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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 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 Fused Bead Fun
Fri Jun 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Dawes Road

Make and melt your own Canada 150 design.

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 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 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 Family Chess Day
Wed Jun 21, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us to discover the game of Chess. Find out the rules of the game, how to move each piece and understanding basic Chess strategies. Have some fun learning with the family or by challenging others to compete....

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 22, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

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 Street Smarts Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Dawes Road

To celebrate Bike Month, learn how to maintain a bike for a safe ride. Presented by Cycle Toronto. Sign up in the branch or by calling 416-396-3820.

Icon of the event Papier Maché creations
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Over 3 workshops, first sculpt and then paint an iconic Canadian animal in papier maché. Artists should attend all 3 workshops....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 03
Wed Aug 09
Thu Aug 10