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Icon of the event Gardening For Birds, Butterflies and Beyond
Thu Jun 08, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Port Union

This free program is presented by staff of the Toronto Region Conservation Authority. Helping the environment starts in your own backyard. Learn how to attract and protect native species, such as Monarch butterflies, nesting...

Icon of the event Create Your Own Board Game
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Learn how to build your very own board game from award winning creator Adam Clare! In this workshop, you will learn about game design, create rules for your game, and bring home a finished product to play with friends and fam...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 26
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a casual game with your family and friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children ages 5 and up....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Mon Jul 10, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

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 Drawing Workshops for Kids
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join us for drawing classes for children. We will be having 3 sessions during the month of May. Learn how to use drawing applications and pencil drawing techniques. Spaces are limited. Please register by calling 416-395-5966 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 29
Icon of the event Craft n' Chill
Sat Sep 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Chat and de-stress while trying your hand at the Japanese art of origami and other awesome paper-crafts. Choose from a range of paper-folding patterns including some of your favourite pop culture and gaming icons. Open to all...

Icon of the event Origami for Kids
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Children are invited to learn how to make easy origami. For ages 5-12. Drop-in program. For more information please call 416-395-5966.

Icon of the event Knit & Crochet Afternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Socialize with other knitters and crocheters! Some supplies provided, please bring your own if ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 22
Icon of the event Creative Foundations: A Youth Art Series
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Lynda Watson of Dreamation?s Creative Foundations Youth Art Program is returning to engage youth in another fun and creative art program. This year?s series is entitled: ?EXPLORE?. From exploring painting techniques to painti...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provided...