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Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Long Branch

Birding is fun, easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fi...

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 and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with similar interests in art and painting. All levels, all media (NO OIL please), any style....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 01
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 19
Wed May 03
Wed May 17
Icon of the event Father's Day Craft
Sat Jun 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Steeles

Join us to make something special for Father's Day!

Icon of the event Keep Calm and Colour On
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

Colour your cares away while you enjoy the latest craze of adult colouring. Materials will be provided, or bring your own. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 11
Sat Mar 25
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 22
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jun 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

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....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 04
Sat Mar 11
Sat Mar 18
Sat Mar 25
Icon of the event Gardening with LEGS
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Bringing the Outdoors In. Join local gardeners to share tips, plants, seeds and more. Co-sponsored with the Lakeshore Environmental Gardening Society. info@legsetobicoke.ca 416-37-5449.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 06
Thu May 04
Thu Jun 01
Icon of the event Illustration Celebration
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Get ready to make lots of squiggly marks and collaborate with others with this do-it-yourself demo. You will be creating your own illustrations and experimenting with different formats. Learn how to make; zines, stickers, and...

Icon of the event 3D Printing Demonstration
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn about one of the library's favourite new technologies, the 3D mini printer. See a 3D print job from start to finish. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Knitting and Crochet Circle
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Weston

Everyone is welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Socialize with other knitters and crocheters! Please bring your own materials.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 27
Mon Mar 06
Mon Mar 13