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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 Learn to Write Creative Non-ficton
Fri Sep 19, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

This workshop features discussion and writing exercises that explore the powers of writing your own story. With Readings from How to Talk to Crazy People and How to Write Creative Non-fiction by Donna Kakonge.

Icon of the event Scrabble Club
Ongoing event running from Fri Feb 07, 2014 - Fri Dec 19, 2014
Eatonville

Love words? Join our club, meet new friends and have fun. Drop in. Fridays 1-3.

Icon of the event Make it and Fly It:   Paper AirplaneFun
Tue Jul 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Join us to make paper airplanes, then race them to see how they perform. Ages 6+ Space is limited. Please register

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 Locker Magnets Workshop:
Wed Oct 01, 2014 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

Come in and create some decorative magnets to spice up your locker or fridge! Make your own personalized magnets with scrapbooking paper, and other mixed media. All supplies will be provided....

Icon of the event Wire Work Jewellery Making
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

Learn how to do wire work jewellery and how to construct it using headpins, open and close jump rings, and hook and eye closures. Complete a single strand corded necklace with a pendant, a pair of wire work earrings and a wir...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 08
Mon Sep 15
Icon of the event Call of Gamers: Teen Video Game Nights
6:15 pm - 7:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Join Malvern's Youth Advisory Group for a night of fun and video games including games for Wii, PS3 and XBox 360. No registration required, just drop-in and get your game on!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 31
Thu Aug 07
Thu Aug 14
Thu Aug 21
Thu Aug 28
Icon of the event Art Class for Beginners
Fri Oct 03, 2014 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

A wonderful opportunity to learn from an artist with 25 years of teaching experience! Asha has travelled extensively to teach, and held exhibitions of her work in Tokyo, Singapore, India and London....

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