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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 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Riverside Eats & Beats
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Free street festival on Queen Street East from the Riverside Bridge over the Don, ?til just past Degrassi Street. There will be a variety of interactive kids activities with face painting and origami outside the Queen/Saulte...

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Bookish Hedgehog
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Make a cute, not-so-prickly hedgehog from a book. A great gift, or a unique way to display photos, notes, and cards....

Icon of the event Knitting & Crochet Circle
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Weston

Join us for an informal knitting and crochet circle. All skill levels welcome. Please bring your own items/supplies.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Felt Smartphone Case
Mon Aug 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Make a felt sleeve to keep your device safe and cozy. Bonus: works as a way to wipe those fingerprints off your screen!...

Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation for Teens
Wed Aug 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Create a stop motion animation movie using the NFB Stop Mo Studio app for iPad. Ages 13-19. Please register in person or by phoning 416-393-7717. Spaces limited.

Icon of the event After School Board Game Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Hillcrest

Come and play a variety of board games and join us for some fun times after school. For ages 8-12. Call 416-395-5830 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
Thu May 26
Icon of the event Go Wild for Crafts
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Summer crafting fun.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Icon of the event How to Raise Monarch Butterflies with Carole Pasternak
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Observing a Monarch butterfly as it transforms itself from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly is among the most thrilling experiences that nature offers. But unfortunately, the number of Monarch butterflies are dwindling. ...

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