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Icon of the event After School Club for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Looking for something to do after school? Join the after school club! We meet every Tuesday to make stuff, play games, do crafts, talk about books, and more! For kids ages 8-12. Please call 416-395-5440 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event WILD about Origami!
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and learn how to make origami crafts taught by the experts from the Origami Society of Toronto....

Icon of the event Ahoy Mateys! Pirate Storytime
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

ARRGGHH! Ahoy matey! Join us on a swash-bucklin' adventure as we walk the plank together and listen to pirate stories! Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Trivia
Thu Jun 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for an hour of fun with Trivia. For children ages 4-6 years old. Registration begins May 30th. Register in person or by phone 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

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 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 Ultimate Lego Challenge
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Build objects out of Lego© as quickly as you can. When the bell sounds, the time is up! Drop the Lego and show us what you got. 4 building challenges and only 10 minutes to put it all together....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event Anyone Can Make a Quilt
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Want to create a quilt of your own? Need help getting started? Join quilting artist Joanne Lynes who will show us the basics of hand quilting by demonstrating how to build a quilt sandwich from three layers of fabric. She ...

Icon of the event In the Jungle Safari Storytime
Tue Aug 09, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us as we go on a safari and meet animals of the jungle! Songs and stories will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

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!...