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Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors. Ages 6 & up....

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 only.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 01
Sat Jul 08
Icon of the event The Golden Era of Postcards
Fri May 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

For the past seven years George Sachs has been the President of the Toronto Postcard Club, the largest such club in Canada. Postcards are fascinating pieces of history, a record of another time that we still have today. Georg...

Icon of the event Dance Bharatanatyam
Sat May 27, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us to learn the history and watch a performance of the famous South Asian classical dance form, Bharatanatyam....

Icon of the event Chess in the Library for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us on Wednesday's for Chess in the Library. You can learn the basics of chess, the rules, some strategies or just have fun playing with your friends and challenging others....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Icon of the event Captain Underpants Craft PA Day
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Did you see the new movie? Now, come and create some fun Captain Underpants crafts! Tra-la-laaaaaaa! Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Knitting and Crochet Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

For those who want to join a group, chat - and of course - knit or crochet. Drop in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 02
Icon of the event Garden Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Come together to explore books and nature! Enjoy a story or two and learn about plants and local wildlife. Each week will feature different activities in Cedarbrae's pollinator garden, as participants grow plants from seed an...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop-in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 29
Sat May 06
Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada, with 890 km of trail between Niagara and Tobermory. Built and maintained by volunteers, it spans the spectacular Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Bios...