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Icon of the event Panorama Community Garden:  Learning Gardening Hub
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Looking for children (ages 7 and up) to work together in designing and building garden spaces at Panorama Community Garden. Topics include: soil health, plant selection, seed growing, pollinators etc. Register by calling Elea...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail
Thu Sep 22, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Albion

The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada, with 890 km of trail between Niagara and Tobermory. Built and maintained by volunteers, it spans the spectacular Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Bio...

Icon of the event Making Great Sausage with The Healthy Butcher
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Dave Meli, head butcher at Toronto's own Healthy Butcher, shows us how to make our own great-tasting sausages at home and discusses the importance of organic, sustainable farming - not just for our environment, but for our be...

Icon of the event Craft Club
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Get in touch with your creative side! Make something to take home using paper, scissors, colours and your imagination! All ages welcome. Parents must be present for children 6 years and younger. Drop-in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 27
Mon Jul 04
Mon Jul 11
Mon Jul 18
Mon Jul 25
Icon of the event Lego Fun
Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Join us for some great lego challenges. All ages welcome. No registration required. No groups permitted.

Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us on Fridays after school for special activities for children ages 8 to 12. Drop-in program....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Fri Oct 21
Icon of the event Kids Knitting Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Calling all children, ages 7 and up, who always wanted to learn to knit. This is your chance to learn this fun way of making beautiful things. Come with your own wool and knitting needles. Registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Icon of the event Anyone Can Make a Quilt
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Want to create a quilt of your own? Need help getting started? Join quilting artist Joanne Lynes who will show us the basics of hand quilting by demonstrating how to build a quilt sandwich from three layers of fabric. She ...

Icon of the event Makey Makey
Thu Jul 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

An interactive demonstration with Makey Makey, a great way to learn about electronics by interacting with everyday objects. Learn to make a banana into a piano and play-doh into a Super Mario game controller. Registration is ...