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Icon of the event The Weedless Garden
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Winning the war on weeds without poisoning the environment! Find out how to identify and define weeds in your garden, control the spread without pesticides, lawn management and alternative groundcovers, and more.

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 26
Tue Jul 25
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event Northern Lights Craft
Tue Aug 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Sanderson

Create your own version of the beautiful northern lights!...

Icon of the event P.A. Day: Crafternoon
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Drop into the Agincourt Children's dept. to unleash your creativity and make and take some exciting craft projects.

Icon of the event Fall Papermaking Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is a factor...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Icon of the event The World Inside and Around a Beehive
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Anatole Yarmosh, a fourth generation hobby beekeeper and author of "The World Inside and Around a Beehive" will share his knowledge of bees and of how to construct a small-scale hive....

Icon of the event All About 1867 - Canada's Great Lakes Ships and Shipwrecks
Fri Jun 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Discover the exciting stories of several Canadian ships from the year 1867, the year Canada became a country!...

Icon of the event Amazing Race: Canada 150 Edition
Tue Aug 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Sanderson

Travel around the country without leaving the Sanderson Branch! Compete for prizes and the chance to be our Amazing Race champion....

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event Adult Colouring
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Colouring relaxes your brain, reduces stress, enhances your vision, creativity, motor skills and focus. Improve your focus, concentration, problem solving and organizational skills, all while your totally relaxed. Materials p...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21