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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Friday Crafternoon with Anime
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

April 1: Secret Book Box: Make a secret compartment in an old book!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 13
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 10
Icon of the event Chess Club
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Beginner to expert - all are welcome. Come "check" it out. No registration required. For ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 04
Wed May 11
Wed May 18
Wed May 25
Icon of the event Puzzles/Games Night
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Join in with others every Monday night and enjoy solving/completing some jigsaw puzzles or playing games....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Icon of the event Gamerz Challenge
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

Bring your game face and challenge your friends to X-Box.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Fri May 06
Thu May 12
Fri May 13
Icon of the event Creative Yarn Works
Ongoing event running from Thu Oct 15, 2015 - Thu Oct 26, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Come out and enjoy knitting and crocheting. Beginners welcome. We'll help you learn. Bring your own needles and wool....

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

Learn how to shape your mementos and stories into a digital exhibit and explore the library's collections while helping researchers from the University of Toronto to design Show and Tell programming....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event After School Gaming
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Compete against your friends and play video games!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 30
Icon of the event STORYgami
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Come and fold origami, more unique and dazzling than paper planes. Your level of experience doesn't matter. The University of Toronto Origami Club F.O.L.D. (Fly with Origami, Learn to Dream) will be on site to guide folders...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Icon of the event Ask an Expert: Ten Tips for Low Maintenance Gardening
Thu May 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Garden less and enjoy it more! Managing expectations; getting real. No-fuss plants vs. prima donnas. Fertilizing vs. feeding the soil. Lawn vs. groundcovers. Fighting pests vs. loving your bugs. Proven time-savers. Great pick...

Icon of the event Repair Cafe
Sat May 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Want to learn how to fix small appliances or home electronics? Come to the Repair Café and find out how to diagnose problems and after a half hour presentation practice what you?ve learned. Bring your own broken item to repai...