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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 Harry Potter #8 Book Launch Party
Tue Aug 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come celebrate the recent release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II (Book #8)! Join your fellow Gryffindors (or Slytherins!) and take part in Harry Potter trivia, games, and crafts! Ages 6-12....

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

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Summer Chess Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Interested in learning how to play Chess? Then join us on Friday afternoons in July and August for our Summer Chess Club. Participants will be using our 3D printed chess sets and our custom outdoor chess tables. The focus wil...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event Minute to Win It Challenge
Tue Jul 26, 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 Where in the world is this?
Ongoing event running from Wed Jun 01, 2016 - Thu Jun 30, 2016
Location: Cedarbrae

Answer all 5 questions of our Travel Contest to enter the draw and win some exciting prizes!...

Icon of the event Handraising Monarch Butterflies
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn all about the Monarch Butterfly and how to raise one at home!...

Icon of the event Snap Circuit Workshop
Fri Jul 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

In this workshop participants will learn the science behind circuitry and how to connect circuits to build different projects....

Icon of the event STEM Challenges
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Kids will face challenges while using science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills. Ages 6-12. Drop-in. Groups of 10 and more need to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Icon of the event Wrap Bracelets
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Have fun making wrap bracelets for yourself and friends! Ages 10-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.