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Icon of the event Summer Chess Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Interested in learning how to play Chess? Then join us on Friday afternoons in July and August for our Summer Chess Club. Participants will be using our 3D printed chess sets and our custom outdoor chess tables. The focus wil...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Play a favourite PS3 game or try something new on the Wii or Xbox! Drop by for afternoons filled with fun and new friends. Drop-in, no registration required. This program will be relocated to the first floor while Room 2 unde...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 29
Icon of the event Handraising Monarch Butterflies
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn all about the Monarch Butterfly and how to raise one at home!...

Icon of the event Jewellery Making for Kids
Tue Jul 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn to make beautiful jewellery with different materials and techniques. All tools and materials will be provided....

Icon of the event Call of Gamers: Teen Video Game Nights
6:15 pm - 7:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join Malvern's Youth Advisory Group for a night of fun and video games including games for Wii, PS3 and XBox 360. No registration required, just drop in and get your game on!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club and Eid Celebration
Wed Jul 06, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Celebrate the beginning of the TD Summer Reading Club and Eid al-Fitr. Join us for an afternoon of face painting, henna, crafts, games and more!...

Icon of the event Magic Tricks Club - FULL
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Haven't received your Hogwarts letter yet? Here's the next best thing! Learn amazing magic tricks to confound your family and friends! For ages 6 to 12. Registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 27
Icon of the event Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!
Fri Jul 29, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us and celebrate our favourite wizard's birthday, and the release of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". Make your own golden snitch, try your hand at tessomancy (the art of reading tea leaves), and perfect your calligr...

Icon of the event Wild Wednesday: Crafternoon
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Spend a wild afternoon getting artsy and crafty. Make it and take it home! For ages 6 and up. Drop-in, no registration required. Large groups must enquire ahead of time. Limit of one large group per Wild Wednesday event. Larg...