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Icon of the event Discovering Ontario's Orchids and Wildflowers-TD Friends of the Environment
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Join photographer and artist John Alexander and Peter Kaellgren, Curator Emeritus from the Royal Ontario Museum, on a photographic journey as they introduce you to The Weird, Wild and Wonderful ? Carnivores, Parasites and oth...

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Book Vault
Mon Aug 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Turn an old book into a place to hide your valuables....

Icon of the event Tuesday Knit Night!
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Some supplies provided, please bring your own if you have them....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 28
Icon of the event WILD about Origami!
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and learn how to make origami crafts taught by the experts from the Origami Society of Toronto....

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Bookish Hedgehog
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Make a cute, not-so-prickly hedgehog from a book. A great gift, or a unique way to display photos, notes, and cards....

Icon of the event Bone Bracelets
Wed Jun 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Kim Wheatley, Grandmother and Anishinaabe Ojibway band member of Shawanaga First Nation Reserve, teaches the craft of traditional bone bracelets. All supplies will be provided....

Icon of the event Ultimate Lego Challenge
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Build objects out of Lego© as quickly as you can. When the bell sounds, the time is up! Drop the Lego and show us what you got. 4 building challenges and only 10 minutes to put it all together....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event Haunted Library Lock-Up
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and library trivia before you end up trapped inside Fairview Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?...

Icon of the event Tatting Anyone?
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Drop in and spend some time with fellow tatters. Co-sponsored with Fringe Tatters. www.FringeTatters.ca


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 23
Sat Aug 27
Icon of the event Colouring and conversation
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation! We supply the colouring pages, pencils, markers, crayons. First and third Friday of each month.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 02
Fri Sep 16
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 21