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Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Interested in playing chess? Then join Barbara Frum's Chess Club! Have fun playing chess while you improve your critical thinking skills. Open to beginners and experienced players alike. Register by calling 416-395-5440 after...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 01
Fri Aug 08
Fri Aug 15
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:
Tue Aug 05
Mon Aug 11
Mon Aug 18
Mon Aug 25
Tue Sep 02
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 Wire Work Jewellery
Mon Aug 18, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Albion

Participants will learn how to wire wrap, make a spiral, construct jewellery using headpins and more. Participants will complete two or three items to take home. Free. Please register at the information desk or by phoning t...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Want to learn to play Chess? or want to enjoy a challenging Chess game with other Chess fans? Come and join Chess in the Library Club....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 20
Sat Sep 27
Sat Oct 04
Sat Oct 11
Sat Oct 18
Icon of the event Bicycle Clinic
Sat Aug 16, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

Got a bike? Want to buy a bike? Drop in to our bicycle clinic to ask questions and learn everything you need to know to get you started or keep you rolling......

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 Jul 31
Thu Aug 07
Thu Aug 14
Thu Aug 21
Icon of the event Chocolate Fun Factory Workshop
Fri Aug 22, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Cedarbrae

Chocolatier David Levy from Chocolate Tales leads a fun, educational, and interactive workshop that will allow participants to taste, create, and learn all about the art of chocolate making in a high-energy atmosphere, includ...

Icon of the event 3D Printing Adventures with Fashion
Sat Aug 02, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairview

Create jewelry designs, buttons, or other fashion accessories using 3D printing design software. A 3D printer will be on hand for demonstration. A co-sponsored program with the Textile Museum of Toronto. Ages 12-17. Registra...

Icon of the event Locker Magnets Workshop:
Wed Oct 01, 2014 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

Come in and create some decorative magnets to spice up your locker or fridge! Make your own personalized magnets with scrapbooking paper, and other mixed media. All supplies will be provided....