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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Fun with CD's
Tue Aug 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Humberwood

Bring your imagination and see what you can make with our large collection of craft CD's. No registration required. Drop in. For more information please call 416-394-5210

Icon of the event Face Painting
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Humberwood

Come to the library for a "Wild" day of face painting. Experiment with amazing creatures, beautiful colours and lots of fun. For more information please call 416-394-5210.

Icon of the event Anyone Can Make a Quilt
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Want to create a quilt of your own? Need help getting started? Join quilting artist Joanne Lynes who will show us the basics of hand quilting by demonstrating how to build a quilt sandwich from three layers of fabric. She ...

Icon of the event Making Great Sausage with The Healthy Butcher
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Dave Meli, head butcher at Toronto's own Healthy Butcher, shows us how to make our own great-tasting sausages at home and discusses the importance of organic, sustainable farming - not just for our environment, but for our be...

Icon of the event Halloween Party
Fri Oct 28, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Scary stories, dancing, treats and a craft. Ages 5-12. Drop-in.

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Wrap Party
Wed Aug 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

contes prizes, treats and games to wrap up this year's Summer Reading Club events At Gerrard-Ashdale. All ages. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event Let's Play Bingo
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Bring in your lucky charm and join us as we play BINGO and give out prizes to the winners. Drop in. No registration required. For more information please call 416-394-5210


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 11
Icon of the event Raptor Watching at Rosetta McClain
Tue Sep 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the unbelievable fall migration of Raptors along the Scarborough bluffs. This presentation will explain how the raptors are identified and will introduc...