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Icon of the event Collage Poetry PA Day
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Come and join artist Annie Wong and make a mini poem book by collaging text and images from old magazines. Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Adult Colouring Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Colouring is a great way to relieve tension, improve focus, and strengthen motor skills in addition to unleashing your creative side. Materials provided. Adults of all ages welcome; our space is fully accessible. No registrat...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Icon of the event Where the Wild Things Are Monster Costume Workshop - FULL
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Taking inspiration from Maurice Sendak's WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE and ideas from other great monster books, create ferocious (or cute!) monster costume pieces - claws, horns, and more! Some materials will be provided but fee...

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Miss Mary Mack Mix Up! Skipping Rope & Playground Games
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Got the back-to-school blues? Come hang out with artist Annie Wong to come up with new skipping rope songs and playground clapping games to make your back-to-school days a fun. Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Choose Your Own Adventure Scavenger Hunt - FULL
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

What's better than a scavenger hunt? How about a scavenger hunt where you call the shots! Everyone starts at the beginning, but soon you'll be spiralling down a path of your decisions, leading to differing final destinations....

Icon of the event Wild About Animals: Group Collage Workshop - FULL
Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Using colourful fabric and materials, you'll help in creating a giant group collage featuring animals and nature scenes to display in the branch for the rest of the summer! Ages 6 & up....

Icon of the event The Art of the Steel Pan
Mon Jul 25, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us in celebrating Caribana with the famous Forest Creek Steel Orchestra. They will take you through the history of the steel pan, its importance during the Caribbean Carnival and will end it off with a live performance.

Icon of the event Miss Mary Mack Mix Up! Skipping Rope & Playground Games
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Got the back-to-school blues? Come hang out with artist Annie Wong to come up with new skipping rope songs and playground clapping games to make your back-to-school days a fun. Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Make It Sew
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Because safety pins don't solve everything! Learn essential hand sewing skills like how to hem a pair of pants or sew a button from a seamstress with decades of experience to share. You'll be amazed how just a few simple tech...

Icon of the event The Joker's Wild: Learn Card Tricks - FULL
Tue Aug 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Enter the beguiling world of illusion and slight-of-hand as you perfect your craft as a master of the cards. Learn four tricks to amaze and bewilder your family and friends. Bring your own deck or use one of ours. Ages 7 & up...