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

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 01
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 22
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Aug 12, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event Creative Foundations: A Youth Art Series
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Lynda Watson of Dreamation?s Creative Foundations Youth Art Program is returning to engage youth in another fun and creative art program. This year?s series is entitled: ?EXPLORE?. From exploring painting techniques to painti...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event Teen Graffiti Art
Wed Jul 26, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Learn the basics of graffiti style with this hands-on workshop led by a professional graffiti artist from Unity Charity....

Icon of the event Creating Fabulous Printed Fabrics
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn to create printing blocks from everyday items that you can use to print your own custom fabric pieces. This hands-on workshop is led by artists from the Textile Museum. Ages 13-19.

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Aug 12, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Location: Fairview

Celebrate our nation's 150th birthday by going camping in our beautiful national parks! Learn how to plan your trip, plus related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the great outdoors. Presented by Parks Canada as p...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event Jewellery Making Workshop
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Unleash your creative side and learn to make unique jewellery in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provided. P...

Icon of the event Knitting Group
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

If you enjoy knitting and would like the chance to meet other knitters please come to this free drop-in program. All you need to bring are knitting needles and your favorite yarn. A volunteer will be here to provide instructi...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 22
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 12
Icon of the event So You Wanna Be An Artist: Doodling 101
Sat Jun 24, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Want to draw but don?t know how? Don't worry! We'll help you get started. There is no right or wrong way to draw - swing in for an informal session with warm-up exercises, tips, and tricks and explore your own artistic potent...