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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 Anyone Can Make a Quilt
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Want to create a quilt of your own? Need help getting started? Join quilting artist Joanne Lynes who will show us the basics of hand quilting by demonstrating how to build a quilt sandwich from three layers of fabric. She ...

Icon of the event Raptor Watching at Rosetta McClain
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

September is the peak time for raptor/hawk migration along the bluffs. Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the unbelievable fall migration of Raptors (Hawks, eagles, falcons, vultures) alon...

Icon of the event Unleash Your Inner Artist
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Join Amy Wong, Fairview's Artist in Residence, and unleash your wild, creative side in a free art series involving drawing, mixed media, colouring, and painting techniques! The theme for September is FAMILY....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 08
Thu Sep 15
Thu Sep 22
Icon of the event Photography 101: Your Community Through Your Eyes
Sat Aug 20, 2016 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Youth will learn the basics of photography in this one day workshop. They will be provided with a camera and have the opportunity to take pictures of their local community and get feedback from the instructor throughout the d...

Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation for Teens
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Create a stop motion animation movie using the NFB Stop Mo Studio app for iPad. Ages 13-19. Please register in person or by phoning 416-393-7717. Spaces limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 17
Wed Aug 24
Icon of the event DIY: Bath & Body
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Natural. Organic. Free. Freshen up your look for spring and drop by for a fun afternoon of DIY beauty products. Make your own bath bombs and customize your craft with different colors and ingredients. Materials will be provid...

Icon of the event Intermediate Jewellery Workshop for Seniors
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn intermediate skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provi...

Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshop: Paper Wallets
Fri Aug 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to make a paper wallet out of comics or magazines....

Icon of the event Summer Gamemakers
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Ever wanted to make your own video game? This workshop will introduce participants to videogame controls involving non-traditional "controllers". No programming experience required! This program is for teens ages 12 and up. R...