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Icon of the event Intro to Digital Photography for Teens
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Join photographer/artist John Alexander for an introduction to digital SLR photography. He will present an overview of the tools at your disposal in a PowerPoint presentation aimed at the absolute beginner. Participants shoul...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 14
Wed Mar 15
Icon of the event March Break LEGO Fun
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Calling all LEGO fans! Use your imagination and creativity to construct awesome LEGO structures. This drop-in program is for ages 6-12 years. There will be a selection of books available to borrow.

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

Looking for something to do after school? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club with tons of fun activities. Bring your friends or make some new ones!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Icon of the event Spring Awakening: Toronto Master Gardeners
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Easy steps to your best garden ever! When to start seeds, cut back foliage, clean up and weed. Bring your question and ask an expert; presented by Toronto Master Gardeners.

Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop
Tue May 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provided...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Icon of the event Knitting and Crocheting
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

If you enjoy knitting and crocheting and would like the chance to meet other crafters in the community, please drop in. All you need to bring are knitting needles/crochet hooks and your favorite yarn. Several community volunt...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 04
Sat Mar 11
Icon of the event Top Tips for Top Vegetables Panel
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bridlewood

Must-have advice on growing these popular vegetables: beans, cucumbers, leafy greens, onions, garlic, peas, peppers, potatoes, root vegetables, squash and tomatoes....

Icon of the event Awesome After School Club: Sock Puppets
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club to create your own sock puppets - we'll create a sock puppet character, play improv games and put on a puppet show! Bring you...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Icon of the event Magic Tricks Workshop - FULL
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join WonderPhil and learn easy magic tricks that can be performed with everyday objects, usually found around the house. Entertain your friends and family by making things seemingly disappear, appear, be torn and restored, an...