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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Snap Circuits and other games
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play with electricity and circuitry during this hands-on program! Or play chess, checkers, cards or Mastermind. Drop-in. Ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
Icon of the event Family Craft:  Donuts
Fri Aug 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

In 1964, a famous Canadian named Tim Horton opened his first donut shop in Hamilton, Ontario. Come learn to make your own personal donuts using socks and mitts. It might not sound very tasty but it sure is fun!...

Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Icon of the event Knit & Crochet Afternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Socialize with other knitters and crocheters! Some supplies provided, please bring your own if ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 22
Icon of the event TD Summer reading Club - Wrap Party
Wed Aug 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Keep reporting until the end of the summer. Party with prizes, games and freezies. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

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....

Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop
Tue Jun 20, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn how to make individual jewellery in this hands-on workshop. No experience is required. Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewellery making. All supplies will be provided....

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101 with Cycle Toronto
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn everything you need to know to about cycling in Toronto! Topics include: basic road rules and safe riding techniques, how to "size" and maintain your bike to prevent pain and injury, how to correctly wear a helmet, when...

Icon of the event Family Chess Day
Wed Jun 21, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us to discover the game of Chess. Find out the rules of the game, how to move each pieces and understanding basic Chess strategies. Have some fun learning with the family or by challenging other to compete. All ages are ...

Icon of the event Don't Forget About Dad.
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Surprise your Dad with a special gift.