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Icon of the event Chinese Ink Painting
Sat Feb 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn the technique of Chinese Ink Painting, a growing trend in the art market and a traditional art form still popular today....

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. Please register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Chess and Checkers Club
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Come and have fun playing chess and checkers. Experienced chess players and beginners are welcome. Room 1023. Ages 6-14. For more information, please call 416-394-5210.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 22
Wed Mar 29
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
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 Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 27
Icon of the event Spring Gardening Checklist
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join a panel of experts from Toronto Master Gardeners in a lively discussion that will help you produce your best garden ever!...

Icon of the event LEGO Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join the club! Build, create and explore the world of LEGO! We provide the LEGO - you provide the imagination!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Icon of the event Spring Awakening: Toronto Master Gardeners
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Easy steps to your best garden ever! When to start seeds, cut back foliage, clean up and weed. Bring your question and ask an expert; presented by Toronto Master Gardeners.

Icon of the event Makers Club
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Improve your critical thinking skills after school by enjoying a variety of Maker programs. Ages 6 and up. For more information please call 416-394-5210.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Icon of the event Knitting Club
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Join us after school to make cool projects and meet new friends. Registration in person only. Ages 8-13. For more information, please call 416-394-5210.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 23
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
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...