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Icon of the event Duct Tape Creations
Wed Mar 18, 2015 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Cedarbrae

Get crafty and creative with household duct tape in a variety of colours and patterns! Make library card holders, small clutches/wallets, and other fun items to take home. Get ideas and share your tips with others!...

Icon of the event How to make a great photograph, using old and new technology
Thu May 07, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

What makes a great photograph? We will explore some of the iconic photographs from the birth of photography 175 years ago to today and learn how the basic guidelines for a great photo have not changed significantly - but what...

Icon of the event Repair Cafe Information Night
Fri May 15, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Repair Café Toronto is a volunteer group made up of people who love to fix things and want to help create a more sustainable world....

Icon of the event Paper-Crafternoon
Sat May 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairview

Come celebrate Asian Heritage Month by trying your hand at the Japanese art of origami and other awesome papercraft. Choose from a range of paper-folding patterns including some of your favourite pop culture and gaming icons....

Icon of the event Knitting and Crocheting
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Port Union

If you enjoy knitting and crocheting and would like the chance to meet other crafters in the community, please drop in. All you need to bring are knitting needles/crochet hooks and your favorite yarn. Several community volun...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 07
Sat Mar 14
Sat Mar 28
Sat Apr 11
Sat Apr 18
Icon of the event Balcony & Terrace Gardening (with Toronto Master Gardeners)
Fri May 08, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Fun and practical ideas to expand your garden space, presented by trained horticulturalists from Toronto Master Gardeners. Learn step by step planning for starting a small garden and creative ways to use containers for growi...

Icon of the event Vermicomposting: Gardening Series
Fri Apr 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

Vermicomposting, or worm composting, is a great way to convert household garbage into nutrient fertilizer. Learn the basics of vermicomposting in this session. This workshop is presented by Dallington Pollinators Garden. To r...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bridlewood

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 06
Fri Mar 13
Fri Mar 20
Fri Mar 27
Fri Apr 03
Icon of the event Puppetry Fun
Thu Mar 26, 2015 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Celebrate World Theatre Day with puppets!

Icon of the event Container Gardening: Gardening Series
Fri Mar 27, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

This workshop offers the basics of organic and container gardening. It is aimed at apartment and condo dwellers who want to experiment with growing food in limited spaces, like their balconies or windows. This workshop is pre...