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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 Ingredients:  understanding what's in your beauty products (Part 1)
Tue Jan 13, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

There are millions of skin care and cosmetic products on the market, many of which claim to do wonderful things. However, in recent years, environmental groups have been claiming that many common cosmetic ingredients are toxi...

Icon of the event Christmas Tree decorating/ crafts
Sat Nov 29, 2014 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Perth/Dupont

Drop in any time today to help decorate the library Christmas tree. You can make a craft for our tree and another to take home with you....

Icon of the event Eating for a Living
Wed Feb 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Join Toronto Star food editor/Saucy Lady columnist Jennifer Bain as she provides a free-ranging talk on topics such as her 15 years 'eating for a living', how she got into food writing and how that has changed, the changing f...

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 Oct 30
Thu Nov 06
Thu Nov 13
Thu Nov 20
Thu Nov 27
Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

An afternoon gathering for adult crafters. Learn how to knit, quilt, crochet and sew. Learn how to create new designs and teach others. Make friends and create personal and/or community projects in friendly casual setting.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 27
Mon Nov 03
Mon Nov 10
Mon Nov 17
Mon Nov 24
Icon of the event Christmas Family Time
Fri Dec 05, 2014 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Taylor Memorial

Christmas themed stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children with their parents or caregivers.

Icon of the event Fabric Landscape Art
Sat Feb 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Taylor Memorial

Participants will be guided to make a piece of art inspired by the Group of Seven Canadian artists. Using a variety of fabrics and an iron, pieces of material will be tansformed into a beautiful landscape. Please call the b...

Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 10, 2015 - Sat Mar 28, 2015
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Icon of the event Birding 101
Tue Jan 20, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Birding 101" for absolute beginners. Ever wanted to be a birdwatcher! This presentation will introduce beginners to birding, covering topics like: getting started, birdwatching guides, binoculars, species identification, s...