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Icon of the event Chalk It Up!
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Chalk it up! Learn how to draw with chalk, create your own stencils and make your own sidewalk chalk! Presented by Vibe Arts For Children and Youth....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 15
Icon of the event Go Wild for Crafts
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Summer crafting fun.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Icon of the event The Joker's Wild: Learn Card Tricks
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 Choose Your Own Adventure Scavenger Hunt
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 Storybook BINGO
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Get ready to see all your favourite children's book characters in this year's Storybook BINGO! Get ready for great prizes and tons of fun! Ages 5 & up....

Icon of the event Outdoor Survival Game
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Select your animal and survive in this outdoor chase game that demonstrates the basics of ecology and food chains. Be the last animal standing and win! Ages 7 & up....

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Play a favourite PS3 game or try something new on the Wii or Xbox! Drop by for afternoons filled with fun and new friends....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 15
Wed Jun 22
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....