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Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Knit & Lit
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 Aug 03
Wed Sep 07
Wed Oct 05
Wed Nov 02
Icon of the event Geocaching 101
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

The Toronto Public Library is now host to a series of Geocaches. Come learn what Geocaching is, how to find a geocache. There will also be the opportunity to meet and talk with experienced geocachers. For more information ...

Icon of the event Intermediate Jewellery Workshop for Seniors
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 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 intermediate skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provi...

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Enjoy classics, new releases, and movies of the season.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 19
Fri Sep 16
Fri Oct 21
Fri Nov 18
Icon of the event Raptor Watching at Rosetta McClain
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

September is the peak time for raptor/hawk migration along the bluffs. Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the unbelievable fall migration of Raptors (Hawks, eagles, falcons, vultures) alon...

Icon of the event Putting Your Garden to Bed
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Steeles

From dealing with fallen leaves, to winterizing your rain barrel and preparing your garden beds for winter, join Toronto and Region Conservation to learn what to do this fall for a healthy, beautiful yard year round. Particip...

Icon of the event Discovering Ontario's Orchids and Wildflowers-TD Friends of the Environment
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Join photographer and artist John Alexander and Peter Kaellgren, Curator Emeritus from the Royal Ontario Museum, on a photographic journey as they introduce you to The Weird, Wild and Wonderful ? Carnivores, Parasites and oth...

Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Sept. 27, 2016)
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn how to use an Arduino micro-controller. This program is for those who know nothing about Arduino, micro-controllers and electronics. A laptop and Arduino kit are provided for use during this workshop in Study Room 3, 1...

Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop for Adults
Mon Oct 24, 2016 | 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 intermediate skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provi...