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Icon of the event The Joker's Wild: Learn Card Tricks - FULL
Tue Aug 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Enter the beguiling world of illusion and slight-of-hand as you perfect your craft as a master of the cards. Learn four tricks to amaze and bewilder your family and friends. Bring your own deck or use one of ours. Ages 7 & up...

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Miss Mary Mack Mix Up! Skipping Rope & Playground Games
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Got the back-to-school blues? Come hang out with artist Annie Wong to come up with new skipping rope songs and playground clapping games to make your back-to-school days a fun. Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Build-A-Spooky City Workshop
Sat Oct 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Ever thought about what places make up a city? How about a spooky city? Haunted towers, a witch's grocery store, undead amusement parks, mummy museums...You think it and build it! With boxes, paper products, recyclable materi...

Icon of the event Collage Poetry PA Day
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Come and join artist Annie Wong and make a mini poem book by collaging text and images from old magazines. Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Choose Your Own Adventure Scavenger Hunt - FULL
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

What's better than a scavenger hunt? How about a scavenger hunt where you call the shots! Everyone starts at the beginning, but soon you'll be spiralling down a path of your decisions, leading to differing final destinations....

Icon of the event After School Club for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Looking for something to do after school? Join the after school club! We meet every Tuesday to make stuff, play games, do crafts, talk about books, and more! For kids ages 8-12. Please call 416-395-5440 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event Wild About LEGO
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Show off your wild creativity by creating nature scenes, from the jungle to the ocean, and fierce animals, fur, feather, claws and teeth! The most original and unique creations will win prizes! Ages 7 & up....

Icon of the event Toronto Seed Library
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Presentation on importance of preserving and exchanging seeds; how to save, store and propagate, garden, and balcony planting. They bring seeds for people and encourage exchange of seeds and "seed sovereignty."

Icon of the event Impressionist Tropical Painting for Beginners
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn how to recreate a tropical impressionist painting of your very own using easy techniques from the famous Impressionist era. Registration is required. Space is limited. All are welcome!