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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.

Icon of the event Mother's Day Craft
Sat May 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Black Creek

Come and join us for creating a beautiful flower pot to show mom your love! Ages 6-12

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 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 May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
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 Gamerz Challenge
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

Bring your game face and challenge your friends to X-Box.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Fri May 06
Thu May 12
Fri May 13
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Felt Smartphone Case
Mon Aug 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Make a felt sleeve to keep your device safe and cozy. Bonus: works as a way to wipe those fingerprints off your screen!...

Icon of the event Crocheting/Knitting
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
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 Wii:Games
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

Come join us for Wii Games!


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26