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Icon of the event Fall Papermaking Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is a factor...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Icon of the event Lunchtime Gaming
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us over your lunch break to play a wide variety of games. From classic board-games to Xbox 360/One, Nintendo Wii, and PlayStation 3, we have something for everyone....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 14
Wed Sep 06
Wed Sep 20
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event Summer Chess Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for Summer Chess Club. Have fun challenging others and make new friends. Participants will get the opportunity to play Chess indoors and outdoors on our custom Chess tables. The focus will be to learn the basics of ch...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 03
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Magic Camp
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 8-10) Sign up for Magic Camp and learn amazing tricks and illusions from a professional magician over the course of one week. Discover the secrets of coin and rope magic, make your own props and put on your own show! Re...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 14
Tue Aug 15
Wed Aug 16
Thu Aug 17
Fri Aug 18
Icon of the event Chess and Checkers Club
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Come and have fun playing chess and checkers. Experienced chess players and beginners are welcome. Room 1023....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Icon of the event Knitting Club
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Join us after school to make cool projects and meet new friends. Registration in person only. Ages 8-13. For more information, please call 416-394-5210.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Thu Jun 15
Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event Art Workshop for Beginners
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Join us at Albion Library for a watercolour workshop for beginners with artist Asha Rastogi. Learn simple yet stunning techniques for creating beautiful paintings. All materials are supplied. Registration is required. For mor...

Icon of the event Makers Club
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Improve your critical thinking skills after school by enjoying a variety of Maker programs. Ages 6 and up. For more information please call 416-394-5210.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16