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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 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 Repair Cafe
Sat Oct 18, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Have a household item that's broken? Don't toss it! Bring it to the Repair Cafe where you can get help fixing it... and enjoy a cup of coffee. You can get help fixing household items from computers to clothes to toasters. It'...

Icon of the event Wire work jewelry workshop
Tue Oct 28, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Participants will learn about materials and tools used in wire work jewelry making, and complete a single strand corded necklace with a pendant and a pair of wire work earrings, in addition to a wired ring. All materials are...

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:
Mon Aug 25
Tue Sep 02
Mon Sep 08
Mon Sep 15
Mon Sep 22
Icon of the event The Bayview Art Tour
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mount Pleasant

An exhibit of paitings, crafts, and jewlery from the Bayview Art Tour will be on display at the Mount Pleasant Branch as part of the Mount Pleasant Village Harvest Fair festivities....

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library:  Fun with Jumping Clay
Fri Sep 26, 2014 | 4:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Pape/Danforth

Jumping Clay is a unique, and fun way to let your imagination soar. Join staff from Jumping Clay Canada to create your own model, character, decoration, or fridge magnet?the possibilities are endless. Three one hour worksho...

Icon of the event Knit Wits for Kids
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Main Street

Children (aged 6 and up) and teens are invited to join the Knit Wits over the summer to learn or improve their knitting skills. Knit Wits meet every Thursday. Beginners, advanced and master knitters are all welcomed. Bring y...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 21
Icon of the event Origami Crane Earrings Workshop
Wed Nov 12, 2014 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

Come in and create some lovely Origami Crane Earrings. Keep one for yourself and make another as a gift!...

Icon of the event PA Day Fun:  Make a Holiday Decoration
Fri Dec 05, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Pape/Danforth

Join us to craft a holiday decoration...