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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

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

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Need a break? Drop in for an afternoon gathering of adult crafters who teach and learn from one another. Craft any designs from sewing, knitting, quilting, crocheting and more. Bring a project that you are working on or pick...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Mon Oct 31
Mon Nov 07
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 Oct 05
Wed Nov 02
Wed Dec 07
Icon of the event Repair Café
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Repair Café Toronto is offering a 2 hour workshop to help you learn how to troubleshoot small home appliances and electronics that are broken. Bring along your item (one per person please) or just a description of your opport...

Icon of the event Knit (and Crochet) Afternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Whether you're a beginner or a pro, come join other knitters and crocheters to learn and socialize. We'll teach you the basics if you've never picked up needles or a hook, or discuss advanced techniques! Supplies are provided...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 29
Sat Nov 12
Sat Nov 26
Sat Dec 10
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 Oct 21
Fri Nov 18
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...

Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Oct. 25, 2016)
Tue Oct 25, 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 Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Nov. 22, 2016)
Tue Nov 22, 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 This Ain't Your National Geographic
Fri Nov 25, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Steeles

What happens when you cross paper animal heads from National Geographic magazines with a bunch of blue eyes from fashion mags?...