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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Birding is fun,easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fin...

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Need a break? Drop in for an afternoon gathering of adult crafters who teach and learn from one another. Crafts range from beading and jewelry making, paper crafts, and more. Bring a project that you are working on or pick up...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 17
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 22
Icon of the event Lunch Club
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Enjoy playing board games, cards, chess or working with Snap Circuits on your lunch hour. Mondays, drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 27
Mon Apr 03
Mon Apr 10
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Icon of the event After School LEGO and Board Game Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Hillcrest

Come build, create and explore with LEGO or play a variety of board games. Join us for some fun times after school. For ages 8-12. Drop-in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Icon of the event GIY ? Grow It Yourself
Sat Apr 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Grow If Yourself, the new mantra to address the rising cost of food and safety concerns. Fresh, organic home grown community vegetable gardens, back yard plots, front yard plots, roof tops, and balconies. A network of people ...

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn how to make new crafts with a variety of materials in a safe and welcoming environment....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 27
Mon Apr 03
Mon Apr 10
Icon of the event After School Gaming
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Enjoy competing with your friends on our console gaming systems. Drop- in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event 15 Ways to Garden Large in Small Spaces
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Discover fun and practical ways to expand your garden space with Toronto Master Gardener Pat Concessi. Pat will take you through the step-by-step planning of a small garden using delightful ways to create unity, drama and col...

Icon of the event Toronto: A swimmable, drinkable, fishable water city
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to TO? Not sure where you can swim? We have what you need to know (and do!) in this new city of yours. Swim Drink Fish Canada will help you make the transition from "newcomer" to "Torontonian" by giving you the informatio...