Here are eight FREE events happening in Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

This video presents “Planet in Focus 2012 Festival Trailer ‘Confined'”:

FREE Children’s Film Program (ages 5–12)

Saturday, October 13, 2012

10:00 a.m.

Screening and Workshop at TIFF Bell Lightbox

TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3
350 King St. West

www.planetinfocus.org
Phone 416-531-1769

Celebrate the environment by joining Planet in Focus for an exciting day of fun and engaging programming for children!

  • And will be followed by a free animation workshop courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada (NFB):
    • 12:00 PM NFB Animation Workshop
      • This FREE animation workshop gives children the opportunity to create their own claymation environmental movies courtesy of the NFB
      • Space is limited so please pre-register by emailing info@planetinfocus.org

Official Opening of the Joseph Bannon Park & the Official Street Naming

Saturday, October 13

1 to 5 P.M.

Official Ceremony at 1:30 P.M.

&

Fall Festival in the Joseph Bannon Park

Joseph Bannon Park, 65 Mary Chapman Blvd.

  • Come celebrate the official opening of the Joseph Bannon Park and the official street naming with:
    • Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti (Ward 7 York West), Chair of the Community Development and Recreation Committee
    • City of Toronto staff
    • members of the community
    • the Emery Village Business Improvement Area
    • and the Bannon family
  •  After the official ceremony, a fall festival with family activities, food and refreshments will take place in the park
  • Joseph Bannon Park was named to honour Joseph Bannon, a decorated war hero and one of Emery Village’s greatest community champions
    • Bannon and his wife Doris May became foster parents to more than 150 babies and unwanted children, and adopted seven of them
    • Bannon was a founding patron of St. Jude’s Catholic Church on Weston Road
  • The new one-hectare park features:
    • an artificial outdoor ice rink
    • senior and junior play structure
    • splash pad
    • mini soccer field

For more info, please contact Lynn Essensa:

  • Phone 416-394-2669
  • Email at  lessens@toronto.ca

 Re-opening of Toronto’s Matty Eckler Community Recreation Centre

FREE Barbecue, Leisure Swim and Facility Tours

Saturday, October 13

1 to 4 p.m.

Remarks at 1 p.m.

Matty Eckler Community Recreation Centre, 953 Gerrard St. E.

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You're Invited: Fun & Interactive NFB Mediatheque Events

You're Invited: Fun & Interactive NFB Mediatheque Events

NFB Mediatheque in Toronto, Ontario, Canada invites you, your children and families to enjoy the following FREE, fun and interactive events:

BAR CODE

Bar Code at NFB Mediatheque, Toronto

Bar Code at NFB Mediatheque, Toronto

 Interactive exhibit at NFB Mediatheque until Sunday, October 16, 2011 (this is a corrected date).

FREE

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