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Icon of the event Toronto: A swimmable, drinkable, fishable water city
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to TO? Not sure where you can swim? We have what you need to know (and do!) in this new city of yours. Swim Drink Fish Canada will help you make the transition from "newcomer" to "Torontonian" by giving you the informatio...

Icon of the event Origami Art for Teens
Fri May 26, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month by learning how to fold a Japanese traditional paper craft. Materials will be provided.3...

Icon of the event Toronto Master Gardeners Presents: Pollinator Gardens
Fri May 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Thinking of planting a pollinator garden? Come and discover the latest buzz on creating a haven for pollinators by learning the basics:...

Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation Workshop
Fri May 05, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Create a stop motion animation movie using the Stop Motion Studio App. *Please bring your own mobile device* Ages 13 and up. Register in person or phone 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event LEGO Canadian Building Challenge
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Put on your Canadian engineer hat and get building! Get ready for a series of fast-paced challenges to build Canadian buildings and monuments. If you need inspiration, we'll have plenty of books on hand to help guide you in y...

Icon of the event Awesome After School Club: Asian Heritage Month
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club to celebrate Asian Heritage Month with a variety of Chinese and Japanese-inspired crafts, games and activities! Bring your fr...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Canadian BINGO
Thu Aug 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Get ready to see all your favourite Canadian book, TV and movie characters in this year's special Canada 150 themed BINGO! Great prizes and tons of fun! Ages 5 & up....

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

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....

Icon of the event Gaming Tournament: Need for Speed
Fri May 12, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Albion

See who can drive like a pro at this single elimination gaming tournament on PS4....

Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail
Fri May 19, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

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...