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Icon of the event Ask an expert : Top Tips for Top Vegetables
Tue May 31, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Must-have advice on growing beans, onions, garlic, peppers and other popular vegetables. Specifics on growing each vegetable or vegetable groups. How to grow vegetables in containers, how to prevent problems and optimize yiel...

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 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 Art Workshop with Asha Rastogi
Mon Feb 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

A wonderful opportunity to learn from an artist with 25 years of teaching experience! Asha has travelled extensively to teach, and held exhibitions of her work in Tokyo, Singapore, India and London....

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
Icon of the event Fondue Party
Fri Feb 12, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Steeles

Steeles Library is holding a fondue party. There will be both chocolate and cheese fondue. You can dip with bread, bananas and even pretzels! Bring your friends and play some games with us while having some fondue. Make s...

Icon of the event Friday 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:
Fri Feb 12
Fri Mar 11
Fri Apr 08
Icon of the event Chinese New Year Greetings in Calligraphy
Thu Feb 11, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Steeles

Happy Chinese New Year! Come and write some Chinese New Year Greetings in Calligraphy. All supplies will be provided. Parents are encouraged to participate along with their children.