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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 Wire Work Jewellery Making
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

Learn how to do wire work jewellery and how to construct it using headpins, open and close jump rings, and hook and eye closures. Complete a single strand corded necklace with a pendant, a pair of wire work earrings and a wir...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 08
Mon Sep 15
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 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 Crocheting/Knitting
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cliffcrest

A great place to share your interest whether you're a beginner or a pro, bring your handiwork and spend some time with fellow knitters and crocheters.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 02
Tue Sep 09
Tue Sep 16
Tue Sep 23
Tue Sep 30
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 Aug 25
Tue Sep 02
Mon Sep 08
Mon Sep 15
Mon Sep 22
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...

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 Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 04, 2014 - Sat Dec 20, 2014
Eatonville

Join us for our chess club every Saturday. Everyone is welcome from the beginner to the pro. No experience or registration required.