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Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Want to learn to play Chess? or want to enjoy a challenging Chess game with other Chess fans? Come and join Chess in the Library Club....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 20
Sat Sep 27
Sat Oct 04
Sat Oct 11
Sat Oct 18
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 The Knitty Gritties - Flemingdon Park Crafters' Group
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Flemingdon Park

Please join us on Thursday Evening from 6-8pm to meet other crafters....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 02
Thu Oct 09
Thu Oct 16
Thu Oct 23
Thu Oct 30
Icon of the event Oil Pastels for Beginners
Wed Oct 22, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Learn how to use oil pastels to create abstract and semi-abstract art. This hands-on class will be taught by Asha Rastogi. All materials supplied. Please call 416-393-7746 as space is limited.

Icon of the event Gaming Night!
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Challenge your friends to a game on the Wii, Xbox360 or PS3. Play some traditional board games with other teens. Join us in the Fairview program room (Room 2) from 6-7:30 pm for some gaming fun! Drop-ins welcome, no registrat...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 10
Wed Sep 24
Wed Oct 08
Wed Oct 22
Wed Nov 05
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 Seed Saving 101
Thu Sep 04, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Come learn about the Toronto Seed Library and get started with borrowing seeds for your very own garden!...

Icon of the event Art Class for Beginners
Fri Oct 03, 2014 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

A wonderful opportunity to learn from an artist with 25 years of teaching experience! Asha has travelled extensively to teach, and held exhibitions of her work in Tokyo, Singapore, India and London....

Icon of the event PA Day Fun:  Make a Holiday Decoration
Fri Dec 05, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Pape/Danforth

Join us to craft a holiday decoration...

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...