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Icon of the event Pete the Cat Storytime
Wed Jul 20, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come take a walk down the street with Pete the Cat and hear all about his adventures. Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. For ages 2-5....

Icon of the event In the Jungle Safari Storytime
Tue Aug 09, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us as we go on a safari and meet animals of the jungle! Songs and stories will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

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 May 07
Sat May 21
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jul 02
Icon of the event Open Gaming Night
Wed May 25, 2016 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Albion

Play a variety of games on different consoles - Wii, PlayStation and Xbox.

Icon of the event Hand Sewing for Seniors
Wed Jun 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come in and enjoy our one and a half hours sewing session. This program is designed for seniors month. You will learn or review some basic sewing skills, meet other seniors and have fun. You will bring a small project home....

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Launch with BINGO!
Tue Jul 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come play a round of Bingo at Pape/Danforth and learn about the TD Summer Reading Club. Register for the program and you can even do your first book report to receive your first sticker! All ages. Drop-in....

Icon of the event Klezmer Music Presentation
Mon Jun 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come listen to Klezmer Music and learn all about it. What is it? Where did it come from? What are its musical sources? How did it turn up in the New World? How did it assimilate? Why did it come to an end? What sparked...

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 May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Icon of the event Harry Potter #8 Book Launch Party
Tue Aug 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come celebrate the recent release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II (Book #8)! Join your fellow Gryffindors (or Slytherins!) and take part in Harry Potter trivia, games, and crafts! Ages 6-12....