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Icon of the event Cancelled - Gardening is for the Birds
Tue May 12, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Taylor Memorial

Learn how to create well designed gardens with year-round beauty and songbird interest. Strategically choose and arrange plants, feeders, nesting boxes, and water sources to provide the essential elements of life for songbird...

Icon of the event Sustainable/Eco Design for your Home
Tue May 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Top 5 tips from Nikka Design to help you live better and feel better. This mini-workshop will show you how even small changes can have a big impact in creating a healthier home. To register, please visit in person or call 416...

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

Experienced chess player or beginner? Come and have fun learning the game or playing with like-minded players. Every Saturday from 2:00 -4:00 P.M. Registration suggested. To register, call 416-395-5674. We also accept drop-in...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 04
Sat Apr 11
Sat Apr 18
Sat Apr 25
Sat May 02
Icon of the event After School Drop-in
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Main Street

Join us for games, puzzles, crafts and Lego!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 01
Wed Apr 08
Wed Apr 15
Wed Apr 22
Wed Apr 29
Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month Craft
Sat May 16, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old, will make a craft to celebrate Asian Heritage Month. Registration begins Apr 16th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

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 Seeds and Gardening
Sat May 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn what a seed library is and the importance of preserving and exchanging seeds from Toronto Seed Library staff. Please bring seeds to participate in a seed exchange. Children will have the opportunity to plant their own s...

Icon of the event Knit Wits
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Main Street

Join Main Street's knitting & crochet club lead by Monique Richard! Knit Wits meet every Thursday. Beginners, advanced and master knitters are all welcomed. Bring your yarn, needles, crochet hooks and your portable projects. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 02
Thu Apr 09
Thu Apr 16
Thu Apr 23
Thu Apr 30
Icon of the event Father's Day Craft
Sat Jun 20, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old, will make a craft to celebrate Father's Day. Registration begins May 20th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Lego
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Hey Kids! Join us after school for fun with Lego! This is a drop-in program for children 6-12 years old. Maximum 20 children.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 04
Thu Jun 18