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Icon of the event Youth Hub Girls' Night
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Today the ladies take over the Youth Hub! Get your nails done, watch girly movies, and the video game consoles will be dedicated to the games you want to play. Just Dance 2016, anyone?...

Icon of the event Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!
Fri Jul 29, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us and celebrate our favourite wizard's birthday, and the release of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". Make your own golden snitch, try your hand at tessomancy (the art of reading tea leaves), and perfect your calligr...

Icon of the event Becoming a Deejay: Skills, Attitudes, and Techniques
Mon Sep 26, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Start an exciting new hobby or launch a career- this is sure to be a workshop that will inspire you. Join Deejay Twizta, a Toronto-based artist as he unfolds his musical journey. He will provide advice on choosing the right e...

Icon of the event Impressionist Tropical Painting for Beginners
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn how to recreate a tropical impressionist painting of your very own using easy techniques from the famous Impressionist era. Registration is required. Space is limited. All are welcome!

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

Enjoy a game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 13
Sat Aug 20
Sat Aug 27
Icon of the event Chess and Gaming Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Have fun playing chess and other games while you improve your critical thinking skills. Ages 7-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registartion starts June 1, 2016.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail
Thu Sep 22, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Albion

The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada, with 890 km of trail between Niagara and Tobermory. Built and maintained by volunteers, it spans the spectacular Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Bios...

Icon of the event Haunted Library Lock-Up
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and library trivia before you end up trapped inside Fairview Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?...

Icon of the event Altered Books
Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come and join the fun creating an altered book. Make a pop-up book, a secret treasure chest, or a 3D image from an unwanted book. Ages 10-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Minute to Win It Challenge
Tue Aug 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Dare to do it in a minute? Challenge yourself and try! Ages 6 -12. Drop-in. Groups of 10 and more need to register.