - Saturday, December 19
Free

National youth-education charity, Ripple Foundation, has announced the extension of its free, coveted virtual ‘Write It Workshops’ until December 2020, to inspire children across Canada to continue their writing journeys. Geared towards those in grades 4-8, each 60-minute interactive session focuses on various aspects of story-writing, including brainstorming ideas, plot development and character creation. The program — designed by Certified Ontario Teachers, approved by Toronto Public Library and led by volunteers who have teaching experience and are avid readers and…

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Open Art Mentorship for Teens

Saturday, September 12 @ 11:00 am - Saturday, December 12 @ 12:30 pm
Winged Canvas Virtual Seminar, Online Seminar Ontario Canada

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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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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Rooks to Cooks Virtual After-School Cooking Classes

Monday, September 14 - Sunday, October 4

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. Experienced and enthusiastic professional chefs will engage your children in discussions and help guide them through their recipes in order to bring their dishes to life in their very own kitchens. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with their peers in a live…

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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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Beginner | LIVE Virtual Photography Class (Photo 101)

Tuesday, September 15 - Thursday, September 24
$149

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 and available anywhere in Canada or The US! *Students must be 14 years or older* Photo 101: A unique and one of a kind intro digital photography class. Perfect for those looking to get the most out of their camera. We’ll teach you…

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Drawing Foundations Art Classes

Tuesday, September 15 - Thursday, December 17

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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Early Settler On-Site Tours

Tuesday, September 15 - Sunday, November 15
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 Concession 6
Greenwood, ON Canada
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Have the children missed out on field trips the last few months? Looking for something to do outside the house with your family or social bubble? Join us for a 50-minute tour focusing on Early Settlement in Pickering. Featured buildings will include the Log House, Log Barn, and Blacksmith Shop. Although this tour is designed to meet the Grade 3 curricula, and will include a toy for school children to make and take, it is easily adaptable to multi-generational and…

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Digital Illustration Art Mentorship for Teens

Tuesday, September 15 - Tuesday, December 15

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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Watercolour Painting Classes for Kids

Wednesday, September 16 - Wednesday, December 16

Improve your watercolour painting skills from the comfort of home in this live online art class, suitable for youth, teens and adults with prior drawing and watercolour experience. Explore a variety of watercolour techniques to create beautiful paintings of different subjects, and learn how to combine watercolour with other mediums. Our instructor will cover nature painting, different types of washes and blends, mixing and layering colour, painting skin tones, experimental techniques, and more. We will study the works of famous…

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Animation Art Mentorship for Teens

Friday, September 18 - Friday, December 11

Learn the art of making moving pictures, and the creative process of digital animation in this online animation class suitable for teens and adults! Students will learn and apply the 12 principles of animation to create compelling individual animation projects, where they can design backgrounds and animate characters of their choice. Guided by a professional animator, students will get guidance on their animation portfolios as well as valuable industry advice for pursuing animation as a future major or career. Step…

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Food Photography | LIVE Virtual Photography Class

Saturday, September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 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 ad available anywhere in Canada or The US! * Student must be 14 years or older * Food Photography: This 3 hr workshop will teach you how to create mouth-watering images! The bulk of this workshop concentrates on perfecting your natural light setup,…

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