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Icon of the event Birding 101
Thu Jun 04, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cliffcrest

Birding 101 for absolute beginners. Ever wanted to be a birdwatcher! This presentation will introduce beginners to birding, covering topics like: getting started, birdwatching guides, binoculars, species identification, song ...

Icon of the event Lego Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Come and explore the wonderful world of Lego building! For ages 6-12 years. Registration required. Please call 416-393-7717 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 16
Thu Apr 23
Thu Apr 30
Thu May 07
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bridlewood

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 03
Fri Apr 10
Fri Apr 17
Fri Apr 24
Fri May 01
Icon of the event After School Knitting Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Eglinton Square

Join us afterschool and learn how to knit. For children 9 yr and up. All supplies provided free of charge. Registration required. Call 416-396-8920.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 07
Tue Apr 14
Tue Apr 21
Tue Apr 28
Icon of the event Crocheting/Knitting
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cliffcrest

A great place to share your interest whether you're a beginner or a pro, bring your handiwork and spend some time with fellow knitters and crocheters.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 07
Tue Apr 14
Tue Apr 21
Tue Apr 28
Tue May 05
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 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 Summer Reading Club Launch with a Board Game Party
Wed Jul 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play Scrabble, chess, card games, ......And to register for the TD Summer Reading Club and receive a free program booklet. Children are encouraged to earn twelve collectible stickers by reading books over the summer.

Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 10, 2015 - Sat Jun 27, 2015
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 12, 2015 - Mon Jun 29, 2015
Gerrard/Ashdale

Need a break? Drop in for an afternoon gathering of adult crafters who teach and learn from one another. Craft any designs from sewing, knitting, quilting, crocheting and more. Bring a project that you are working on or pick...