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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 Spooky Tales!
Fri Oct 31, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
York Woods

Wear your Halloween costumes, listen to spooky tales, do the monster mash, and create a creepy craft to take home! All ages, drop in.

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 Sep 02
Mon Sep 08
Mon Sep 15
Mon Sep 22
Mon Sep 29
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 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 04
Thu Sep 11
Thu Sep 18
Thu Sep 25
Thu Oct 02
Icon of the event Ahoy Matey!
Sat Sep 20, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
York Woods

Celebrate International Speak Like a Pirate Day with a special Family Time - learn popular sayings, listen to pirate tales and make something fit for a pirate to take home. All ages, drop in.

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 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 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...