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November 2018

Children’s Choir

Monday, November 19 - Monday, December 31
88Keys Music and Discovery Centre, 70 East Beaver Creek Road, Unit 25
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B3B2 Canada

No one in the world owns a more unique instrument than their voice. Not one person’s voice is the same as another, and every voice is as beautiful as the next! 88Keys’ Children’s Choir (for ages 6 and up) will bring together our community’s unique and beautiful voices for our very first ensemble voice program. This program will run bi-weekly on Friday evenings from September through until June, and is open to every child who loves to sing! WHY JOIN…

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Art Mentorship for Kids at Winged Canvas

Monday, November 19 - Monday, December 31
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Art Mentorship is a semi-private tutoring style program that is taught one-on-one style with lessons tailored to each child’s individual needs. Unlike group-style lessons where everyone does the same lesson step by step, Art Mentorship allows for more self-directed and personalized learning. Art Mentorship for kids has a student teacher ratio of 1:3. Benefits of Art Mentorship: -Very small student teacher ratio (starting at 1:3, or half the size of group classes) -Personalized art projects catered to each student’s interests…

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CARTOONING & MANGA with Alyssa Wongso

Monday, November 19 @ 6:26 am - Monday, December 31 @ 5:45 pm EST
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 91 Anderson Ave. Unit 12
Markham, Ontario L6E 1A5 Canada
$4 – $212.80

What makes cartooning and Manga so fun? Go behind the scenes to discover how artists create and bring characters to life! Learn the techniques and methods to drawing your favourite cartoon and manga characters, step by step, This class is all about the art of storytelling and improving your drawing skills: learning how to storyboard, refine linework, master colouring techniques, draw expressions and figures in action. We’ll learn how to turn real people into cartoon/manga versions of themselves, design mashups…

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Art Foundations (Teens)

Monday, November 19 - Friday, December 21
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 91 Anderson Ave. Unit 12
Markham, Ontario L6E 1A5 Canada

Grow your creative thinking and technical art skills in this one-of-a-kind mixed art program that covers a variety of mediums and art styles. Projects include realistic and experimental drawing, watercolour and acrylic painting, mixed media and design concepts. Your instructor will introduce an art concept or new material each week and work with you step by step towards creating meaningful artwork you are proud of. Classes are small so each student gets one-on-one time with the instructor. This is a…

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Beginner Art for Adults Class at Winged Canvas

Monday, November 19 - Monday, December 31
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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This beginner art class is the ideal class for adults looking to rekindle their love of art, perfect for beginners! Dabble in a bit of everything - from learning key drawing techniques such line, blending and shading to exploring the foundations of painting in watercolour and acrylic. Classes run all year on a weekly basis in Markham. You’ll get to try: cartooning drawing realistic faces landscape painting simple perspective, line and shading painting techniques such as brushwork and colour theory…

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88Keys Music Lessons

Monday, November 19, 2018 - Saturday, May 30, 2020
88Keys Music and Discovery Centre, 70 East Beaver Creek Road, Unit 25
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B3B2 Canada

Join the adventures of the school-age kids as they travel from play room to the practice room to the recital hall. Check out those fun-filled educational programs for kids.

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Preschool Ready Set Go

Monday, November 19, 2018 - Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Main Street Kids Unionville, 157 Main Street Unionville
Markham, Ontario L3R2H1 Canada
$25.00
Crafts at Main Street Kids

Get them ready for school with this designed program for ages 2-4. Very flexable - choose your days that work for you! Includes daily workshops that only we offer! Check out our website for all the creative, educational fun!

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Open Life Drawing at Winged Canvas

Monday, November 19, 2018 @ 6:26 am - Wednesday, July 10, 2019 @ 9:30 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:26am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Open Life Drawing workshops are uninstructed but peer critiques during breaks are highly encouraged! Drop ins are first come first serve (maximum 18 participants). What's provided: Easels, tables, music, a moderator who draws along with you, and a live model. What you need to bring: Drawing or painting materials. Starter kits are available for purchase for $25. Painters are welcome, but only odourless mineral spirits are allowed in the studio. $25 kit includes 18" X 24" Masonite Board ​2 Bulldog…

