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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 Chess in the Library
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 20
Sat Sep 27
Sat Oct 04
Sat Oct 11
Sat Oct 18
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.

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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 Winter Craft
Tue Dec 16, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Humberwood

Paper snowflakes and stars.

Icon of the event Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 04, 2014 - Sat Dec 20, 2014
Eatonville

Join us for our chess club every Saturday. Everyone is welcome from the beginner to the pro. No experience or registration required.

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 Chess in the Library
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 06, 2014 - Sat Jun 27, 2015
Humberwood

Come and have fun playing chess. All ages, all levels welcome. Saturdays 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.