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What's on this Month: June 2021


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Cassidy, Queen's Square | June 3, 2021

June is here, and with it, brand new virtual events for all ages to enjoy! Click the event names below for more information, and to register for these fun and fascinating programs.


Tuesday June 1, 2021
Spread Your Wings
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Humans have always been fascinated by flight. Come and explore the wonderful world of birds and other things that fly.

Thursday, June 3
An Afternoon with Illustrator Holly Hatam
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Meet besting selling children’s illustrator Holly Hatam (Dear Boy and Dear Girl)

How to Tend to the Belongings of Someone Who has Passed Away
7:00pm - 8:00pm
This session will provide insight and suggestions on how to honour the space and belongings of someone who has died.

Monday, June 7
Thrills and Chills: A Virtual Author Event
7:00pm - 8:00pm
This event is all about books that give you thrills and chills.

Tuesday, June 8
Drag Queen Storytime with Fay and Fluffy
11:00am - 11:30am
Celebrate Pride Month with a special Drag Queen Storytime video created by the ever-popular Fay & Fluffy!

Nancy Drew Mysteries
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Help everyone's favourite detective solve puzzles and catch criminals!

Song Maker: Chrome Music Lab
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Create a song, and test out a variety of fun hands on sound experiments. These visual experiments include rhythm, oscillators, chords, voice spinner and more.

Wednesday, June 9
Teen Media Team: Make a Pride Gif
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Use your creativity and make a gif to celebrate Pride

Thursday, June 10
CTAL: Architecture’s Stories
10:00am - 12:00pm
Many authors have likened buildings to books, suggesting that their walls tell the stories of the relationships they enable or inhibit. This lecture will delve into buildings as windows into history.

Monday, June 14
Networking on LinkedIn
10:30am - 11:30am
Get ready to have a better understanding of LinkedIn

Tuesday, June 15
3d Designers
6:00pm - 7:00pm
In this program participants use free software called TinkerCad to make 3d models of their favourite video game characters.

World Refugee Day Event
7:00pm - 8:00pm
The first novel published in English by a female Kurdish writer, Ava Homa’s Daughters of Smoke and Fire is an evocative portrait of the lives and stakes faced by 40 million stateless Kurds.

Wednesday, June 16
Graphic Design with Canva
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come and learn new digital skills for creating awesome digital cards and video greetings.

Thursday, June 17
Storytime with Deb Loyd
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us as Deb takes us on a Storytime adventure.

Romance According to Christina Lauren
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Calling all rom-com book lovers!

Saturday, June 19
Preserve Your Family Memories
10:30am - 11:30am
Join us to learn how to digitize old home movies, photos, and film negatives.

Bridging GAAPS: Peace, Justice & Poetry
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Teens are invited to join artist and activist Kevin Sutton as they take you through some exercises to unlock your creative potential.

Tuesday, June 22
Photo Editing with Pixlr
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come tell a story with photo manipulation.

Thursday, June 24
Storytime with Woody and Bo Peep from Toy Story
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Dress up as your favourite Toy Story character and join us for this virtual story time with Woody and Bo Beep.

Sunday, June 27
Musical Lives Guitar Open Mic
11:00am - 12:30pm
An online classical guitar concert featuring musicians of all playing levels.