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Icon of the event Chess Club
11:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents.All ages and levels are welcome.Drop-in.No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 26
Icon of the event Digitizing Family Memories
10:00 am - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Bring your photographs, family heirlooms, writings and other materials to be documented and digitized as part of your personal collection. All Ages welcome. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Thu Sep 07
Tue Sep 12
Thu Sep 14
Tue Sep 19
Icon of the event Water Colour Mixed Media Landscape
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn to create paintings inspired by Toronto's landscape. Understand the different elements of a landscape and compositional techniques. All supplies provided.For Ages 13 to 19 years. To register, call 416-396-8850, or regis...

Icon of the event Magic Camp
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 8-10) Sign up for Magic Camp and learn amazing tricks and illusions from a professional magician over the course of one week. Discover the secrets of coin and rope magic, make your own props and put on your own show! Re...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 18
Icon of the event Smartphone Photography
Ongoing event running from Thu Oct 19, 2017 - Sat Dec 02, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn basic to advanced photographic techniques using their smartphones. They are welcome to add their images into the Baldwin Collection Archives. Ages 13 to 19 years. To register, call 416-396-8850 or regi...

Icon of the event Making Salt Clay from Scratch
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Messy participants are invited to make clay from scratch and create their own 'stone tablets.' Ages 7 to 12 years. Register in person at the Children's desk or call 416-396-8850 to register. Limited space.

Icon of the event Curious Cartographers
Mon Sep 11, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will design a map outlining routes to favourite books and nooks at the branch. Ages 6 to 12. Supplies will be provided. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register in person at the children's desk. Limited space!...

Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Play SuperSmash Bros, Mario Kart and more using our WiiU! For children ages 6-12 in Room 1. Tuesday Oct 3 - Tues Oct 24 (no Gamerz on Oct 30). Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Icon of the event Capture the Figure
Ongoing event running from Sat Oct 07, 2017 - Sat Nov 11, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn basic photographic techniques including lighting and composition. They will then practice the techniques by producing a series of portraits. Participants are recommended to bring their own digital came...

Icon of the event Singing Circle
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Ukulele playing and singing children's songs with children,families and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 23
Wed Aug 30