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Icon of the event Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 06, 2014 - Sat Dec 20, 2014
Eatonville

Join us for our chess club every Saturday. Everyone is welcome from the beginner to the pro. No experience or registration required.

Icon of the event Console Gaming
Mon Oct 20, 2014 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

School your opponents in a frenzy of pure awesomeness. Prove you have the legendary skills to challenge others to some wicked games on the PS3, 360 and Wii. No registration required....

Icon of the event Console Gaming
Mon Nov 10, 2014 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

School your opponents in a frenzy of pure awesomeness. Prove you have the legendary skills to challenge others to some wicked games on the PS3, 360 and Wii. No registration required....

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 02
Sat Aug 09
Sat Aug 16
Sat Aug 23
Sat Aug 30
Icon of the event Wire Work Jewellery
Mon Aug 18, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Albion

Participants will learn how to wire wrap, make a spiral, construct jewellery using headpins and more. Participants will complete two or three items to take home. Free. Please register at the information desk or by phoning t...

Icon of the event Bicycle Clinic
Sat Aug 16, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

Got a bike? Want to buy a bike? Drop in to our bicycle clinic to ask questions and learn everything you need to know to get you started or keep you rolling......

Icon of the event Knit Wits for Kids
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Main Street

Children (aged 6 and up) and teens are invited to join the Knit Wits over the summer to learn or improve their knitting skills. Knit Wits meet every Thursday. Beginners, advanced and master knitters are all welcomed. Bring y...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 31
Thu Aug 07
Thu Aug 14
Thu Aug 21
Icon of the event Book Hacking for Teens
Thu Aug 14, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Malvern

A secret safe, flowerpot or art installation...the opportunities for recycling and repurposing old books are endless. Get creative and up-cycle a book into a new treasure.

Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Read and discuss knitting fiction. Learn how to crochet puppets and toys to accompany your children's favorite stories. Patterns and instruction provided. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 05
Fri Sep 19
Fri Oct 03
Fri Oct 17
Fri Nov 07
Icon of the event Glowing Textiles for Teens
Mon Aug 18, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Malvern

Get glowing with a Fashion Futures workshop presented by The Textile Museum of Canada. Using conductive thread and LED lights, learn how to create a circuit and consider the ways in which blinking lights attached to clothing ...