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Icon of the event Seeds and Gardening
Sat May 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn what a seed library is and the importance of preserving and exchanging seeds from Toronto Seed Library staff. Please bring seeds to participate in a seed exchange. Children will have the opportunity to plant their own s...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Experienced chess player or beginner? Come and have fun learning the game or playing with like-minded players. Every Saturday from 2:00 -4:00 P.M. Registration suggested. To register, call 416-395-5674. We also accept drop-in...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 04
Sat Apr 11
Sat Apr 18
Sat Apr 25
Sat May 02
Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cedarbrae

A great place to share your interest in yarn. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, drop in and spend some time with fellow crafters. It's also a great way to practice your English conversation skills. Please bring your own yar...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 07
Mon Apr 13
Mon Apr 20
Mon Apr 27
Mon May 04
Icon of the event Balcony and Terrace Gardening
Sat Apr 11, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dawes Road

Practical ideas for gardening above ground, presented by Toronto Master Gardeners. Please register in person or by phone 416-396-3820.

Icon of the event C.L.I.O. Drama
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Mount Pleasant

Creative Learning that's Interactive and Original....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 09
Thu Jul 16
Thu Jul 23
Icon of the event Earth Day Celebration
Sat Apr 18, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Become an eco-leader through games and activities that demonstrate what you can do to help the environment! Learn about urban gardening and composting!...

Icon of the event Hot Tips for Vegetables
Fri May 01, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dawes Road

Must have advice on how to grow leafy greens, peppers, beans, tomatoes, and other vegetables. Presented by Toronto Master Gardeners. Please register in person or by phone 416-396-3820.

Icon of the event Crafts for Kids
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Apr 06
Mon Apr 13
Mon Apr 20
Mon Apr 27
Mon May 04
Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month Craft
Sat May 16, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old, will make a craft to celebrate Asian Heritage Month. Registration begins Apr 16th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event How to make a great photograph, using old and new technology
Thu May 07, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

What makes a great photograph? We will explore some of the iconic photographs from the birth of photography 175 years ago to today and learn how the basic guidelines for a great photo have not changed significantly - but what...