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Icon of the event Canadian Animal Origami
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Please note that registration for the Monday, July 10th session of this program is full!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 21
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 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 Knit & Lit
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Are you a knitter or have always wanted to learn? Bring your needles and yarn and join us the first Wednesday of the month to share ideas, skills or knit socially....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 06
Wed Oct 04
Wed Nov 01
Wed Dec 06
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 and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with similar interests in art and painting. All levels, most media (NO OIL please), any style...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 06
Wed Sep 20
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 18
Mon Nov 06
Icon of the event Charades
Tue Aug 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Act it out, make funny faces, do what you have to do... Just don't make a sound! Join us for a game of Canadian-themed Charades, and be ready to get silly!...

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 Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
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 Aug 19
Sat Aug 26
Sat Sep 02
Sat Sep 09
Sat Sep 16
Icon of the event Rain Gardens
Sat Sep 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to transform the area under your downspout into a beautiful rain garden. Speakers will highlight how to create and maintain these gardens as well as what their benefits are to both you and the environment.

Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Play SuperSmash Bros, Mario Kart and more using our WiiU! For children ages 6-12 in Room 1. Tuesday Oct 3 - Tues Oct 24 (no Gamerz on Oct 30). Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24