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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 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 Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 02
Sat Apr 09
Sat Apr 16
Sat Apr 23
Sat Apr 30
Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Read and discuss knitting fiction. Learn how to crochet puppets and toys to accompany your children's favorite stories. Patterns and instruction provided. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 01
Fri Apr 15
Fri May 06
Fri May 20
Fri Jun 03
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
Icon of the event Knitting Pop-Up  Cable Knitting
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

For the more experienced knitter, we will offer instruction on how to knit cables and follow a pattern. Materials will be provided but feel free to bring something you are already working on.

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Feb 22
Mon Feb 29
Mon Mar 07
Mon Mar 14
Mon Mar 21
Icon of the event Myseum on the Move - Sports Edition
Sat Feb 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Malvern

Make the history books! Help build Myseum Memories, a digital documentation of the diversity of experience in Toronto by bringing your personal photos, objects, memorabilia, and stories that represent Toronto and sports....

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

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 19
Fri Mar 18
Fri Apr 15
Fri May 20