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Icon of the event The Golden Era of Postcards
Fri May 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

For the past seven years George Sachs has been the President of the Toronto Postcard Club, the largest such club in Canada. Postcards are fascinating pieces of history, a record of another time that we still have today. Georg...

Icon of the event Dance Bharatanatyam
Sat May 27, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us to learn the history and watch a performance of the famous South Asian classical dance form, Bharatanatyam....

Icon of the event Chess in the Library for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us on Wednesday's for Chess in the Library. You can learn the basics of chess, the rules, some strategies or just have fun playing with your friends and challenging others....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Aug 12, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Downsview

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 Garden Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Come together to explore books and nature! Enjoy a story or two and learn about plants and local wildlife. Each week will feature different activities in Cedarbrae's pollinator garden, as participants grow plants from seed an...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada, with 890 km of trail between Niagara and Tobermory. Built and maintained by volunteers, it spans the spectacular Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Bios...

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Activities
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Join the club for crafts, scavenger hunts, games, contests and more all on the theme of Canada 150.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 05
Thu Jul 06
Wed Jul 12
Thu Jul 13
Wed Jul 19
Icon of the event After School Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

After school drop-in every MONDAY for all kinds of FUN! Includes video games, board games and other activities. For children aged 6-12. For the last Monday of the each month, we will feature a special After School Club Progra...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Mon May 29
Icon of the event Sushi 101
Sat May 27, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn all about the origins and history of Sushi! Try your skills at making this delicious delicacy using traditional tools and techniques. All supplies will be provided....

Icon of the event Game On! Video gaming in the library
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Join us in the library every Tuesday night for some classic video game multiplayer matches. The last Tuesday of the month there is a tournament with a prize for the best player. Some of the games include: Super Smash Brothers...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 25