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Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Aug 12, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Location: Fairview

Celebrate our nation's 150th birthday by going camping in our beautiful national parks! Learn how to plan your trip, plus related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the great outdoors. Presented by Parks Canada as p...

Icon of the event Knit Wits
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join Main Street's knitting and crochet club. Share your projects with other knitters/crocheters, teach a technique, learn a technique, and enjoy great conversation. All level of knitters welcome. Bring your own yarn, needles...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 29
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Icon of the event Science Challenge Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

The library is your laboratory! Can you build a chair out of newspapers? Can you drop an egg off a balcony and keep it from breaking? Take the challenge and join us for cool hands-on experiments! For ages 9 to 12. Registratio...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 08
Fri Sep 15
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event Papier Maché creations
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Over 3 workshops, first sculpt and then paint an iconic Canadian animal in papier maché. Artists should attend all 3 workshops....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 03
Wed Aug 09
Thu Aug 10
Icon of the event Creepy Craft Saturdays
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Hallowe'en themed crafts to get in the "spirit".


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 07
Sat Oct 21
Icon of the event DIY: Tie Dye Fashion
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Join us and make your very own tie dye shirts because our shirts are 'tie-die for'! Bring your own blank white shirt - we'll provide the rest....

Icon of the event TPL Teens at Dawes Road
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Teens: Celebrate the summer, books and Canada's 150 with challenging activities, crafts and contests. Design a t-shirt, work with papier maché, escape a puzzle room, recreate a Canadian masterpiece and more....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 04
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 Teen Graffiti Art
Wed Jul 26, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Learn the basics of graffiti style with this hands-on workshop led by a professional graffiti artist from Unity Charity....

Icon of the event Games Making with Randy Orenstein
Fri Aug 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Create and build your own board game with game developer Randy Orenstein....