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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 01
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 22
Sat Jul 29
Icon of the event Chocolate Festival
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Have you ever wanted to learn more about chocolate? Join Chocolate Tales for a creative, hands-on chocolate making workshop. You will learn the history of chocolate, tempering & shavings on marble slabs, molding, and experime...

Icon of the event Paint Party!
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Relax, listen to music, and create an amazing piece of art you can proudly hang on your wall. Absolutely no experience necessary! Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provided...

Icon of the event Canada 150 Gaming
Mon Jul 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Join us for an afternoon of gaming!...

Icon of the event Canada 150 Puppet Craft
Wed Aug 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Do you want to make your own puppets?...

Icon of the event Magic Camp
1:00 pm - 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:
Mon Aug 14
Tue Aug 15
Wed Aug 16
Thu Aug 17
Fri Aug 18
Icon of the event Canada 150 Taboo
Mon Aug 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Are you good at guessing games?...

Icon of the event Knit & Crochet Afternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Socialize with other knitters and crocheters! Some supplies provided, please bring your own if ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 22
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 19
Sat Sep 02
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albion

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....