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Toronto Public Library Summer
Toronto Public Library Summer Programs Are Back!

The Toronto Public Library branches are open and ready to entertain and teach families throughout the summer. Kids can join a reading club and hang out at a local branch. Plus, little ones can learn to read and teens find books and resources just for them. Toronto Public Library Summer
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Toronto Railway Museum Algonquin
Toronto Railway Museum Algonquin Park Lecture

Take a trip up north with the Toronto Railway Museum at their free online lecture, “Algonquin Park and the Railways”. Roderick MacKay, a historian of Algonquin Provincial Park, will use mainly archival images to provide an overview of some aspects of Park history as influenced by proposed and constructed railways,
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Toronto Railway Museum Royal
Toronto Railway Museum Royal Train Tour Lecture

Join the Toronto Railway Museum for a free online lecture about the Royal Train Tours of Canada by Dr. Carolyn Harris. Carolyn will talk about the Queen’s tours of Canada on rails in honour of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, the 70th anniversary of her accession to the throne in
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YPT Russells World
YPT Brings “Russell’s World” to Life

Recorded this spring on the YPT Mainstage, “Russell’s World” brings the imagination and playfulness of Artistic Director Herbie Barnes to life in this brand-new production for on-demand viewing. Russell’s World invites kids to explore their imaginations along with Russell, a lonely child who finds refuge from bullying in the make-believe
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Bata Shoe Museum Family Day
Bata Shoe Museum Launches Figure Skating Exhibition on Family Day

The Bata Shoe Museum celebrates the history of figure skating on Family Day with the launch of their new online exhibition “Boots & Blades: The Story of Canadian Figure Skating”. In person at the museum, you can see some historic skates in the Behind the Scenes gallery, make a fun skate
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Little Canada Create A Little Wonder
“Create A Little Wonder” To Be Part of the Little Canada Collection

Calling all Little Canadians! Toronto’s museum of patriotic miniatures Little Canada has introduced “Create a Little Wonder”, a fun project for patrons to get directly involved in their displays. The project encourages Canadians to celebrate small joys together, even if it’s only virtually. There is wonder everywhere in Canada! At times,
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Family-Friendly New Years in Toronto
Family-Friendly Ways To Celebrate New Years in Toronto

The beginning of 2022 may be looking like 2021 all over again, with Covid restrictions in place due to the Omicron variant. In-person indoor events are being postponed, but there is still fun to be had, so we have put together a list of family-friendly ways to celebrate New Years
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Clutter-Free Gift Ideas in Toronto
Clutter-Free Gift Giving Ideas in Toronto for this Festive Season

Times have changed, and so has gift giving. In our digital era, more and more people are avoiding the crowds and hassles at the mall and buying their gifts online. People are also turning away from consumerism that values the acquisition of stuff and favouring the importance and desirability of
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Yue Moon Lunar New Year
Celebrate Lunar New Year with the Yue Moon Lantern Art Workshop

Join the Yue Moon: Tiger With Wings public art program at the free lantern-making workshop for Lunar New Year. Both in-person or online workshops are led by artists PUFF Paddy and Meegan Lim, supported by STEPS Public Art in partnership with the Chinatown BIA. Be a part of Toronto’s Chinatown
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Toronto Railway Museum Christmas
Toronto Railway Museum Presents a Free Christmas Online Lecture

Join the Toronto Railway Museum on December 16 for the final presentation of their 2021 online lecture series, “Christmas and the Railways”. If you’ve ever wondered why trains are such a common sight around the holidays, or you remember riding a train during the holiday season yourself, then this is
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