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Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation for Teens
Wed Aug 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Create a stop motion animation movie using the NFB Stop Mo Studio app for iPad. Ages 13-19. Please register in person or by phoning 416-393-7717. Spaces limited.

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event How to Raise Monarch Butterflies with Carole Pasternak
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Observing a Monarch butterfly as it transforms itself from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly is among the most thrilling experiences that nature offers. But unfortunately, the number of Monarch butterflies are dwindling. ...

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Wrap Party
Wed Aug 03, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Prizes, treats and games to wrap up this year's Summer Reading Club events At Gerrard-Ashdale. All ages. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Gamerz Challenge
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

Bring your game face and challenge your friends to X-Box.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 29
Thu May 05
Fri May 06
Thu May 12
Fri May 13
Icon of the event Mixed Media Workshop
Tue Aug 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

We will make individual collages using some mixed media techniques. Learn to work in ink, paint and paper. Experiment with fabric and textures. Registration required. Adults and teens. Free.

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Knitting and Crocheting
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

A great place to share your interest in yarn and knitting. Whether you?re a beginner or a seasoned pro, drop in and spend some time with fellow knitters / crocheters. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 11
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 22
Wed Jul 13