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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 25
Sat May 02
Sat May 09
Sat May 16
Sat May 23
Icon of the event 100 in 1 Day: Gardening
Sat Jun 06, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairview

What if hundreds of people put into place the projects and changes they want to see in their city all on one day? That is the goal of 100 in 1 Day, a festival of civic engagement where people create small-scale improvements i...

Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Do you like video games? Want to show off your console skills, play an old favourite or learn a new game? Join us for afternoons filled with fun and new friends!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 22
Wed Apr 29
Wed May 06
Wed May 13
Wed May 20
Icon of the event The Variety of Life: Biodiversity and Pollinator Plants
Thu Apr 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

Celebrate Earth Day by gaining an understanding of the importance of biodiversity, pollinators and pollinator plants. Each participant will receive a Maintaining Your Pollinator Habitat - A Guide for Newcomers to Canada bookl...

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 Jewellery Making for Beginners
Mon May 11, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands on workshop. No experience required. All supplies will be provided by the artist. Participants can make and take home 3 projects. For teens age 10...

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 Creating Habitat
Wed Jul 15, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

Through exploration in the garden, participants will learn about the various ways that wildlife can be encouraged to live among us. Each participant will receive a Creating Habitat booklet. Please register at 647-707-1160 or ...

Icon of the event Basic Jewellery Making for Seniors
Mon Jun 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairview

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands on workshop. No experience required. All supplies will be provided by the artist. Please register at the information desks or call 416-395-5750.

Icon of the event Summer Play Day
Wed Jul 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Join us for a variety of group games and a craft...