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Icon of the event Chess Club
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Beginner to expert - all are welcome. Come "check" it out. No registration required. For ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 11
Wed May 18
Wed May 25
Icon of the event Mother's Day Craft
Sat May 07, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Create a special craft to give to your mother or special one on Mother's Day!...

Icon of the event Father's Day Craft
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Create a special craft to give to your father or special one on Father's Day!...

Icon of the event Gremlin Invasion!
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

You walk into your home in the middle of the night and hear soft steps and slight hissing all around. Scared, you quickly turn on the lights to find that...GREMLINS have taken over your house!...

Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn how to shape your mementos and stories into a digital exhibit and explore the library's collections while helping researchers from the University of Toronto to design Show and Tell programming....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Super Saturday
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us every Saturday for something fun and engaging. Call 416-394-1000 for specific information each Saturday or be spontaneous and join us for a surprise!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Craft Club
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Get in touch with your creative side! Make something to take home using paper, scissors, colours and your imagination! All ages welcome. Parents must be present for children 6 years and younger. Drop-in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 23
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
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 Jul 08
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Japanese Swordsmanship
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Enjoy a demonstration of the techniques, practices, rituals and etiquette of an ancient form of Japanese swordsmanship known as Katori Shinto Ryu. No registration required.

Icon of the event Kite Making
Fri May 06, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn about the history of kite making around the world. Make and fly a kite of your own! For ages 7 and up. No registration required.