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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 Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Long Branch

Birding is fun, easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fi...

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 Gardening with LEGS
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Bringing the Outdoors In. Join local gardeners to share tips, plants, seeds and more. Co-sponsored with the Lakeshore Environmental Gardening Society. info@legsetobicoke.ca 416-37-5449.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 06
Thu May 04
Thu Jun 01
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 ...

Icon of the event March Break Gamemakers
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

This workshop will introduce participants to video game creation, no programming experience required! Representing the Hand Eye Society, a local non-profit videogame arts organization, Ken Cho has coordinated many game-making...

Icon of the event Pape/Danforth Knitting Circle
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us for an hour of knitting. Bring your own needles and yarn. All levels are welcome. Limited instruction may be available for beginners from our friendly residents. Drop in. No registrations required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 08
Wed Apr 12
Wed May 10
Wed Jun 14
Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Do you love to knit? Do you want to learn? Join our group of knitters that meet in study room #1 on the second floor to chat, work on a project, share your skill and learn something new. All levels welcome. Supplies provided ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 27
Mon Mar 06
Mon Mar 13
Mon Mar 20
Mon Mar 27