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Cartooning and Anime class for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Monday, November 19 - Monday, December 17
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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This class is all about improving your drawing skills and learning the art of storytelling: how to draw proportions, refine linework, master colouring techniques, draw expressions and figures in action, and simple storyboarding. We’ll learn how to turn real people into cartoon versions of themselves, design mashups with popular characters, and exaggerate expressions and actions. We will look at cartoons from around the globe — particularly the popular world of Japanese Manga — and discover a new world of inspiration!…

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STEM Fall Programs & Activities for Youth at STEAMLabs

Monday, November 19 @ 6:26 am - Sunday, December 16 @ 5:00 pm EDT
STEAMLabs, 192 Spadina Avenue, unit 001
Toronto, Ontario M5T 2C2 Canada
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This Fall, STEAMLabs is offering ongoing weekend & weekday youth programs in coding, video game programming, making, digital fabrication and more! We even have a program specifically designed just for girls. Through hands-on learning, youth not only gain new tech skills, but develop a sense of self-confidence through creative thinking in a collaborative environment. Students are the instigators of their own learning as they imagine, design and create projects of interest with the guidance of experienced mentors! Available Themes include:…

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Art Foundations for Kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Monday, November 19 - Monday, December 17
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Grow your creative thinking and technical art skills in this one-of-a-kind mixed art program that covers a variety of mediums and art styles. Projects include cartooning, sketching, drawing, acrylic painting, watercolour, mixed media, design, and sculpture. This is a perfect beginner to intermediate class to try different art materials and experiment with techniques to build a strong art foundation for future creative studies. All materials are included. Programs on Tuesday, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. See website for full schedule.

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Children’s Ukulele in Richmond Hill & Markham

Monday, November 19 - Saturday, December 22
88Keys Music and Discovery Centre, 70 East Beaver Creek Road, Unit 25
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B3B2 Canada
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Aloha, parents and students! 88Keys is happy to offer private lessons for Beginner's Ukulele. Has your student shown an interest in string instruments? Then the ukulele is known to be a great primer to begin with and one of the friendliest stringed instruments for children to start with. Not only are ukuleles affordable and easy to carry around, they are so versatile that most songs can be transposed to be played on it! (This makes it a great companion for…

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ROMKids Junior

Monday, November 19 - Saturday, December 1
Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park
Toronto, M5S 2C6
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$200

Inspire your toddler's imagination and sense of discovery as you explore the ROM's collection of art, history, and nature through the eyes of a child. Bring your child on an eight-week sensory adventure as you tour galleries with our early learning instructors, and join them in creative play-based activities, and social interaction in a classroom setting. Meet other parents, caregivers, and children and engage your child in interactive learning for life. For children ages 2 to 4, accompanied by an…

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Beginner Art for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Monday, November 19 @ 6:26 am - Thursday, November 22 @ 6:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 6:26am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 9, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Friday, December 14, 2018

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Beginner Art for Kids is designed to teach young minds beginner drawing and painting techniques, good craftsmanship, and creative problem solving. Students will work in a variety of wet and dry mediums exploring both 2D and 3D art as well as lettering, creative storytelling, and design. Lessons are step by step in a small group setting, so this is the ideal beginner art class for children age 5 - 7. Our goal is to build a solid art foundation and…

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Art Foundations for Teens and Adults at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Wednesday, November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Grow your creative thinking and technical art skills in this one-of-a-kind mixed art course that covers a variety of mediums and art styles. Projects include realistic and experimental drawing, watercolour and acrylic painting, mixed media and design concepts. Your instructor will introduce an art concept or new material each week and work with you step by step to create meaningful artwork you are proud of. Classes are small so each person gets one-on-one time with the instructor. This is a…

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Kindermusik Wiggle and Grow (18- 36 months)

Thursday, November 22
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Every Thursday & Saturday
88Keys Music and Discovery Centre, 70 East Beaver Creek Road, Unit 25
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B3B2 Canada

Wiggle and Grow is a super-fun, music-filled learning experience. In these 45-minute classes, young children enjoy singing, dancing, and instrument-play activities that are designed to promote cognitive development, encourage social skills like sharing and turn-taking, and cultivate early literacy skills. Wiggle and Grow classes offer monthly enrollment and a year’s worth of exciting 4-week sessions, each with its own theme. Bring the learning home with physical home materials that include a book and CD with all of the lyric songs.…

