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Destination: Hogwarts
March 13, 2017

Destination: Hogwarts

Do you know your kneazles from your knarls? Your patronuses from your pensieves? Do you always say levi-O-sa, instead of levio-SA? If so, get yourself to Platform 9 3/4, hop onboard the Hogwarts Express and join us for a day dedicated to the magical world of Harry Potter!
Destination: Matilda’s Buckinghamshire
Roald Dahl’s Matilda is our kind of person - a voracious reader. an inventive prankster, and a champion for what’s right. And that’s not even touching on her telekinesis! As we journey into her world, we’ll celebrate the book nerd in all of us, making a series of bookish crafts, including a book bag, a book pendant necklace and a one-of-a-kind bookmark.
Destination: Jumanji (and other Chris Van Allsburg worlds)
During this day, we’ll share some of our favourite Chis Van Allsburg classics, including The Sweetest Fig, The Wreck of the Zephyr, The Stranger and Jumanji. Using this final book as our inspiration, we’ll create our own board games, designing everything from game boards to cards, player pieces to dice.
Destination: Swan Lake
March 16, 2017

Destination: Swan Lake

Can’t get enough Chris Van Allsburg? Neither can we. On this day, we’ll share his stunning illustrations of Tchaikovsky’s ballet, Swan Lake and use them as inspiration for our own acrylic paintings on canvas board.
Destination: The Beast’s Castle
Before going to see the new live version of Beauty and the Beast, be our guest for a day at the Lyceum as we look at the many ways this classic fairy tale has been portrayed over the years and create a series of rose-themed crafts in a variety of media.
Destination: A Land Faraway
Once upon a time, a group of adventurous young readers ventured to the Lyceum for a day devoted to Grimm’s Fairy Tales. They basked in these stories of princesses and knights, wolves and witches — the sorts of tales that can be told again and again and never get old.
Destination: The Isle of Berk
If you, like many young adventurers, would like to become well-versed in the art of dragon training, we invite you to this practical, hands-on Dragon Initiation Program.
Destination: The Fairy Kingdom
The eighth day of our literary journey takes us close to home, as we explore one the Lyceum’s own treasures — its richly storied fairy garden.
Destination: Neverland
March 23, 2017

Destination: Neverland

Fly to the second star to the right, and straight on ‘til morning to spend the day with us in Neverland.
Destination: Victoria’s Camp! A Journey with Edward Tulane
Join us as we journey with Edward Tulane, the beautiful and somewhat vain china rabbit at the heart of Kate DiCamillo’s The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane and create our own paper figures and the outfits they'll need for their many adventures.
Miniature Zen Gardens and Buddha Stories
Want to get your spring break off to a relaxing start? Join us for an evening of contemplative stories about the Buddha and the opportunity to make your own miniature Zen Garden.
Mosaic Tiling
March 15 and 16, 2017

Mosaic Tiling

If you love the Lyceum’s mosaic patio, and want to learn a bit more about the artistic techniques that went into creating it, join us for this two-day tiling workshop.
Dream Catchers
March 20, 2017

Dream Catchers

In this workshop, we’ll listen to, and share dream stories. We’ll also create our own dream catchers to hang above our beds or in sunny windows.
Beading
March 21, 2017

Beading

Those looking to add new techniques to their beading repertoires are invited to join us this evening teeming with precious gems and crystals.
An Evening with Sherlock Holmes
The great detective Sherlock Holmes will usher us into his world of observation and deduction, as we share one of Arthur Conan Doyle’s best mysteries and solve a mystery of our own.