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Icon of the event Chalk It Up!
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Chalk it up! Learn how to draw with chalk, create your own stencils and make your own sidewalk chalk! Presented by Vibe Arts For Children and Youth....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 15
Icon of the event Summer Gamemakers
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Ever wanted to make your own video game? This workshop will introduce participants to videogame controls involving non-traditional "controllers". No programming experience required! This program is for teens ages 12 and up. R...

Icon of the event Board Games
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Play a variety of Board Games. First-come, First-served. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Aug 25
Icon of the event Knitting & Crochet Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Want to learn how to knit or crochet with a fun group of people? Looking for help with your knitting or crochet project? Join our Knitting & Crochet Circle! The circle is led by friendly Albion residents every Tuesday nigh...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Wild Life Trivia
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Woodside Square Presents Animal Trivia for children 6 to 8 years old. Registration begins June 15th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8978. Space is limited

Icon of the event DIY: Custom Candle Creation
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Light up your life with your own crazy creation! Put old crayons and creativity together to make a special gift for someone you care about or for you to enjoy. Please bring a small glass jar or one 2 to 3 ounce glass to the p...

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 28
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Lego
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for fun with Lego and create stop motion films. For children ages 6 to 12. Registration begins June 15th. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
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....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 15
Wed Jun 22
Wed Jun 29