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Icon of the event Repair Cafe
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Get broken items fixed for free and learn while doing it! We'll have fixers for computers, electronics, small appliances, furniture, clothes, jewelry, books and more. For whatever you need fixin', bring it on! Registration...

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 Back to School Craft
Tue Aug 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for back to school craft, children will get the chance to make a fun craft. For children ages 6 to 12 years old. Registration begins July 21st. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Chinese Brush Painting
Sat May 28, 2016 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

This is an interactive workshop on the ancient and celebrated technique of Chinese Brush Painting. Participants will make their own masterpiece to take home. The class is led by a local artist. This program is for adults, o...

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 Wild Life Bingo
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Play a Wild Life edition of Bingo at the Library. For children ages 6 to 12. Registration begins June 29th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

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 Wild Life Trivia
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Woodside Square Presents Animal Trivia for children 9 to 12 years old. Registration begins June 15th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8978. Space is limited

Icon of the event Father's Day Craft
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will make a special gift to give to dad. Registration begins May 18th. Register in person or by phone at 416-396-8979. Space is limited.