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Realistic Sculpture (12+)

Thursday, November 22 - Monday, December 17
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Want to learn how to sculpt a bust, realistic figure, or character? This 4 week course is designed for teens and adults to try advanced sculpting techniques to capture realism, structure, anatomy, and detail. Students will work on a character-based assignment to produce a realistic sculpture using high quality polymer clay that professional animators and character designers use. Thursdays at 6:30pm See website for more information

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Parent & Child Program

Thursday, November 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am EST
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 29, 2018

Waldorf Academy, 250 Madison Avenue
Toronto, M4V 2W6
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$130

The Parent & Child program offers families a place to come together once a week in a supportive learning community. Designed for children 18 months to 3.5 years of age, the goal of the program is to celebrate this joyful time in a child’s development, while honouring the invaluable and sometimes trying work of raising children. The program immerses children in age-appropriate sensory, social and emotional development activities while providing engaging activities and conversation for adults. Due to the popularity…

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NEW! Intro to Sculpture class at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Thursday, November 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 13, 2018

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 91 Anderson Ave. Unit 12
Markham, Ontario L6E 1A5 Canada
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Take your art into the 3rd dimension in this exciting new class! If you would like to learn how to sculpt a bust, figure, or character, this course is for you. This 8 week course is designed for teens and adults to try sculpting techniques to capture realism, structure and detail. Students will work on a character-based assignment to produce a sculpture using high quality polymer clay that professional animators and character designers use. For more information please visit our…

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Impressive Impressions Clay Print Weekend

Friday, November 23 - Monday, November 26
Glaze Craze, 11005 Yonge Street, Unit D4
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 0K7 Canada
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Are you wanting to create the cutest and most unique hand or foot impressions of your child? Looking for a gift for grandparents that have everything? You have come to the right place! We are baby print experts, let us help you make the holidays easy this year. Simply set up an appointment with us to take the prints of your child(ren), and we will discuss exactly what you are wanting. We will professionally paint, and finish your prints so…

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Pet Sitting for Kids-PA Day

Friday, November 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm EST
HELPgta, 1310 Kerrisdale Blvd
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8V6 Canada
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$50.00

If your child loves pets, they won't want to miss this fun and informative PA day course in Newmarket. Kids will learn basic pet care, pet first aid and the business of pet sitting. Ages 10-14

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PA-Day Painting Camp at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Friday, November 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
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One event on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 9:00am

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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On York Region PA Days, Winged Canvas invites students to the Art Hub for a fun day of painting! We begin each day with a step by step painting in the AM, followed by open painting in the PM, where campers can enjoy the freedom of painting whatever they choose, with personal guidance from a professional artist instructor. Everyone takes home multiple colourful creations per day! All high quality art materials and canvases are included, and two healthy snacks are…

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Early Years

Friday, November 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am EST
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One event on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 9:30am

Rose Theatre Brampton, 1 Theatre Lane
Brampton, Ontario L6V 0A3 Canada
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Ontario Early Years and the Rose Theatre Brampton present a FREE program of creative music, movement, drama and imagination for kids 18 - 48 months. In The Rose's Studio II from 9:30 AM - 11 AM. Oct 26 Sensational Sculptures Children will get to create and make their own sculptures. ​Nov 23 ​ Little Picasso Children will be given the opportunity to express themselves creatively using many different kinds of art materials.​ ​Jan 25 ​ Fun with Puppets ​Children will…

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Ontario Science Centre/STEAMLabs Maker Club

Saturday, November 24
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, November 24, 2018

The Ontario Science Centre is partnering with STEAMLabs for a new series of Saturday workshops for kids aged 6-13 this fall. Participants will explore science, technology, engineering, art and math in these exciting and intensive workshops. Held in the unique setting of the Science Centre, participants are sure to be inspired to experience what it means to be a Maker, from idea to finished product. Workshops start on October 13 and will be held every Saturday through to November 24,…

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Paint & Popcorn, Kids Canvas Workshop

Saturday, November 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:00am 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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Intensive Drawing class at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Saturday, November 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 15, 2018

