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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 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 Summer Reading Club Begins
Ongoing event running from Mon Jun 29, 2015 - Sat Aug 29, 2015
Danforth/Coxwell

Children of all ages are welcome to register for the Summer Reading Club between Monday June 29th to Saturday August 29th. Pick up some cool materials and talk about the books you read with staff while collecting stickers! ...

Icon of the event Mother's Day I Love You LED Card
Sat May 02, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Light up mom's face with a do-it-yourself LED Mother's Day Card. You will learn how to make a small circuit. All materials and instructions will be provided....

Icon of the event Crocheting/Knitting
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cliffcrest

A great place to share your interest whether you're a beginner or a pro, bring your handiwork and spend some time with fellow knitters and crocheters.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 21
Tue Apr 28
Tue May 05
Tue May 12
Tue May 19
Icon of the event Tatting, anyone?
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Long Branch

Drop in and spend some time with fellow Tatters. Everyone welcome regardless of experience. Co-sponsored with Fringe Tatters. Visit www.FringeTatters.ca for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 25
Icon of the event Board Game Bonanza
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for board games suitable for children of all ages. Games include but not limited to: Candy Land, Snakes & Ladders, Checkers, Connect 4, Scrabble, Catan and much more! This program is suitable for children over 4 yea...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 27
Mon Aug 03
Mon Aug 10
Icon of the event Earth Day Celebration
Wed Apr 22, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Become an eco-leader through games and activities that demonstrate what you can do to help the environment! Learn about urban gardening and composting!...

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 Puppetry Club
Ongoing event running from Mon Apr 13, 2015 - Mon May 04, 2015
Cedarbrae

Learn about the art of puppetry! During this 4-week program we will discuss puppetry around the world and different techniques used to make puppets. We will also write scripts, and make puppets! In the final week everyone wil...