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Icon of the event Balcony and Terrace Gardening
Sat Apr 11, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dawes Road

Practical ideas for gardening above ground, presented by Toronto Master Gardeners. Please register in person or by phone 416-396-3820.

Icon of the event Monarch Butterfly Migration.
Tue Mar 31, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Monarch butterfly migration at Rosetta McClain gardens. This presentation will discuss the beautiful fall migration of monarch butterflies through Rosetta McClain gardens. Monarchs are stageing a nice recovery in 2014 and d...

Icon of the event Impressionism in Monet's Style
Wed Mar 25, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Don Mills

The timeless art of Claude Monet will be the inspiration this watercolour painting workshop lead by Artist Asha Rastogi. All materials supplied. Space is limited. Please call 416-395-5710 to register.

Icon of the event Superhero Academy
Fri Mar 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? Hone your skills and powers with trivia contests, games, crafts and activities. Ages 7 & up. Please register in-person or by calling 416 395-5710.

Icon of the event Teen Gaming Drop-in
Tue Mar 17, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

Calling all gamers. Test your skills and have some fun with the PS3!...

Icon of the event Eating for a Living
Wed Feb 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Join Toronto Star food editor/Saucy Lady columnist Jennifer Bain as she provides a free-ranging talk on topics such as her 15 years 'eating for a living', how she got into food writing and how that has changed, the changing f...

Icon of the event Wednesday Knit Night!
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Some supplies provided, please bring your own if you have them.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 18
Wed Mar 18
Wed Apr 15
Icon of the event Fabric Landscape Art
Sat Feb 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Taylor Memorial

Participants will be guided to make a piece of art inspired by the Group of Seven Canadian artists. Using a variety of fabrics and an iron, pieces of material will be tansformed into a beautiful landscape. Please call the b...

Icon of the event DIY @ Your Library: Mini Book Charms for Teens
Fri Feb 13, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

Make a mini book charm of your favourite book. For ages 12-19. Space is limited, please register in person or by phone at 416-395-5710.

Icon of the event Bead Stringing Jewellery
Tue Feb 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Attendees will learn about materials and tools used in bead stringing jewellery as well as gain knowledge of crimping techniques and design elements. Individuals will complete a single strand illusion beaded necklace in addit...