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Icon of the event Sewing Basics
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn the basics of sewing a variety of media, including recycled clothing, on an ordinary sewing machine....

Icon of the event Repair Cafe
Sat May 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Want to learn how to fix small appliances or home electronics? Come to the Repair Café and find out how to diagnose problems and after a half hour presentation practice what you?ve learned. Bring your own broken item to repai...

Icon of the event Leaside Garden Society
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

The Leaside Garden Society meets nine times a year for friendly and informative sessions on gardening topics. For more information, please call 416-422-0538 or e-mail leaside@gardenontario.org.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 12
Thu Jun 09
Icon of the event Go Wild for Crafts
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Summer crafting fun.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Icon of the event Leaside Needleworx Group (Knitting and Crocheting @ the Library)
10:00 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Bring your own projects or start something new. Everyone welcome.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 03
Icon of the event Puzzles/Games Night
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Join in with others every Monday night and enjoy solving/completing some jigsaw puzzles or playing games....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 02
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Icon of the event Make some cards!
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

Learn some card making techniques - stamping, water colouring and paper piecing. Nothing says "You are special" like a handmade card. Come out and make one for that certain someone. Registration required - adults and teens. ...

Icon of the event STEM Program: Symmetry with LEGO
Wed May 04, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Leaside

Use LEGO to learn about symmetry in nature. Build a symmetrical butterfly or a snowflake out of LEGO blocks. Part of the Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) program series at the library. For ages 4-12. No registra...

Icon of the event Toronto Master Gardener
Thu May 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

"Ask an Expert"...

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 May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04