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Intensive Drawing covers fundamental drawing techniques such as line, shading, blending, and principles such as composition. Advanced groups learn how to draw realistic faces, perspective, and various shading techniques, which can later be applied to painting, design and sculpture. Students will work in various dry media such as pencil, crayon, pen, coloured pencils, markers and pastels. Although drawing exercises are assigned, projects will cater to each individual interest to make projects interesting and fun. Here is a link to our…

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Winged Canvas Art Hub Cartooning and Anime for Teens & Adults

Saturday, November 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 15, 2018

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Learn the techniques and methods to draw your favourite cartoons and anime characters, step by step, What makes cartooning and anime so fun? This class is all about improving your drawing skills and learning the art of storytelling: how to draw proportions, refine linework, master colouring techniques, draw expressions and figures in action, and simple storyboarding. We’ll learn how to turn real people into cartoon versions of themselves, design mashups with popular characters, and exaggerate expressions and actions. We will…

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Beginner Drawing for kids at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Sunday, November 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, December 9, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, December 9, 2018

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Beginner Drawing focuses on cartooning and basic drawing skills. The instructor will demonstrate fundamental drawing techniques such as line, shading, blending, colouring, inking, and explain principles such as proportion and composition. Each student will be guided step by step to improve their technique and creative methods. Students will work on group projects in various dry media such as pencil, pen, coloured pencil, marker, and pastel.

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Kids Night Out

Friday, November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm 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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December 2018

Happy Holidays Workshop

Saturday, December 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre, 14732 Woodbine Avenue
Gormley, Ontario L0H 1G0 Canada
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$50.00

Settle in and enjoy a cozy day of holiday fun. We'll get you home in time for dinner and the Santa Claus parade! Visit the historic buildings & exhibits, create beautiful ornaments & baked treats to bring home. Recommended ages: 5-12. Pre-registration required. Cost: $50.

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Sunday Afternoon Holiday Workshop

Sunday, December 2 @ 2:00 pm - Sunday, December 9 @ 3:30 pm EST
Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C7 Canada
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$45

Get creative this holiday season by hand-building a gift for a loved one. Come on your own or bring your family. On your second visit, decorate your piece using a wide range of colourful glazes. Hand building: December 2, 2 – 4 pm Glazing: December 9, 2 – 3:30 pm Beginner – advanced Ages 6 – 99 (children under age 10 must be accompanied by a paying adult) Earthenware clay Hand building 70 commercial brushing glazes 2 sessions

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Kids Learning Code Workshop – Self Driving Cars

Saturday, December 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
GM Canada Technical Centre, 101 McNabb St.
Markham, ON L3R4H8 Canada
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Free

Learn about the future of transportation and build a video game that simulates how self-driving cars work, in GM's new Technical Centre in Markham! This is a parent/guardian and child workshop - giving your family a chance to learn code together! Learners will have a chance to hear from engineers at GM about how technology is changing the way we move and what a future career in tech could look like. Using Scratch, a beginner level programming environment, imagination will…

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The Cook’s Apprentice

Saturday, December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Fort York, 250 Old Fort York Blvd
Toronto, ON Canada

Kids aged 8 to 12 learn to bake traditional cakes, biscuits and confections in the Officers' historic kitchen. Recipes include iced Queen Cakes, Gingerbread, Peppermint Drops and a delicious breakfast griddle cake for the holidays. Recipe package and samples to take home. When: December 8, 2018 Event Time(s): 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm Cost: $30

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Gingerbread Make and Bake

Thursday, December 27 - Monday, December 31
Fort York, 250 Old Fort York Blvd
Toronto, ON Canada

In this hands-on workshop, kids (aged 4 and up) will use period cooking utensils and tools to sift flour, crush cinnamon, cloves or allspice, pound sugar and grate nutmeg and ginger as they prepare an 1800's gingerbread recipe. Samples can be taken home - if they last that long! See website for schedule and pricing

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January 2019

Montessori After School Program & Homework Club

Monday, January 7, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - Saturday, June 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm EST
Busy Buddies Markham Indoor Playground, 114 Anderson Ave. Units 4-5
Markham, ON L6E1A5 Canada
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This Montessori After School Program engages young learners in furthering their reading, writing, and math skills. Featuring Montessori activities, French circle time, homework help, active games and indoor playground, this program balances physical activity and fun with education.

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