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Icon of the event Family Craft:  Friendship Bracelets
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Enjoy an afternoon of family fun, learn to make friendship bracelets using the simple method of a braiding wheel or a square....

Icon of the event Project Sock Monkey
Tue Jul 04, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us and make a sock monkey to donate to a child in need! Never sewn or made a sock monkey before? That's okay! Our Youth Advisory Group will be helping out, as well as making sock monkeys of their own!...

Icon of the event Family Craft:  Q-Tip Paint Sculpture
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

With just Q-tips, paint, and cardboard, celebrate Canada's 150 birthday by making a keepsake ornament or anything else your creative mind might unleash!...

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Silhouette Art
Mon Jul 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Use old books and black paper to make silhouette art of classic book characters, Canadian icons, or anything you'd like!...

Icon of the event Brain Games for Adults
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Nurture your brain health and strengthen your critical thinking skills in a fun way by exploring a variety of brain games. Register in person at the branch or call 416-396-8850 to register. Helpful for adults & seniors.

Icon of the event Rain Gardens
Sat Sep 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to transform the area under your downspout into a beautiful rain garden. Speakers will highlight how to create and maintain these gardens as well as what their benefits are to both you and the environment.

Icon of the event Family Craft:  Grow a Grass Head 101
Fri Jul 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Why buy a Chia pet when you can make your own? Using stockings, soil and grass seeds, create a Mounted Police and watch as grass grows out from the head....

Icon of the event Crafty Creations: DIY Instagram Coasters
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Make coasters from your favourite Instagram pictures. Create unique origami, the art of paper folding. Use imagination and creativity to make crafts with duct tape. All supplies will be provided. To register, call 416-396-88...

Icon of the event Fun With Shapes
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children 2-6 years old will be introduced to a variety of shapes in a fun learning environment. This is a drop-in program. First-come, fist-served. Space is limited. This program is co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource C...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 29
Icon of the event Family Craft:  Donuts
Fri Aug 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

In 1964, a famous Canadian named Tim Horton opened his first donut shop in Hamilton, Ontario. Come learn to make your own personal donuts using socks and mitts. It might not sound very tasty but it sure is fun!...