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Icon of the event Art for Tots
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Children will explore art materials and techniques, including clay, paint, pastel and collage. Ages 2-4. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 08
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05
Icon of the event Noon Year's Eve Celebration
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Forget staying up until midnight, kids rule New Year's at noon! Join us for some Noon Year's Eve crafts, activities, and countdown to noon! A New Year's Eve program for the whole family. All ages....

Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation for all
Fri Dec 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring your phone and tablet and get the free Stop Mo Studio app. Learn simple visual storytelling, and how to animate objects to create a stop motion animation movie. All ages. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event The Odin String Quartet
Fri Dec 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Join us for an interactive performance of various genres and musical styles with members of The Odin String Quartet, including some holiday pieces. No registration required.

Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 13
Mon Nov 27
Icon of the event Art for Tots
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Children will explore art materials and techniques, including clay, paint, pastel and collage. Ages 2-4. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 13
Mon Nov 20
Mon Nov 27
Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 28
Sat Nov 04
Sat Nov 11
Sat Nov 18
Sat Nov 25
Icon of the event Halloween Crafts
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Its that time of year again to scare your family and friends, come and get your face painted, and create your own scary crafts.

Icon of the event Build a Haunted Castle Workshop
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Spend an afternoon at the library creating your very own spooky palace with boxes, paper rolls, and tissue. Add a touch of cobwebs, spiders, and bats, and showcase your terrifying creation in the library, just in time for Hal...

Icon of the event Halloween Haunted House
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Brookbanks

Wear your costume and dare to be there. A spooky time will be had by all. Recommended for children aged 5 and up!