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Icon of the event Birding 101
Thu Jun 04, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cliffcrest

Birding 101 for absolute beginners. Ever wanted to be a birdwatcher! This presentation will introduce beginners to birding, covering topics like: getting started, birdwatching guides, binoculars, species identification, song ...

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 Wire Work Jewellery
Sat May 23, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Woodside Square

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Icon of the event Cancelled - Gardening is for the Birds
Tue May 12, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Taylor Memorial

Learn how to create well designed gardens with year-round beauty and songbird interest. Strategically choose and arrange plants, feeders, nesting boxes, and water sources to provide the essential elements of life for songbird...

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 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 Apr 15
Wed May 20
Wed Jun 17
Wed Jul 15
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 07
Tue Apr 14
Tue Apr 21
Tue Apr 28
Tue May 05
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 04
Sat Apr 11
Sat Apr 18
Sat Apr 25
Sat May 02