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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, no registration necessary....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 16
Fri Dec 23
Icon of the event Paint With Me
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Create your own unique work of art with Artist Erin Reece in a guided 'paintshop' using acrylic and canvas mediums. Each participant will be taught step by step to help recreate their own creation. Be inspired while enjoyin...

Icon of the event Family Literacy Month: Family Building Blocks
Sat Jan 14, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Bridlewood

Join us as we celebrate Family Literacy Month by using Lego as a connecting element that will encourage caregivers and their children to read together in order to follow instructions, build, and create.

Icon of the event #DIY Teens: Pom Poms
Mon Dec 12, 2016 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Learn how easy it is to make your own pom-poms! Turn them into a necklace or a bookmark for yourself, or for a friend....

Icon of the event Knitting and Crocheting
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

If you enjoy knitting and crocheting and would like the chance to meet other crafters in the community, please drop in. All you need to bring are knitting needles/crochet hooks and your favorite yarn. Several community volunt...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 14
Sat Jan 21
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 25
Icon of the event After School Club for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Looking for something to do after school? Join the after school club! We meet every Tuesday to make stuff, play games, do crafts, talk about books, and more! For kids ages 8-12. Please call 416-395-5440 to register. Space is ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 10
Tue Jan 17
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Icon of the event Knit (and Crochet) Afternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Whether you're a beginner or a pro, come join other knitters and crocheters to learn and socialize. We'll teach you the basics if you've never picked up needles or a hook, or discuss advanced techniques! Supplies are provided...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 10
Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Do you love to knit? Do you want to learn? Join our group of knitters that meet in the 1st floor study room to chat, work on a project, share your skill and learn something new. All levels welcome. Supplies provided for begin...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 12
Mon Dec 19
Mon Jan 09
Mon Jan 16
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 06
Fri Jan 13
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Icon of the event P.A. Day: Console Gaming
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

School your opponents in a frenzy of awesomeness! Prove you have the legendary skills to challenge others to some wicked games on the PS3, 360, and Wii.