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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Family Hangout
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Spadina Road

Children and caregivers get together to play and socialize with other families. All ages. No registration required.

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

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 06
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Icon of the event Chess Club (For Kids)
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn the game and play against your friends or challenge new opponents. All levels are welcome. Must be 6-12 years old. Call 416-393-7712 or speak to staff to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 18
Wed Oct 25
Icon of the event Knitters
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 04
Thu Jan 11
Thu Jan 18
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Icon of the event The Fun Zone
Tue Dec 05, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Locke

Fun after school for ages 6 years and up. Crafty Kids. Pick up a ticket half an hour before the program begins.

Icon of the event Live Painting Demonstation
Sat Oct 21, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Locke

Join us for a live painting demonstration in the front lobby, offered in partnership with Yonge Lawrence Village. Local artist, Joan McGivney will be using oil on canvas to create a landscape painting in a Plein Air style. Dr...

Icon of the event The Fun Zone
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

Lego Challenge. Fun after school for ages 6 and up. Pick up a ticket before the program starts each week....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
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, quiet, and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with similar interests in art and painting. All levels, most media (NO OIL please), a...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 18
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 20
Mon Dec 04
Mon Dec 18
Icon of the event Halloween Crafts
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Its that time of year again to scare your family and friends, come and get your face painted, and create your own scary crafts.

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

Drop in and spend some time with fellow tatters. Co-sponsored with Fringe Tatters. www.FringeTatters.ca


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 27