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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Family Board Games
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

Come PLAY with us. We'll suply the games, you supply the players. Large number of games to choose from.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 10
Fri Jul 17
Fri Jul 24
Fri Jul 31
Fri Aug 07
Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 04
Sat Jul 11
Sat Jul 18
Sat Jul 25
Sat Aug 01
Icon of the event Planning a Camping Vacation
Thu Jun 25, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Love the idea of camping, but don?t know where to start? Parks Ontario?s ?Learn to Camp? program can help. Learn all about camping at Ontario parks at this free, fun, and informative session. Find answers to all your camping ...

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...

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 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
Icon of the event Jewellery Making for Beginners
Mon May 11, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands on workshop. No experience required. All supplies will be provided by the artist. Participants can make and take home 3 projects. For teens age 10...

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 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 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