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A Pride Picture-Book Party Guide

Every day is an occasion to feel proud to be LGBTQIA or an ally. Pride Month is an ideal time to share your pride with the children in your life, and, also chat with them about why the city is … Continue reading

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Mouse City Danforth with Sheila Boudreau

Urban planners aged 2-12 can build a model city out of FREE craft materials at Mouse City Danforth, on Saturday, June 9 in the Robertson Parkette (1549 Danforth Avenue)  – click here for a map).  Drop by anytime between 8:30am … Continue reading

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An Audio Guide to Mouse City Valley

What does it sound like when urban planners aged 8-10 spend a month building a model city for storybook mice out of recycled materials, with guidance from acclaimed urbanists, architects and authors such as Jennifer Bonnell, Jane Farrow, Melanie Florence … Continue reading

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Mouse City Valley on CBC’s Metro Morning

CBC Radio’s popular Metro Morning show ran a short profile of our Mouse City Valley project this week, featuring young urban planners Sofia Romain Gonzalez, Rachel Thomson and Christopher Whitby, and Susan Hughes, author of WALKING IN THE CITY WITH … Continue reading

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Jane Jacobs Book Launch in Mouse City Valley

The model city that urban planners aged 8-10 made for our Mouse City Valley project will be publicly exhibited at Evergreen Brick Works on Sunday, May 6, noon. To help us celebrate, Susan Hughes will launch WALKING IN THE CITY … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Superhero at The 519

BAM! POW! ZAP! Everyone knows Wonder Woman, Spiderman and the Flash, but superheroes can come in all shapes and sizes. What does it take to be a superhero in today’s Toronto? Writers aged 6-9 can create superheroes with Evan Munday, … Continue reading

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TOTSAPALOOZA TURNS TEN – Photos

From KidLit icons Dennis Lee and Barbara Reid jamming with veteran indie-rock musicians Communism and The Woodshed Orchestra to vibrant performances by Fay and Fluffy’s Drag Queen Storytime and acclaimed author Nadia L. Hohn  – the 10th annual TOTSAPALOOZA Festival … Continue reading

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