facingNORTH Indigenous Art Exhibition at Vaughan City Hall

Nov 1, 2019 - Dec 24, 2019

To highlight the history and heritage of Canada’s National Indigenous Peoples, the City of Vaughan is displaying a curated exhibition of Inuit art for the community titled facingNORTH: art | symbol | story. The showcase includes stone and bone sculptures and wall hangings that interpret traditional Inuit legends, myths and ways of life. Curated works feature Abraham Anghik Ruben, an...

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BSM Warm the Sole Sock Drive

Nov 1, 2019 - Nov 30, 2019

The BSM’s annual sock drive returns! Did you know that socks are the most needed and least donated item of clothing? During the month of November, visitors to the museum are encouraged to bring a donation of a pair of new, unworn socks to donate to the Scott Mission. If you make a donation on a Saturday or Sunday during the drive, you can visit the museum for free that day! ...

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Safely observe the sun with specially filtered telescopes. Learn about our nearest star and try your eye at spotting exotic surface features, including sunspots, spicules and prominences. This program is offered by members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. 2019 Dates Saturday, January 5 Saturday, February 2 Saturday, March 2 Saturday, April 6 Saturday, May...

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Toronto Biennial of Art

Nov 1, 2019 - Dec 1, 2019

Launching September 21, 2019, the Toronto Biennial of Art is a new international contemporary visual arts event as culturally connected and diverse as the city itself. For 72 days, Toronto and surrounding areas will be transformed by free exhibitions, talks, and performances that reflect our local context while engaging with the most pressing issues of our time. The...

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Among All These Tundras (Family Kit Activity)

Nov 1, 2019 - Dec 7, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Looking for something to do with the kids in the city? Bring the family to Onsite Gallery, OCAD University! We're happy to offer a free interactive guide for families and young visitors to creatively engage with our current contemporary art exhibition, ᐊᕙᑖᓂᑦ ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᓂᑦ / Among All These Tundras.

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Power Kids: Free Kids Activities

Nov 1, 2019 - Dec 8, 2019

These FREE arts workshops for children ages 7-12 begin with a tour of the gallery and conclude with an art activity, inspired by the ideas behind the current exhibition. Tours and workshops are led by Amanda Foulds, Power Kids Family Programs Coordinator and assisted by Erica Cristobal, Power Kids Teaching Assistant. Upcoming Events: 13 Oct 2019, 3:00 PM Coloured Stories In this...

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Bring your carved pumpkin to Gibson House Museum for one last chance to showcase your design. Pumpkins will be lit up and displayed outside throughout the evening so community members can see their neighbour’s Jack-o-Lanterns shine once more and celebrate the end of Halloween together. Explore the historic house and discover what your future holds with Victorian-style divination, create a...

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Halloween might be over but the fun continues in Old Town Toronto! Join us November 1st, 6pm-7:30pm for our Pumpkin Parade in Berczy Park. Bring your carved pumpkin to display in the park for all to see. The evening will include music and interactive fun for kids with Claire & the Creepy Jams. Enjoy free hot chocolate and apple cider (while supplies last). We will take care of...

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Every November 1, the day after Halloween, the world-famous Pumpkin Parade takes place at Sorauren Park. With more than 1,500 pumpkins on display in recent years, the Parade is a neighbourhood and even regional highlight of the season. From witches and cats, to politicians and world events, the artful jack-o-lanterns represent the spirit of Halloween and also the spirit of the times. Add...

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