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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 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 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 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....

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 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 Sep 22
Mon Sep 29
Mon Oct 06
Tue Oct 14
Mon Oct 20