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Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 15
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 24
Icon of the event Kick-Start Your Memoir Using the Senses
Fri Nov 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join author and editor Sharon Crawford for an interactive workshop on how to write a memoir. The workshop will include using the senses to trigger memories; pointers on collecting documents, photos and doing other basic resea...

Icon of the event LEGO Canadian Building Challenge
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Put on your Canadian engineer hat and get building! Get ready for a series of fast-paced challenges to build Canadian buildings and monuments. If you need inspiration, we'll have plenty of books on hand to help guide you in y...

Icon of the event Let's Paint Together
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

If you are a beginner or experienced artist, join us in our friendly and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with similar interests in art and painting. All levels, most media (NO OIL please), any style...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 06
Wed Sep 20
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 18
Mon Nov 06
Icon of the event Teens After School Chess Club
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcomed....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Icon of the event Teen Tuesdays with Edgar and Judith
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Edgar and Judith invite you to drop by the second floor for weekly contests, games, crafts, creative writing or just some space to do your homework....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 17
Icon of the event Teens After School Chess Club
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcomed....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10
Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail: Intro to Hiking The Trail
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Agincourt

Take your first (hiking) steps: learn the ABC's of hiking....

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

If you enjoy knitting and would like the chance to meet other knitters please come to this free drop-in program. All you need to bring are knitting needles and your favorite yarn. A volunteer will be here to provide instructi...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 26
Icon of the event Winterize Your Lawn and Garden
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Port Union

Presented by Diana Wilson, Community Engagement Coordinator-Toronto, Toronto and Region Conservation. From lawn care and leaf clean-up, to preparing for next year's garden beds - learn what to do this fall to give your lawn a...