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September 2020

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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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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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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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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Beginner Cartooning Class for Kids

Friday, September 11 @ 2:00 pm - Saturday, December 12 @ 3:00 pm
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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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Realistic Drawing Classes for Teens

Saturday, September 12 - Saturday, December 12
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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
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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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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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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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Drawing Foundations Art Classes

Tuesday, September 15 - Thursday, December 17
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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
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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
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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
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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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Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Lives. New Discoveries.

Saturday, September 19, 2020 - Sunday, March 21, 2021
Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6 Canada
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ROM Egyptian Mummies

Mummies have captured our imagination throughout time. Uncover the secrets of six mummified individuals from ancient Egypt in this compelling exhibition from the British Museum. Using the latest technology explore how these people lived along the Nile and what happened to them after they died. Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Lives. New Discoveries. presents unique insights into six mummies spanning 900 BCE to CE 180 including a priest’s daughter, a temple singer and a young child. Combining CT scans, digital visualizations and…

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Junior Music Course (4 – 5.5 years old)

Saturday, September 19, 2020 @ 8:00 am - Saturday, June 19, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
88Keys Music and Discovery Centre, 70 East Beaver Creek Road, Unit 25
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B3B2 Canada
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Junior Music Course (JMC) is for those students aged 4-5.5 looking to begin their musical journey with the fun of a group setting! Students engage with music fundamentals through listening, singing, playing and reading. In addition, students will develop musical sensitivities over the course of this four year program: the focus on ear training, ensemble playing, improvisation, and composition distinguish Yamaha programs from the rest! FREE TRIAL CLASSES AVAILABLE!! Classes run on an academic basis comprising 37 weekly sessions from…

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Virtual Online Classes with Mad Science Toronto

Monday, September 21 - Friday, October 30
Mad Science Online Learning

We're bringing entertaining and engaging science education into your home this school year. Kids learn about a multitude of topics, from chemistry and physics to earth sciences and life sciences. With multiple class times planned throughout the day, we have interactive, instructor-led programs available to suit your child's schedule. Program themes include: XLab Crazy Chemworks Preschool Workshop See website for full details and registration.

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Adventurous Learning Program

Monday, September 21 - Friday, December 18
Earthbound Kids, 155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline
Pickering, ON L4A 7X4 Canada
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Advenyturous Learning Program

Earthbound Kids is pleased to announce the launch of our new Adventurous Learning Program. This daytime program will be academic in nature, offering daily literacy and daily math sessions with a focus and setting of nature and the outdoors. Kids will play-to-learn and wherever possible, teaching will take place outdoors, in the sunlight and fresh-air of the Earthbound farm. Visit our website for full details and registration.

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Young Musician’s Course (6-8 years)

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - Thursday, June 10, 2021
88Keys Music and Discovery Centre, 70 East Beaver Creek Road, Unit 25
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B3B2 Canada
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Young Musicians Course (YMC) is for those students aged 5.5-8 looking to begin their musical journey with the fun of a group setting! Students engage with music fundamentals through listening, singing, playing and reading. In addition, students will develop musical sensitivities over the course of this three year program: the focus on ear training, ensemble playing, improvisation, and composition distinguish Yamaha programs from the rest! FREE TRIAL CLASSES AVAILABLE!! Classes are available online or in person, Ontario regulation permitting. Classes…

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Ontario Culture Days

Friday, September 25 - Sunday, October 25
Multiple Locations Toronto, Ontario Canada
Ontario Culture Days Events

Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture. At the end of each September, millions of people attend thousands of participatory arts and culture events across the country. Culture Days programs invite the public to get hands-on and behind-the-scenes to highlight the importance of arts and culture in our communities. Reimagined to engage and delight despite the times, Culture Days has extended beyond the traditional Weekend to a 4-week interactive, immersive arts and culture experience happening across Canada…

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