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Icon of the event Klezmer Music Presentation
Mon Jun 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come listen to Klezmer Music and learn all about it. What is it? Where did it come from? What are its musical sources? How did it turn up in the New World? How did it assimilate? Why did it come to an end? What sparked...

Icon of the event Go Craft Yourself! with Ryan Kerr
Mon Jul 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Artist, activist and visual thinker Ryan Kerr is excited to lead a workshop on storytelling using only glue, scissors and construction paper. Based on his self-published memoir...

Icon of the event Friday Crafternoon with Anime
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

April 1: Secret Book Box: Make a secret compartment in an old book!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 29
Fri May 13
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 10
Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club SENIOR
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Go WILD for this year's TD Summer Reading Club! Join us for an afternoon of fun activities, crafts and games. For ages 9-12. Drop-in program. Daycares and large groups please call 416-396-8964.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Icon of the event Make your own Jewellery
Mon Jun 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewellery making. All supplies will be provided. High quality glass beads and silver plated components will be used. Come and learn to make your own jewellery and unl...

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Framed Book Art
Mon Jul 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Create a unique piece of art for your wall using pages from old books! Include your favourite literary characters, or anything you can imagine!...

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.

Icon of the event Monarch Butterflies
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Participants will learn the life cycle of the Monarch butterfly and how to collect, feed and care for Monarchs from egg to butterfly. Each family will take home a free kit including all materials and instructions needed for h...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
Wed Aug 10
Wed Aug 17
Icon of the event Fun with Colours
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

An excellent introductory program to introduce children to variety of colours. Children will learn the primary and secondary colours. Co-sponsored with the Malvern Family Resource Centre. Drop-in program. For ages 2-6.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 04
Mon Jul 11
Mon Jul 18
Mon Jul 25
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Duct Tape Wallet
Mon Jul 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Use duct tape to build a nearly-indestructible wallet. Great for yourself, or a gift for a friend or family member....