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Icon of the event Chinese Brush Painting
Sat May 14, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Albert Campbell

Join us for Asian Heritage Month and learn the skillful and ancient art of Chinese brush painting. Adults, older adults, and teens are welcome. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required, and is limited to 20 par...

Icon of the event Ask an Expert: Ten Tips for Low Maintenance Gardening
Thu May 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Cliffcrest

Garden less and enjoy it more! Managing expectations; getting real. No-fuss plants vs. prima donnas. Fertilizing vs. feeding the soil. Lawn vs. groundcovers. Fighting pests vs. loving your bugs. Proven time-savers. Great pick...

Icon of the event Repair Café
Sat Apr 23, 2016 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Get broken household items for free and learn while doing it! We'll have fixers for computers, electronics, small appliances, furniture, clothes, jewelry, books & more. For whatever you need fixin', bring it on!...

Icon of the event How to Grow Fig Trees in Toronto
Tue Apr 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Grow figs in Toronto?without a greenhouse. Find out how to keep fig trees over the winter, how to prune them, and how to propagate them....

Icon of the event Crocheting/Knitting
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cliffcrest

A great place to share your interest whether you're a beginner or a pro, bring your handiwork and spend some time with fellow knitters and crocheters.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 05
Tue Apr 12
Tue Apr 19
Tue Apr 26
Tue May 03
Icon of the event Cherry Blossom Painting for Beginners
Mon Mar 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us in creating your own original Cherry Blossom painting. No experience necessary! Please register at the Barbara Frum Branch in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event March Break Bingo
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
York Woods

Play B-I-N-G-O with us and win prizes! All ages welcome. Children under 5 need caregiver supervision. Limited bingo cards. No groups permitted.

Icon of the event Button Making
Mon Mar 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
York Woods

Design and create your own button during March Break! Ages 5-12. Limited supplies. No groups permitted.

Icon of the event Monarch Butterfly Migration
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cliffcrest

Monarch butterfly migration at Rosetta McClain gardens. This presentation will discuss the beautiful fall migration of monarch butterflies through Rosetta McClain gardens. Monarchs are staging a modest recovery and data coll...

Icon of the event Knit & Lit
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Are you a knitter or have always wanted to learn? Bring your needles and yarn and join us the first Wednesday of the month to share ideas, skills or knit socially....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 02
Wed Apr 06
Wed May 04
Wed Jun 01