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Icon of the event Monarch Butterflies
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Participants will learn the life cycle of the Monarch butterfly and how to collect, feed and care for Monarchs from egg to butterfly. Each family will take home a free kit including all materials and instructions needed for h...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
Wed Aug 10
Wed Aug 17
Icon of the event Ask an expert : Top Tips for Top Vegetables
Tue May 31, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Must-have advice on growing beans, onions, garlic, peppers and other popular vegetables. Specifics on growing each vegetable or vegetable groups. How to grow vegetables in containers, how to prevent problems and optimize yiel...

Icon of the event Repair Cafe
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Get broken items fixed for free and learn while doing it! We'll have fixers for computers, electronics, small appliances, furniture, clothes, jewelry, books and more. For whatever you need fixin', bring it on! Registration...

Icon of the event Tuesday Knit Night!
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Some supplies provided, please bring your own if you have them.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event D.I.Y Cushion
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Bring your own T-shirt and turn it into a cushion. No sewing required. No registrations.

Icon of the event Mother's Day Craft
Sat May 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Black Creek

Come and join us for creating a beautiful flower pot to show mom your love! Ages 6-12

Icon of the event Ask an Expert: 15 Ways to Garden Large in Small Spaces
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Toronto Master Gardener Josee Couture will share fun and practical ideas to expand your garden space:...

Icon of the event Teen Interest/Hobby Groups
Ongoing event running from Wed Sep 09, 2015 - Wed Aug 31, 2016
Location: Pape/Danforth

Drop in and spend one hour and a half in the library. We have three volunteer-run groups in one room:...

Icon of the event Fun with Colours
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

An excellent introductory program to introduce children to variety of colours. Children will learn the primary and secondary colours. Co-sponsored with the Malvern Family Resource Centre. Drop-in program. For ages 2-6.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Mon Aug 22
Icon of the event After School Club:  Make & Play
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

This After School Club cycle will be a crafty one. Make something to keep in every session. For all kids, ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 04