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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 Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Go Craft Yourself! with Ryan Kerr
Mon Jul 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Artist, activist and visual thinker Ryan Kerr is excited to lead a workshop on storytelling using only glue, scissors and construction paper. Based on his self-published memoir...

Icon of the event Friday Crafternoon with Anime
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

April 1: Secret Book Box: Make a secret compartment in an old book!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 13
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 10
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Framed Book Art
Mon Jul 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Create a unique piece of art for your wall using pages from old books! Include your favourite literary characters, or anything you can imagine!...

Icon of the event Perth Dupont Knitting Club
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Come and join the friendly group of knitters at the Perth Dupont Library. Learn to knit or bring your project to work on. Drop-in basis. No commitment to come every week.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Duct Tape Wallet
Mon Jul 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Use duct tape to build a nearly-indestructible wallet. Great for yourself, or a gift for a friend or family member....

Icon of the event Cold Porcelain Tutorial for Seniors
Fri Jun 03, 2016 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

An easy way to take up sculpture, Cold Porcelain makes beautiful objects in fine detail with no kiln required. Come with an idea in mind and make it three dimensional. Space is limited so please register by calling 416-393-...

Icon of the event Knitting & Crochet Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Want to learn how to knit or crochet with a fun group of people? Looking for help with your knitting or crochet project? Join our Knitting & Crochet Circle! The circle is led by friendly Albion residents every Tuesday nigh...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Book Vault
Mon Aug 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Turn an old book into a place to hide your valuables....

Icon of the event STORYgami
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Come and fold origami, more unique and dazzling than paper planes. Your level of experience doesn't matter. The University of Toronto Origami Club F.O.L.D. (Fly with Origami, Learn to Dream) will be on site to guide folders...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07