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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, all media (NO OIL please), any style....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 17
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 21
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors. Ages 6 & up....

Icon of the event Scientastic Lab: How to make aged Parchment
Fri Apr 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join us making aged parchment using fun science recipes....

Icon of the event Awesome After School Club: Asian Heritage Month
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club to celebrate Asian Heritage Month with a variety of Chinese and Japanese-inspired crafts, games and activities! Bring your fr...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Scrapbooking for Kids
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join us making fun and colourful scrapbooking. For ages 5-12. Please register by calling 416-395-5966 or email janesheppard@torontopubliclibrary.ca

Icon of the event Awesome After School Club: Gardening
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club to cultivate your green thumb and get your hands dirty with some indoor and outdoor gardening! Bring your friends or make som...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 06
Tue Jun 13
Tue Jun 20
Icon of the event The World Inside and Around a Beehive
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Anatole Yarmosh, a fourth generation hobby beekeeper and author of "The World Inside and Around a Beehive" will share his knowledge of bees and of how to construct a small-scale hive....

Icon of the event Toronto: A swimmable, drinkable, fishable water city
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to TO? Not sure where you can swim? We have what you need to know (and do!) in this new city of yours. Swim Drink Fish Canada will help you make the transition from "newcomer" to "Torontonian" by giving you the informatio...

Icon of the event Drawing Workshops for Kids
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join us for drawing classes for children. We will be having 3 sessions during the month of May. Learn how to use drawing applications and pencil drawing techniques. Spaces are limited. Please register by calling 416-395-5966 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Mon May 29
Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon: Card Making 101
Tue May 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Agincourt

Learn techniques to create your own unique greeting cards! Beginner and experienced crafters are welcome. All materials will be provided and you?ll get to take your creations home with you!...