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Icon of the event Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Jun 03, 2017 - Sat Dec 30, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Held every Saturday 11 am-12 pm. Players of all ages and levels are welcome. No registration required.

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

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Socialize with other knitters and crocheters! Some supplies provided, please bring your own if ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 22
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 19
Icon of the event Creative Yarn Works
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Do you knit or crochet? Come out and enjoy knitting and crocheting in the library, every Thursday from 6-8 pm. Beginners are welcome. We will help you learn. Bring you own needles and wool....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 29
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
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 Jul 05
Wed Aug 02
Wed Sep 06
Wed Oct 04
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

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 Repair Café
Sat Jul 22, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Get broken items fixed for free and learn while doing it! We'll have fixers for computers, electronics, small appliances and furniture, clothes, jewellery, book and paper repair, bikes and more. For whatever you need fixin'...

Icon of the event Crafters' Circle
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern Elms

Come out and enjoy good company with other knitters and crafters.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Wed Aug 09
Wed Aug 16
Wed Aug 23
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Aug 12, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Location: Fairview

Celebrate our nation's 150th birthday by going camping in our beautiful national parks! Learn how to plan your trip, plus related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the great outdoors. Presented by Parks Canada as p...

Icon of the event International Geocaching Day event
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us as we celebrate International Geocaching Day 2017. This is an opportunity to share your geocaching adventures, nightmares and meet other geocachers....