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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

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 Apr 29
Fri May 13
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 10
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 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
Icon of the event Knit Wits
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join Main Street's knitting and crochet club lead by Monique Richard. Share your projects with other knitters/crocheters, teach a technique, learn a technique, and enjoy great conversation. All level of knitters welcome. Brin...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
Icon of the event Crocheting/Knitting
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Cartooning and Animation Workshop
Fri Jul 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Main Street

Animator and Character Designer in Animation, Enzo Avolio, leads this workshop for youth in Cartooning and Animation. Enzo has over 20 years of experience and has animated for both Warner Bros. and Disney T.V., designing char...

Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Teen Operation Sock Monkey
Sat Apr 30, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Teens and young adults! Learn how to make a sock monkey for a cause. New to crafting? It's OK! You'll be guided through the steps from veteran sock monkey makers. As part of Operation Sock Monkey, crafted sock monkeys will...

Icon of the event Ask an Expert: Ten Tips for Low Maintenance Gardening
Thu May 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Garden less and enjoy it more! Managing expectations; getting real. No-fuss plants vs. prima donnas. Fertilizing vs. feeding the soil. Lawn vs. groundcovers. Fighting pests vs. loving your bugs. Proven time-savers. Great pick...

Icon of the event Summer Lego Adventures
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Alderwood

Join us and be creative with Lego. Registration begins Wednesday June 15 in person or call the Alderwood Branch at 416-394-5310. Recommended for children ages 5 and up.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20