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Icon of the event Crocheting/Knitting
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cliffcrest

A great place to share your interest whether you're a beginner or a pro, bring your handiwork and spend some time with fellow knitters and crocheters.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 21
Tue Apr 28
Tue May 05
Tue May 12
Tue May 19
Icon of the event The Variety of Life: Biodiversity and Pollinator Plants
Thu Apr 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

Celebrate Earth Day by gaining an understanding of the importance of biodiversity, pollinators and pollinator plants. Each participant will receive a Maintaining Your Pollinator Habitat - A Guide for Newcomers to Canada bookl...

Icon of the event Vermicomposting: Gardening Series
Fri Apr 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

Vermicomposting, or worm composting, is a great way to convert household garbage into nutrient fertilizer. Learn the basics of vermicomposting in this session. This workshop is presented by Dallington Pollinators Garden. To r...

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 25
Sat May 02
Sat May 09
Sat May 16
Sat May 23
Icon of the event The Basics of Vegetable Gardening (with Toronto Master Gardeners)
Fri May 01, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Discover the joy of growing your own food! Learn about soil, crop rotation, companion planting, feeding/fertilizing, starting with seeds and more. Presented by trained horticulturalists from Toronto Master Gardeners....

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 Balcony & Terrace Gardening (with Toronto Master Gardeners)
Fri May 08, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Fun and practical ideas to expand your garden space, presented by trained horticulturalists from Toronto Master Gardeners. Learn step by step planning for starting a small garden and creative ways to use containers for growin...

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 Repair Cafe Information Night
Fri May 15, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Repair Café Toronto is a volunteer group made up of people who love to fix things and want to help create a more sustainable world....

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 May 20
Wed Jun 17
Wed Jul 15