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Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Experienced chess player or beginner? Come and have fun learning the game or playing with like-minded players. Every Saturday from 2:00 -4:00 P.M. Registration suggested. To register, call 416-395-5674. We also accept drop-in...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 25
Sat May 02
Sat May 09
Sat May 16
Sat May 23
Icon of the event Jewellery Making for Beginners
Mon May 11, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands on workshop. No experience required. All supplies will be provided by the artist. Participants can make and take home 3 projects. For teens age 10...

Icon of the event Basics of Vegetable Growing
Thu Apr 30, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cedarbrae

This year trained horticulturalists from the Toronto Master Gardeners will be at the library to answer all of your questions about growing vegetables. Learn about the vegetable plants, growing conditions, planting, fertilizin...

Icon of the event Pan Am Torch Relay Celebration
Tue Jul 07, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Albion

Come celebrate with the Albion Library as we take part in the Pan Am Games Torch Relay!...

Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cedarbrae

A great place to share your interest in yarn. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, drop in and spend some time with fellow crafters. It's also a great way to practice your English conversation skills. Please bring your own yar...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 20
Mon Apr 27
Mon May 04
Mon May 11
Icon of the event Get Started with Seeds
Wed Apr 22, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Albion

Vegetable seeds to trade or by donation. Learn how to save your own seeds. Seedy crafts for kids. Snacks provided. Brought to you by Toronto Urban Growers and the Rexdale Community Garden Network. Entrance is free!

Icon of the event KNOTS Knitting Group
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

KNOTS is a knitting group that will be meeting weekly with the goal of donating warm knitted goods to local community members in need....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 20
Mon Apr 27
Mon May 04
Mon May 11
Mon May 25
Icon of the event Seeds and Gardening
Sat May 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn what a seed library is and the importance of preserving and exchanging seeds from Toronto Seed Library staff. Please bring seeds to participate in a seed exchange. Children will have the opportunity to plant their own s...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jul 11, 2015 | All Day
Pape/Danforth

This course teaches teens how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Partici...