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Icon of the event Sewing Basics
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn the basics of sewing a variety of media, including recycled clothing, on an ordinary sewing machine....

Icon of the event Robotics Fun
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Use the Scratch and Arduino programming languages to help your robot use funky lights and preform cool dance moves. Customize your very own dance routines that can be activated by your command. Have fun dancing with your rob...

Icon of the event Insta Essentials
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Phone Photography Workshop for Teens....

Icon of the event Go Wild for Crafts
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Summer crafting fun.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Icon of the event Go Wild for Colour
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Weekly colouring challenges.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Make your own Jewellery
Mon Jun 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewellery making. All supplies will be provided. High quality glass beads and silver plated components will be used. Come and learn to make your own jewellery and unl...

Icon of the event After School Board Game Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Hillcrest

Come and play a variety of board games and join us for some fun times after school. For ages 8-12. Call 416-395-5830 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 09
Thu Jun 16
Thu Jun 23
Icon of the event Ask an expert : Top Tips for Top Vegetables
Tue May 31, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Must-have advice on growing beans, onions, garlic, peppers and other popular vegetables. Specifics on growing each vegetable or vegetable groups. How to grow vegetables in containers, how to prevent problems and optimize yiel...

Icon of the event Japanese Swordsmanship
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Enjoy a demonstration of the techniques, practices, rituals and etiquette of an ancient form of Japanese swordsmanship known as Katori Shinto Ryu. No registration required.