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Icon of the event Kick-Start Your Memoir Using the Senses
Fri Nov 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join author and editor Sharon Crawford for an interactive workshop on how to write a memoir. The workshop will include using the senses to trigger memories; pointers on collecting documents, photos and doing other basic resea...

Icon of the event Chess Club (For Kids)
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn the game and play against your friends or challenge new opponents. All levels are welcome. Must be 6-12 years old. Call 416-393-7712 or speak to staff to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 18
Wed Oct 25
Icon of the event Let's Paint Together
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

If you are a beginner or experienced artist, join us in our friendly, quiet, and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with similar interests in art and painting. All levels, most media (NO OIL please), a...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 18
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 20
Mon Dec 04
Mon Dec 18
Icon of the event Teens After School Chess Club
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcomed....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10
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 Beginner Watercolour Painting
Sat Oct 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Join us and learn how to paint with watercolours from talented artist Edie Bergl. Create your own artwork to take home. No experience necessary. Registration required.

Icon of the event LSP: Chess Club
11:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Chess Club members gather each week to play casual chess games. Players of all ages and strengths, especially newcomers are welcomed....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 06
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
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 After School Fun with Lego & K'Nex
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us after school for fun with lego and k'nex. Ages 6 - 12. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 07
Tue Nov 14
Tue Nov 21
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 05