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Icon of the event The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Geocaching Puzzle Workshop
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to solve some of the common types of geocaching puzzles. Share puzzle problems and/or solutions with others....

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, all media (NO OIL please), any style....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 19
Wed May 03
Wed May 17
Wed Jun 07
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Weston

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 Bingo! Eh?
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a Canadian-themed Bingo contest! Children and families of all ages are welcome. Drop in!

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 Apr 05
Wed May 03
Wed Jun 07
Icon of the event All About 1867 - Canada's Great Lakes Ships and Shipwrecks
Fri Jun 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Discover the exciting stories of several Canadian ships from the year 1867, the year Canada became a country!...

Icon of the event A Minute to Win It
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

How's your sense of balance? Can you juggle like a pro? Run faster than a cheetah? Hop higher than a bunny? Test your skills in a series of bizarre challenges using everyday items to see if you can win it in a minute!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 18
Icon of the event Scrabble Club
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Love words? Join our club, meet new friends and have fun. Drop in. Fridays.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Bookish Beaver
Mon Jul 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to turn an old children's book into a little beaver friend! A great place to display cards of photos. Make one for yourself, or as a gift!...