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Icon of the event 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. Patterns and instructions provided, starter materials available to borrow. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 21
Fri Aug 04
Fri Aug 18
Fri Sep 01
Icon of the event After School Maker Program
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Looking for something fun to do? Want a new hobby? Join us for this creative arts and crafts program. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 27
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Icon of the event Family Craft:  Friendship Bracelets
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Enjoy an afternoon of family fun, learn to make friendship bracelets using the simple method of a braiding wheel or a square....

Icon of the event Project Sock Monkey
Tue Jul 04, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us and make a sock monkey to donate to a child in need! Never sewn or made a sock monkey before? That's okay! Our Youth Advisory Group will be helping out, as well as making sock monkeys of their own!...

Icon of the event Family Craft:  Q-Tip Paint Sculpture
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

With just Q-tips, paint, and cardboard, celebrate Canada's 150 birthday by making a keepsake ornament or anything else your creative mind might unleash!...

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Silhouette Art
Mon Jul 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Use old books and black paper to make silhouette art of classic book characters, Canadian icons, or anything you'd like!...

Icon of the event Rain Gardens
Sat Sep 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to transform the area under your downspout into a beautiful rain garden. Speakers will highlight how to create and maintain these gardens as well as what their benefits are to both you and the environment.

Icon of the event Family Craft:  Grow a Grass Head 101
Fri Jul 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Why buy a Chia pet when you can make your own? Using stockings, soil and grass seeds, create a Mounted Police and watch as grass grows out from the head....

Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop
Tue Jul 11, 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 Family Craft:  Donuts
Fri Aug 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

In 1964, a famous Canadian named Tim Horton opened his first donut shop in Hamilton, Ontario. Come learn to make your own personal donuts using socks and mitts. It might not sound very tasty but it sure is fun!...