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October 2021

Meet Cute | A Free Play by Roseneath Theatre

Saturday, October 16 - Friday, November 5
Free

A free play for grades 7-12 www.roseneath.ca/watch-now Meet Cute is a story about Jane and John who meet at a bus stop — could there be romance? The show explores their conversation in three different ways using the same text. One scene. Two actors. Three possibilities. Because the text is repeated in each scenario, the focus shifts from behaviour to context and finally to intention.…

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Advanced Digital Art (12+) – LIVE Virtual Art Class

Saturday, October 16 - Saturday, December 11

Do your teens love art? Join Winged Canvas for weekly virtual art lessons from home! 💻 Learn advanced digital painting techniques through a variety of illustration projects in this online weekly class for teens and adults. Live demos will be done in Photoshop, but students can use any software. 📅 Fall 2021 Dates Sat 11:00 - 12:30pm ET – Sep 18 – Dec 11 👋…

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Beginner Digital Art (6+) – LIVE Virtual Art Class

Saturday, October 16 - Saturday, December 11

Do your kids love art? Join Winged Canvas for weekly virtual art lessons from home! 💻 Discover art beyond paper in this live online art class for kids! Learn the basic digital art skills needed to create realistic objects, character art, backgrounds, and more using your computer or tablet. Class demos are done live using MediBang Paint Pro, a free digital painting app we recommend…

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Watercolour Painting (8+) – LIVE Virtual Art Class

Saturday, October 16 - Saturday, December 11

Do your kids love art? Join Winged Canvas for weekly virtual art lessons from home! 💻 Create beautiful watercolour paintings, and learn how to combine watercolour with other mediums. Our instructor will cover nature painting, washes and blends, painting skin tones, etc. 📅 Fall 2021 Dates: Sat 10:00 - 11:30 AM ET 👋 This is an ongoing weekly virtual class. Join in anytime! You can…

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Ontario Culture Days

Saturday, October 16 - Sunday, October 24
Multiple Locations Toronto, Ontario Canada
Culture Days 2021

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…

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Beginner Cartooning for Kids – LIVE Virtual Art Class

Saturday, October 16 - Saturday, December 11

👩‍🎨 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…

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Explore the World with a Sustainability Challenge for Kids

Saturday, October 16 - Sunday, November 28
Free

Children and youth across Canada are invited to take part in an epic, eight-week sustainability-themed challenge – “Around the World in 60 Days” – from Scouts Canada. Through fun and engaging activities rooted in sustainability, young Canadians will embark on exciting story-driven adventures set virtually in eight different countries. The activities will equip youth with tools and competencies to explore global issues; introduce topics such…

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Mad Science After-School Program

Saturday, October 16 - Tuesday, November 23
$160

Our after-school programs ensure that kids have access to fun and educational STEM programs while at home. We strive to provide not only an awesome experience, but content that can also be self-guided by students to offer parents a much needed break from the rigorous requirements of managing their child's learning. All materials provided are safe, fun and designed to create a memorable experience. A…

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Tesla Crate – Lily Edition (Gr. 1 & 2)

Saturday, October 16 - Thursday, November 11
$149

Science, Tech, Engineering, Art and Math projects, all in one box! Each crate contains five different STEAM project kits inside. Complete a new project every day while learning from our instructors online. Projects based on the Grade 1-2 Ontario Science curriculum. Some projects in the Lily Edition include: a balloon cannon shooting range, a beyblade, and a plinko game! Dates available for the course are…

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Tesla Crate – Julie Edition (Gr. 3 & 4)

Saturday, October 16 - Thursday, November 11
$149

Science, Tech, Engineering, Art and Math projects, all in one box! Each crate contains five different STEAM project kits inside. Complete a new project every day while learning from our instructors online. Projects based on the Grade 3-4 Ontario Science curriculum. Some projects in the Julie edition include: a morse code machine, a rotating earth model, and a train carousel! Dates available for the course…

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CNC: Mars Mission Part I – Habitat (Grade 4-6)

Saturday, October 16 @ 11:47 am - Thursday, December 16 @ 12:00 am
$349

Come join us on a Mars Mission and learn all about circuit-building and programming in a beginner-friendly environment! Students use hand tools and circuits to build an electronically-controlled Mars Habitat with a rotating solar panel and airlock doors. Price includes $50 material fee. Option 1: Saturdays from 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM ET (Oct 9 – Dec 11) Option 2: Saturdays from 12:45 PM –…

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Explore the Craft (Gr. 5 & 6)

Saturday, October 16 - Friday, December 10
$159

From the comfort of your very own home, experience a fun intuitive learning environment where the only limits are your creativity. Partner with others from around the country and world to discover what secrets and challenges the universe holds, told from the blocky landscape of Minecraft. Join us for a new adventure every week, ready to capture your imagination and inner brilliance. From building to…

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MISTATIM

Sunday, October 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$22.60

Children and families are invited to experience MISTATIM, a digital reimagining of Red Sky Performance’s acclaimed production. An unforgettable story of reconciliation, conceived and directed by Sandra Laronde and written by Erin Shields, MISTATIM is about the taming of a wild horse and the truest of friendships. Under a prairie sky, a simple wooden fence is all that separates Calvin on his ranch and Speck…

