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Icon of the event Pape/Danforth Knitting Circle
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us and bring your own needles and yarn. All are welcome. Limited instruction may be available for beginners from our group members. Drop in. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 13
Wed Oct 11
Wed Nov 08
Wed Dec 13
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 Aug 26
Sat Sep 02
Sat Sep 09
Sat Sep 16
Sat Sep 23
Icon of the event The Moccasin Project
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Be a part of this meaningful workshop....

Icon of the event HOWL-o-WEEN Party!
Thu Oct 26, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us for tricks & treats! Don't forget to wear your costume.

Icon of the event Knit Wits
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join Main Street's knitting and crochet club. Share your projects with other knitters/crocheters, teach a technique, learn a technique, and enjoy great conversation. All level of knitters welcome. Bring your own yarn, needles...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 24
Thu Aug 31
Thu Sep 07
Thu Sep 14
Thu Sep 21
Icon of the event Water Colour Mixed Media Landscape
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn to create paintings inspired by Toronto's landscape. Understand the different elements of a landscape and compositional techniques. All supplies provided.For Ages 13 to 19 years. To register, call 416-396-8850, or regis...

Icon of the event Hand Drawn Animation 101
Thu Sep 07, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Animation and moving pictures have changed storytelling. This Teens/Young Adult workshop will explore the basics of hand-drawn animation with a focus on storytelling. For ages 13 to 19 years. Register in person at the branch ...

Icon of the event Discovery Fridays
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Discover and learn something new at each PA Day Friday. Materials will be provided. Ages 6+.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Nov 17
Fri Dec 01
Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 26
Sat Sep 02
Sat Sep 09
Sat Sep 16
Sat Sep 23
Icon of the event DIY All-natural Fall Beauty Care
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Get ready for the cold and dryness of the fall season by indulging yourself with some all-natural DIY beauty products. Participants will work together in creating their own take-home products. All supplies will be provided. R...