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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 01
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 22
Sat Jul 29
Icon of the event Chocolate Festival
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Have you ever wanted to learn more about chocolate? Join Chocolate Tales for a creative, hands-on chocolate making workshop. You will learn the history of chocolate, tempering & shavings on marble slabs, molding, and experime...

Icon of the event Street Knit
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Put your needles together and help keep someone without a home warm this year. Patterns, wool and some needles are available, but all material contributions and donations are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 27
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 29
Icon of the event Paint Party!
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Relax, listen to music, and create an amazing piece of art you can proudly hang on your wall. Absolutely no experience necessary! Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Brain Games for Adults
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Nurture your brain health and strengthen your critical thinking skills in a fun way by exploring a variety of brain games. Register in person at the branch or call 416-396-8850 to register. Helpful for adults & seniors.

Icon of the event Crafty Creations: DIY Instagram Coasters
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Make coasters from your favourite Instagram pictures. Create unique origami, the art of paper folding. Use imagination and creativity to make crafts with duct tape. All supplies will be provided. To register, call 416-396-88...

Icon of the event Fun With Shapes
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children 2-6 years old will be introduced to a variety of shapes in a fun learning environment. This is a drop-in program. First-come, fist-served. Space is limited. This program is co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource C...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 29
Icon of the event Canadian BINGO
Thu Aug 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Get ready to see all your favourite Canadian book, TV and movie characters in this year's special Canada 150 themed BINGO! Great prizes and tons of fun! Ages 5 & up....

Icon of the event Canada 150 Gaming
Mon Jul 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Join us for an afternoon of gaming!...

Icon of the event Board Game Night
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Board games are great for keeping your brain fit and healthy! Join us for an evening of strategy, competition, and fun! Play one of our board games, or bring a board game you wish to share with other board game fans. Clue, Je...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Aug 03
Thu Sep 07
Thu Oct 05