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ROMKids Show

Tuesday, October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Kiron Mukherjee, ROMKids Coordinator & Camp Director, shares at-home activities, stories, behind-the-scenes anecdotes, and fun facts connected to the ROM collections, research, and history. ​ We talk with special ROM experts about everything from dinosaurs to mummies, citizen science to water equity, and often get crafty (and sometimes messy!) with art projects and science experiments. Tune-in to the ROMKids Show on Tuesdays at 2:00 pm…

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Teen Trivia Battle

Tuesday, October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Oshawa Public Libraries Online Program, 65 Bagot Street
Oshawa, Ontario L1H1N2 Canada

Join us for a fun night of trivia and prizes and defend our title as champions! Teens from across Durham Region will put their trivia knowledge to the test in this joint program sponsored by Durham Region Libraries. Which community will become the trivia champion this time? Help Oshawa win again! A joint program with Ajax, Pickering, and Whitby Public Libraries. https://bit.ly/2YoPfz0

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TECL Live for Kids on Zoom!

Wednesday, October 20 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Free

Hi Parents and Caregivers! You’re all welcome to attend our weekly Zoom virtual circle times called TECL Live for Kids on Zoom, led by our friendly and energetic researchers at the Toronto Early Cognition Lab at U of T. What will you be doing? We’ll be doing fun sing-alongs, read-alongs, science experiments, crafts, silly games and more! When is it? Every Wednesday at 4:00 PM…

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Through the Window of a Train

Wednesday, October 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$15

Through the Window of a Train: Hilarious, Hazardous, and Historical Memories from the Steam Era Join us for our next online lecture, “Through the Window of a Train”, on October 20! Join us on Wednesday October 20 for the next online lecture in our 2021 online series. If you’ve ever been curious about the lives of people on board a moving train, or wanted to…

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TIFA Kids and the Toronto International Festival of Authors

Thursday, October 21 - Sunday, October 31
Free

Meet the creators of today’s leading books for young people and celebrate the power of stories. From picture books to podcasts, and superheroes to sad potatoes, TIFA is proud to present 30+ free virtual activities that explore stories of love, quests, friendship and family. Check out the events below and register to join the adventure here: https://bit.ly/3mnxHMc

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After School Space

Thursday, October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, December 17, 2021

$5

This year, Astronomy in Action is continuing with our highly popular $5 virtual programs! On Thursdays at 4pm ET, join the educational adventures across the Universe! With stunning visuals and fascinating topics, kids will grow their knowledge of space while exploring with an expert astronomer! Sessions include the Autumn Sky, Exoplanet Adventures, Moons of the Solar System, Experience the Aurora, , Nebula Adventures, Galaxy Adventures,…

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Careers in the Arts Workshop for Teens

Saturday, October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$20

Interested in working in the arts, but don't know where to start? This workshop, geared towards high school students & recent grads, will show you the way. Oct 23, 2-4pm, $20. WHAT: Careers in the Arts Workshop WHEN: Saturday October 23, 2-4pm ET WHERE: Online HOW MUCH: $20 WHAT'S NEEDED: Access to a computer with a steady internet connection, a computer with a working speaker…

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Youth Sustainability Panel

Sunday, October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Climate change and its impact globally is a topic at the forefront for today’s youth. Amplifying young voices to engage and inspire the next generation, the Youth Sustainability Panel hosted by Scouts Canada brings together teenage sustainability leaders with young people across Canada to explore youth leadership, sustainable action and working collectively towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to build a better world and…

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Pumpkin Make Over

Saturday, October 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Oshawa Public Libraries Online Program, 65 Bagot Street
Oshawa, Ontario L1H1N2 Canada

Get your pumpkin ready or pick up a mini pumpkin and/or decorating kit at the Library and join us on Facebook to learn how to make your pumpkin fabulous. While supplies last (pumpkin pick up starting Oct 25). Facebook.com/oshawalibraries

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November 2021

Festival of Trees

Saturday, November 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Abilities Centre, 55 Gordon street
Whitby and online from anywhere!, ON L1N 0J2 Canada
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$5 – $20

Join us for a festive tree experience & holiday activities. Shop local businesses, decorate ornaments, write a letter to Santa, enjoy the hot chocolate bar and enjoy a visit with the jolly old man! Let’s get festive while supporting Abilities Centre Charity! Buy your tickets online & find us on Facebook!

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Tesla Crate – Perry Edition (Gr. 3 & 4)

Saturday, November 13 - Friday, December 17
$149

Science, Tech, Engineering, Art and Math projects, all in one box! Each crate contains five different STEAM project kits inside. Complete a new project every day while learning from our instructors online. Projects based on the Grade 3-4 Ontario Science curriculum. Some projects in the Perry edition include: a ferris wheel, a hydraulic crane, and a miniature tabletop basketball game! Dates available for the course…

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Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Character Cards)

Sunday, November 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
$10

Attend a family-friendly cartooning lesson with Arruniya Mohendran, art educator extraordinaire at Winged Canvas! ✏️ ? Sun, November 14 | 10:00 - 11:30am ET | 1.5 hr cartooning lesson ? Learn how to draw character cards step by step under the guidance of a professional artist. We’ll cover all the essentials, like how to begin the creative process, sketching shapes, line art, colouring techniques and…

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