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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

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 Go Wild for Crafts
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Summer crafting fun.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Thu Aug 18
Icon of the event Impressionist Tropical Painting for Beginners
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn how to recreate a tropical impressionist painting of your very own using easy techniques from the famous Impressionist era. Registration is required. Space is limited. All are welcome!

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

Enjoy a game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 13
Sat Aug 20
Sat Aug 27
Icon of the event Chess and Gaming Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Have fun playing chess and other games while you improve your critical thinking skills. Ages 7-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registartion starts June 1, 2016.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
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 Bios...

Icon of the event Haunted Library Lock-Up
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and library trivia before you end up trapped inside Fairview Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?...

Icon of the event Altered Books
Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come and join the fun creating an altered book. Make a pop-up book, a secret treasure chest, or a 3D image from an unwanted book. Ages 10-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Minute to Win It Challenge
Tue Aug 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Dare to do it in a minute? Challenge yourself and try! Ages 6 -12. Drop-in. Groups of 10 and more need to register.

Icon of the event HOWL-o-WEEN Party!
Thu Oct 27, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us for tricks and treats! Don't forget to wear your costume.