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Icon of the event Teens After School Chess Club
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcomed....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10
Icon of the event Capture the Figure
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn basic photographic techniques including lighting and composition. They will then practice the techniques by producing a series of portraits. Participants are recommended to bring their own digital came...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 21
Sat Nov 11
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 Nov 02
Thu Dec 07
Icon of the event Smartphone Photography
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn basic to advanced photographic techniques using their smartphones. They are welcome to add their images into the Baldwin Collection Archives. Ages 13 to 19 years. To register, call 416-396-8850 or regi...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 26
Thu Nov 02
Sat Dec 02
Icon of the event Seed Archiving Workshop
Mon Oct 30, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will study the plants in the neighbourhood and also learn how to gather seeds to grow them again. Ages 6 to 12 years. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register in person at the branch.

Icon of the event 'Howl-A-Ween' Arcade Gaming
Fri Oct 27, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join our monthly Arcade Gaming with a Halloween twist. Dress up to enter out costume contest and show off your console skills on the Wii, PS3, PS4 and Xbox. For ages 12 to 19 years. Drop in. No registration required. Call 416...

Icon of the event Knitters Drop In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

A great place to share your interest in yarn and knitting!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 13
Mon Nov 20
Icon of the event After School Chess for Kids
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us on Wednesday's for after-school Chess. You can learn the basics of the game, the rules, some strategies, and even learn how to play using a Chess time-clock. Have fun learning and playing with your friends or challeng...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 01
Wed Nov 08
Wed Nov 15
Wed Nov 22
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Mon Nov 06, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Inspired by the title of Dr. Seuss's book, in this workshop participants will create personal scrapbooks of places that they've been to and wish to go. Participants are also encouraged to imagine their future adventures! For ...

Icon of the event DIY Holiday Decors & Gift Bags
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Create your own gift bags and holiday decorations in this holiday season. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited. Participants will work together in creating their own take-home products. Registration is required - f...