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Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Read and discuss knitting fiction. Learn how to crochet puppets and toys to accompany your children's favorite stories. Patterns and instruction provided. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 22
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Chinese Brush Painting - PROGRAM FULL
Sat May 28, 2016 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

This is an interactive workshop on the ancient and celebrated technique of Chinese Brush Painting. Participants will make their own masterpiece to take home. The class is led by a local artist. This program is for adults, o...

Icon of the event Monarch Butterfly Information
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Come and learn how to raise and care for Monarch Butterflies. Presentation by Kellie Scott.

Icon of the event Father's Day Craft
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will make a special gift to give to dad. Registration begins May 18th. Register in person or by phone at 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Raptor Watching at Rosetta McClain
Tue Sep 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the unbelievable fall migration of Raptors along the Scarborough bluffs. This presentation will explain how the raptors are identified and will introduc...

Icon of the event Trivia
Thu Jun 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for an hour of fun with Trivia. For children ages 4-6 years old. Registration begins May 30th. Register in person or by phone 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Trivia
Thu Jun 30, 2016 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for an hour of fun with Trivia. For children ages 7-12 years old. Registration begins May 30th. Register in person or by phone 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Looking for something to do after school? Join the Eatonville After School Club! We meet Wednesdays to build with Lego, make stuff, play games, do crafts, talk about books and more! For kids ages 6 and up.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 15
Icon of the event Board Games
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Play a variety of Board Games. First-come, First-served. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Aug 25