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Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 10, 2015 - Sat Jun 27, 2015
Gerrard/Ashdale

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

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 12, 2015 - Mon Jun 29, 2015
Gerrard/Ashdale

Need a break? Drop in for an afternoon gathering of adult crafters who teach and learn from one another. Craft any designs from sewing, knitting, quilting, crocheting and more. Bring a project that you are working on or pick...

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Join us for Lillian H. Smith's weekly after school club: "The Golden Griffins." This club is intended for ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 04
Wed Mar 11
Wed Mar 18
Wed Mar 25
Wed Apr 01
Icon of the event KNOTS Knitting Group
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

KNOTS is a knitting group that will be meeting weekly with the goal of donating warm knitted goods to local community members in need....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 09
Mon Mar 16
Mon Mar 23
Mon Mar 30
Mon Apr 06
Icon of the event Board Game Bonanza
Sat Mar 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for an afternoon of board games such as chess, checkers, Scrabble, Jenga, Connect 4 and more!...

Icon of the event Drama Games
Wed Mar 18, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

After School Club is continuing right through March Break. Come show your silly side at Drama Games. There is an actor/actress inside of everybody waiting to come out!...

Icon of the event Teen Craft: Make your own Harry Potter wizard's wand
Wed Mar 18, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

If you were in the Harry Potter books, what would the core of your wand be: phoenix feather, dragon heartstring, veela hair, or unicorn tail? Come out and create your own magical, personalized wizard?s wand! Ages 11-18. Regis...

Icon of the event Make it with Lego
Wed Mar 18, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Ready, set, Go! Challenge yourselves to build one of five objects with Lego. Children will be put into groups and given 10 minutes to build each object. Prizes will be given to challenge winners....

Icon of the event Magic Show: The secret art of magic tricks
Thu Mar 19, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Join Ayan Deb, magician extraordinaire, who loves to play exquisite card tricks whose secret only he knows! In this one-hour workshop, Ayan will teach you some of his favourite magic tips and tricks. Ages 10 and up. Registrat...

Icon of the event Twisted Ones
Fri Mar 20, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Mount Pleasant

Join Debbie and her balloons for a show and workshop that is packed with incredible balloon costumes, magic, and cool music. Everyone learns how to make a balloon dog to take home.