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Icon of the event Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 06, 2014 - Sat Dec 20, 2014
Eatonville

Join us for our chess club every Saturday. Everyone is welcome from the beginner to the pro. No experience or registration required.

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 02
Sat Aug 09
Sat Aug 16
Sat Aug 23
Sat Aug 30
Icon of the event Knitter's Drop-In
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Long Branch

Would you like to share your love of knitting? Want to learn how to knit? Bring your own needles or use ones provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 04
Thu Sep 11
Thu Sep 18
Thu Sep 25
Thu Oct 02
Icon of the event Console Gaming for Older Adults
Sat Aug 16, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Leaside

Have you ever wondered how they work and what kind of games are available for adults? Here?s your chance to become like a kid again and learn and play some new games on Wii and Xbox. Drop in, no registration required.

Icon of the event Tatting, anyone?
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Long Branch

Drop in and spend some time with fellow Tatters. Everyone welcome regardless of experience. Visit www.FringeTatters.ca for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 25
Sat Nov 22
Icon of the event Knit Wits for Kids
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Main Street

Children (aged 6 and up) and teens are invited to join the Knit Wits over the summer to learn or improve their knitting skills. Knit Wits meet every Thursday. Beginners, advanced and master knitters are all welcomed. Bring y...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 31
Thu Aug 07
Thu Aug 14
Thu Aug 21
Icon of the event Book Hacking for Teens
Thu Aug 14, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Malvern

A secret safe, flowerpot or art installation...the opportunities for recycling and repurposing old books are endless. Get creative and up-cycle a book into a new treasure.

Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Read and discuss knitting fiction. Learn how to crochet puppets and toys to accompany your children's favorite stories. Patterns and instruction provided. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 05
Fri Sep 19
Fri Oct 03
Fri Oct 17
Fri Nov 07
Icon of the event Glowing Textiles for Teens
Mon Aug 18, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Malvern

Get glowing with a Fashion Futures workshop presented by The Textile Museum of Canada. Using conductive thread and LED lights, learn how to create a circuit and consider the ways in which blinking lights attached to clothing ...

Icon of the event Leaside Garden Society
Sat Sep 13, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Leaside

The Leaside Garden Society meets nine times a year for friendly and informative sessions on gardening topics. Visitors and new members welcome....