March Break

 Welcome to the future! This March Break, we'll travel through space and time with special workshops and performances on tech and AI, own-voices storytelling, lessons from history, environmental sustainability, and space exploration! Plus, drop by your local branch to check out that day’s featured activity station.

Reminder: All March Break programs are virtual due to COVID-19.

Introduction to Artifical Intelligence 

Mar. 14 / 2-4 p.m. / Zoom
Learn how AI technologies affect our lives and online experiences with Kids Code Jeunesse (KCJ). Train your own image-sensing AI. Then, use it to code a Scratch project that reacts to movements and gestures.
Tweens (ages 9-12) | FREE | Register here.


Magical Mayhem 

Mar. 15 / 11-11:45 a.m. / Zoom
Catch a mind-blowingly magical performance from award-winning magician, X. Ray. 
Kids (ages 6-12) | FREE | Register here.


Fire and Ice 

Mar. 15 / 2-2:45 p.m. / Zoom
Get ready to be awed by Mad Science Toronto!  Watch as the mad scientist creates a foggy dry ice storm, a shivering coin dance, sizzling scissors, and the big burp. Then, heat things up paper that doesn’t burn, disappearing fire, and a thrilling finale that will leave you wanting more!
Kids (ages 6-12) | FREE | Register here.


Anime Avatars

Mar. 16 / 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / Zoom
Design a Chibi character of your future self in this cartooning workshop, hosted by Winged Canvas!
Tweens (ages 9-12) | FREE | Register here.


Arts Workshop 

Mar. 16 / 2-3 p.m. / Zoom
Express your story through art in this workshop hosted by Arts Express.
Kids (ages 6-12) | FREE | Register here.


Why Are Dinosaurs Extinct?

Mar. 17 / 11 a.m.-12 p.m. / Zoom
Why don't dinosaurs walk among us now? Find out in this dino-mite show, hosted by Chamelea Science. Get ready to erupt volcanoes, explore the ice ages, and hold dinosaurs eggs filled with millennia-old smoke! 
Kids (ages 6-10) | FREE | Register here.


Tell Your Story! 

Mar. 17 / 2-3 p.m. / Zoom
In this storytelling workshop with Driftwood Theatre, learn how to create as a group, build an original script, and use sound and movement to build a brand-new, never-before-heard story! Get ready to explore a little ancient history too, as we learn about mythic and epic storytelling. 
Kids (ages 6-12) | FREE | Register here.


CANCELLED Pirate P-arrr-ty 

Mar. 18 / 2-3 p.m. / Zoom
All hand hoy! There are buccaneers abound at RHPL, and many a coffer to uncover. Find out what all this means at our pirate party! 
Kids (ages 6-12) | FREE 


Intergalactic Singalong 

Mar. 19 / 11 a.m.-12 p.m. / Zoom
Sing and dance along to songs about space exploration. Join Marky Monday for an out-of-this-world acoustic concert! 
Kids (ages 6-12) | FREE | Register here.


Astronomy in Action: Journey Through Space

Session one (ages 6-8) Mar. 19 / 2-3 p.m. / Zoom 
Session two (ages 9-12) Mar. 19 / 3:30-4:30 p.m. / Zoom
Fly around the galaxy and beyond! Explore the night sky, learn about constellations, and tour of the planets in our solar system.
Kids (ages 6-8) FREE | Register here. 
Tweens (ages 9-12) FREE | Register here.