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Icon of the event Watercolour Painting for Beginners
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Learn watercolour painting techniques inspired by Canadian artist Emily Carr. Asha Rastogi will lead this hands-on class. All materials supplied. Please call 416-393-7746 to register as space is limited.

Icon of the event Oil Pastels for Beginners
Wed Oct 22, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Learn how to use oil pastels to create abstract and semi-abstract art. This hands-on class will be taught by Asha Rastogi. All materials supplied. Please call 416-393-7746 as space is limited.

Icon of the event Glowing Textiles for Teens
Mon Aug 18, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Malvern

Get glowing with a Fashion Futures workshop presented by The Textile Museum of Canada. Using conductive thread and LED lights, learn how to create a circuit and consider the ways in which blinking lights attached to clothing ...

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library:  FUn with Jumping Clay
Fri Sep 26, 2014 | 4:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Pape/Danforth

Jumping Clay is a unique, and fun way to let your imagination soar. Join staff from Jumping Clay Canada to create your own model, character, decoration, or fridge magnet—the possibilities are endless. Three one hour worksho...

Icon of the event After School Maker Program
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Put your imagination to work and join us for this craft and creative play program after school Tuesdays. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 16
Tue Sep 23
Tue Sep 30
Tue Oct 07
Tue Oct 14
Icon of the event Book Hacking for Teens
Thu Aug 14, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Malvern

A secret safe, flowerpot or art installation...the opportunities for recycling and repurposing old books are endless. Get creative and up-cycle a book into a new treasure.

Icon of the event Wire work jewelry workshop
Tue Oct 28, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Participants will learn about materials and tools used in wire work jewelry making, and complete a single strand corded necklace with a pendant and a pair of wire work earrings, in addition to a wired ring. All materials are...

Icon of the event Gaming Cube: PS3, X-Box and Wii U
Ongoing event running from Tue Jul 01, 2014 - Tue Sep 30, 2014
North York Central Library

The Gaming Cube is available at the North York Central Library. Come and play video games by reserving a time at the Teen Zone desk. Available during open library hours, through the Teen Zone department. Call 416-395-5674 fo...

Icon of the event Chess in the library
Ongoing event running from Sat Oct 04, 2014 - Sat Dec 27, 2014
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...

Icon of the event Learn to Paint
Thu Aug 28, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Albion

Local artist, Asha Rastogi, will teach adults to paint in this one-day course for beginners. All supplies are included. Free. Please register at the information desk or by calling 416-394-5170.