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  • Saturday Jun 10, 2023 at 1:00pm

    WWKIP Day happens every year on the second Saturday in June. Join this global event alongside fellow
    knitters. 

    Please note: This event will be held outside but in case of inclement weather, the program will be moved inside.

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    Saturday Jun 10, 2023 at 2:30pm

    Create and build with Lego®!  Drop-in Program. Family Program.

  • Monday Jun 12, 2023 at 10:30am / until Aug 21, 2023

    Stories, rhymes, and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver.

  • Wednesday Jun 14, 2023 at 10:30am / until Aug 23, 2023

    Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de tous âges et un parent ou gardien.

  • Harp guitar head shots of Susan Toman and Andrew Mah
    Thursday Jun 15, 2023 at 6:30pm

    Join us at Rockcliffe Park branch for an evening of unique artistry, featuring two local musicians of international caliber!  A newly formed ensemble, Susan Toman and Andrew Mah present a concert on Celtic harp and guitar, with composers from the 17th and 18th centuries. Music by O’Carolan, Connellan, Playford, Purcell, and more. Don't miss a rare opportunity to enjoy this beautiful and seldom heard instrumental combination!  

    English.  Drop-in. All ages.  

    Susan Toman

    Susan decide to take up the Celtic harp, fueled by a love of Irish & Scottish music. Having briefly studied harp basics with Annabelle Renzo in Montreal, she decided to immerse herself in Irish culture and tradition by learning from an Irish master of the harp. After intensive studies with Grainne Hambly in County Mayo, Ireland (and inspired by many castles!), Susan returned to Canada and prepared to record her first solo harp album (Emerald Shores), publishing her arrangements in her book "Dance Tunes & Airs." Since then she has recorded a solo Christmas album (Angels on High), and an album of Irish and Scottish traditional 
    ​music with singer Ellen MacIsaac.  

    Andrew Mah

    Canadian guitarist Andrew Mah is a unique and exciting musician, widely regarded for his virtuosity, versatility, and heartfelt musicality. 

    Born in Ottawa into a family of guitarists, he has performed professionally on classical guitar for more than 26 years,  carving out a uniquely eclectic international career as a solo concert artist, chamber musician, teacher, arranger, producer, and adjudicator. 

    Having concertized throughout Canada, the US,  and Europe,  he was the first North American ever to tour in the Republic of Cape Verde.  

    Adjunct to his performing career, he has been active in a presenting capacity as former President of the Ottawa Guitar Society, and is often sought out for his expertise in the arrangement and notation of music from other cultures and styles into readable scores for classical musicians.  

    His long term project to record J.S Bach's entire catalog of solo music for lute, violin, and cello is currently underway. 

    For more information please visit www.andrewmah.com  

  • Saturday Jun 17, 2023 at 10:30am

    Join us for fun activities and creative crafts as we celebrate the launch of the 2023 TD Summer Reading Club! You can register for the Club and track your reading all summer long! All ages. Drop-in.

    Joignez-vous à nous pour des activités amusantes et des bricolages créatifs à l'occasion du lancement du Club de lecture d'été TD 2023 ! Vous pouvez vous inscrire au Club et faire le suivi de vos lectures tout au long de l'été ! Pour tous les âges. Portes ouvertes.

  • turtle in medicine wheel
    Saturday Jun 17, 2023 at 11:00am

    Participants are introduced to traditional Métis jigging, learning the basic steps before engaging in dances including the “Red River Jig”, “Heel-Toe Polka”, “Orange Blossom Special”, and a group dance called the “7 step”. The artist begins with the basics of the dance while discussing Métis culture and history from the fur trade to today.

    Brad Lafortune is Métis originally from Sudbury, Ontario. Brad began jigging at a young age and started providing workshops and performances in 2009 upon moving to Ottawa. Brad studied at the University of Ottawa where he received his Bachelor of Science followed by a Master’s of Physiotherapy. Brad enjoys combining his passion for physical activity and wellbeing with a deep love and understanding of his culture. Brad believes jigging is an interactive way to physically engage individuals of any age, all the while learning about the intricacies of Métis culture.

    Max participants: 30

  • Saturday Jun 17, 2023 at 1:00pm

    Born in England and raised in Canada, Bhat Boy is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design. Famous for painting Nuns, Dragons and Goldfish, his whimsical paintings of the National Capital region are both fun and thought provoking. WWW.BHATBOY.COM

  • Funny characters playing and reading
    Monday Jun 19, 2023 at 3:30pm

    Join us to celebrate the launch of the 2023 TD Summer Reading Club! Register for the Club and track your reading all summer long! Stories, crafts and activities. Drop-in.

    Soyez des nôtres pour célébrer le lancement du Club de lecture d’été TD 2022!  Inscrivez-vous au Club et faites le suivi de vos lectures tout au long de l’été! Livres, bricolages et activités. Portes ouvertes.

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    Wednesday Jun 21, 2023 at 4:00pm

    Join us to celebrate the launch of the 2023 TD Summer Reading Club with a very special Storytime!

    Meet local Vernon Author & Illustrator, Jon Seymour, who will share his fun and engaging children’s books.

    Celebrate Reading! Celebrate Local Authors! Celebrate Summer!

    You can register for the Club and track your reading all summer long!

    Craft and Q&A to follow.

    Everyone is welcome!