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Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 10, 2015 - Sat Jun 27, 2015
Gerrard/Ashdale

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

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 12, 2015 - Mon Jun 29, 2015
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...

Icon of the event Ask an Expert: Top Tips for Top Vegetables
Wed Apr 01, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Must-have advice on growing these popular vegetables:...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Experienced chess player or beginner? Come and have fun learning the game or playing with like-minded players. Every Saturday from 2:00 -4:00 P.M. Registration suggested. To register, call 416-395-5674. We also accept drop-in...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 04
Sat Apr 11
Sat Apr 18
Sat Apr 25
Sat May 02
Icon of the event Wednesday Knit Night!
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Some supplies provided, please bring your own if you have them.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 15
Wed May 20
Wed Jun 17
Wed Jul 15
Icon of the event 10 Tips for Low Maintenance Gardening
Sat May 02, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Albert Campbell

Join Toronto Master Gardeners and learn time-saving tips for getting the most from your garden. Registration is required. For more information and to register, visit in person or call 416-396-8890.

Icon of the event Chinese Brush Painting
Sat May 09, 2015 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Albert Campbell

During Asian Heritage Month at Albert Campbell Branch, have fun while you learn the skilful and ancient art of Chinese Brush painting....

Icon of the event Seeds and Gardening
Sat May 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn what a seed library is and the importance of preserving and exchanging seeds from Toronto Seed Library staff. Please bring seeds to participate in a seed exchange. Children will have the opportunity to plant their own s...

Icon of the event Jewellery Making for Seniors
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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...