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Icon of the event Making Great Sausage with The Healthy Butcher
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Dave Meli, head butcher at Toronto's own Healthy Butcher, shows us how to make our own great-tasting sausages at home and discusses the importance of organic, sustainable farming - not just for our environment, but for our be...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us on Fridays after school for special activities for children ages 8 to 12. Drop-in program....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Fri Oct 21
Icon of the event Kids Knitting Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Calling all children, ages 7 and up, who always wanted to learn to knit. This is your chance to learn this fun way of making beautiful things. Come with your own wool and knitting needles. Registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
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 Jun 30
Thu Jul 07
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 Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring and object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Icon of the event Summer Program: All about Pets!
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Malvern

Are you thinking about adding a pet to your family?...

Icon of the event Mixed Media Workshop
Tue Aug 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

We will make individual collages using some mixed media techniques. Learn to work in ink, paint and paper. Experiment with fabric and textures. Registration required. Adults and teens. Free.

Icon of the event Call of Gamers: Teen Video Game Nights
6:15 pm - 7:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join Malvern's Youth Advisory Group for a night of fun and video games including games for Wii, PS3 and XBox 360. No registration required, just drop in and get your game on!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04