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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 22
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Icon of the event Cutting Corners: Collage Culture
Thu Sep 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join well-known artist, Greg McCarthy to learn the fundamentals of collage and transition into Punk Album covers. Participants will create their own collages. All materials will be provided free of charge. For Ages 13 to 19 y...

Icon of the event Colouring Club at Cedarbrae
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join in and colour your way through the hour at the Cedarbrae Colouring Club. Relax your brain, reduce stress, and enhance your vision. Materials are provided....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Sat Aug 26
Sat Sep 02
Icon of the event Hand Drawn Animation 101
Thu Sep 07, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Animation and moving pictures have changed storytelling. This Teens/Young Adult workshop will explore the basics of hand-drawn animation with a focus on storytelling. For ages 13 to 19 years. Register in person at the branch ...

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

Do you love to knit? Do you want to learn? Join our group of knitters that meet in study room #1 on the second floor to chat, work on a project, share your skill and learn something new. All levels welcome. Supplies provided ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 22
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Icon of the event WaterColour Mixed Media Landscape
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn to create paintings inspired by Toronto's landscape. Understand the different elements of a landscape and compositional techniques. For Ages 13 to 19 years. To register, call 416-396-8850, or register in person at the R...

Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail and The Niagara Escarpment
Thu Sep 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

One just turned 50, the other is over 400 million years old - but they're a perfect match: how the Bruce Trail coupled up with the Niagara Escarpment and made for the best relationship ever!...

Icon of the event Knitting and Crochet Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

For those who want to join a group, chat and - of course - knit or crochet! Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Tue Aug 08
Tue Aug 15
Tue Aug 22
Icon of the event Knitting Club
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Join a group of crafty people and work on your current knitting project


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03