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Icon of the event Paint Play
Thu Sep 18, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Queen/Saulter

Join local artist Saadia Wasim to learn some simple techniques she applies in her paintings. Enjoy demonstrations in a variety of mediums and have some hands-on experience to create your own piece of art, as the same time. Yo...

Icon of the event Duct Tape Greeting Cards
Sat Dec 20, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairview

Bring your friends and make greeting cards for the Holidays out of Duct Tape. Ages 12 and up. Registration starts Sep.10, 2014.

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

Join Main Street's knitting & crochet club lead by Monique Richard! Knit Wits meet every Thursday. Beginners, advanced and master knitters are all welcomed. Bring your yarn, needles, crochet hooks and your portable projects. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 18
Thu Sep 25
Thu Oct 02
Thu Oct 09
Thu Oct 16
Icon of the event Zombie Workshop
Wed Oct 29, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Flemingdon Park

Want to look how to make a zombie look without spending a lot of money?...

Icon of the event Rainbow Loom
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Maria A. Shchuka

The librarian will teach you how to crochet with the Rainbow Loom elastics or you can bring your own loom and make your own creations.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 18
Thu Sep 25
Icon of the event Learn to Write Creative Non-ficton
Fri Sep 19, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

This workshop features discussion and writing exercises that explore the powers of writing your own story. With Readings from How to Talk to Crazy People and How to Write Creative Non-fiction by Donna Kakonge.

Icon of the event Knitting and Fibre Arts
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Join expert knitter and spinner Cathy Thomson on the third Thursday of the month (except August). Learn to knit or bring your own project and enjoy knitting with others. All skill levels are welcome. Please bring your own nee...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 18
Thu Oct 16
Thu Nov 20
Thu Dec 18
Icon of the event Knitting and Crocheting
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Port Union

If you enjoy knitting and crocheting and would like the chance to meet other crafters in the community, please drop in. All you need to bring are knitting needles/crochet hooks and your favorite yarn. Several community volun...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 10
Icon of the event Gaming Night!
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Challenge your friends to a game on the Wii, Xbox360 or PS3. Play some traditional board games with other teens. Join us in the Fairview program room (Room 2) from 6-7:30 pm for some gaming fun! Drop-ins welcome, no registrat...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 24
Wed Oct 08
Wed Oct 22
Wed Nov 05
Wed Nov 19
Icon of the event Art Class for Beginners
Fri Oct 03, 2014 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

A wonderful opportunity to learn from an artist with 25 years of teaching experience! Asha has travelled extensively to teach, and held exhibitions of her work in Tokyo, Singapore, India and London....