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Icon of the event Maker Monday: Bookish Beaver
Mon Jul 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to turn an old children's book into a little beaver friend! A great place to display cards of photos. Make one for yourself, or as a gift!...

Icon of the event Family Craft:  Q-Tip Paint Sculpture
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 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: Book Bouquet
Mon Jul 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to make rolled paper roses from old books and magazines....

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 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 Family Craft:  Grow a Grass Head 101
Fri Jul 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 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 International Geocaching Day event
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us as we celebrate International Geocaching Day 2017. This is an opportunity to share your geocaching adventures, nightmares and meet other geocachers....

Icon of the event Bingo! Eh?
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a Canadian-themed Bingo contest! Children and families of all ages are welcome. Drop in!

Icon of the event Family Craft:  Donuts
Fri Aug 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 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!...

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Sock Puppets
Mon Aug 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Make a sock puppet friend, and try it out at our puppet theatre! Socks will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own....