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Icon of the event Henna Art
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Meet a professional Henna artist in action and get a special design!

Icon of the event Repair Café
Sat May 06, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Reduce, reuse, repair! In this workshop learn how to repair sewing and jewellery items. Bring any broken pieces with you, and get the one-on-one support you need to get it fixed....

Icon of the event Chess in the Library for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us on Wednesday's for Chess in the Library. You can learn the basics of chess, the rules, some strategies or just have fun playing with your friends and challenging others....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event After School Makers Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

What can you create with LEGO and K'Nex? The possibilities are endless! Join us in the Glass Room to explore the endless possibilities....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Icon of the event March Break Board Games
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Challenge your friends to a board game! Learn a new game or play an old favourite....

Icon of the event March Break Robotics
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

This workshop will introduce participants to building robots using LEGO and programming them using NXT software. Various tasks will be assigned for the robots to complete and small competitions between teams will be held. No ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 13
Tue Mar 14
Wed Mar 15
Icon of the event Charm School Etiquette Workshop
Wed May 03, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Meet Kerry Ann Thomas, former Miss Teen Nubian, Miss Toronto Tourism Public Relations, and Miss Soft and Beautiful Canada, who will be presenting on charm and etiquette. Join us and learn how to be a lady and a gentleman, pro...

Icon of the event Knit Wits
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join Main Street's knitting and crochet club. Share your projects with other knitters/crocheters, teach a technique, learn a technique, and enjoy great conversation. All level of knitters welcome. Bring your own yarn, needles...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 23
Thu Mar 02
Thu Mar 09
Thu Mar 16
Thu Mar 23
Icon of the event Craft for Kids: Zentangle
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Bring your creativity and make something cool at the library! Learn about the Zentangle Method - a fun and relaxing way to create beautifully drawn images....

Icon of the event Paint with Me
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Create your own unique work of art with Artist Erin Reece in a guided 'paintshop' using acrylic and canvas mediums. Each participant will be taught step by step to help recreate their own creation. Be inspired while enjoying ...