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Icon of the event Seeds and Gardening
Sat May 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn what a seed library is and the importance of preserving and exchanging seeds from Toronto Seed Library staff. Please bring seeds to participate in a seed exchange. Children will have the opportunity to plant their own s...

Icon of the event Magic Show: The Secret  Art of  Magic Tricks
Sat Mar 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairview

Join Ayan Deb, magician extraordinaire, who loves to play exquisite card tricks that only he knows the secret behind their magic. In this two hours workshop, Ayan will teach you some of the secrets of his magic. Ages 12 and...

Icon of the event Paper-Crafternoon
Sat May 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairview

Come celebrate Asian Heritage Month by trying your hand at the Japanese art of origami and other awesome papercraft. Choose from a range of paper-folding patterns including some of your favourite pop culture and gaming icons....

Icon of the event Knitter's Drop-In
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Long Branch

Would you like to share your love of knitting? Want to learn how to knit? Bring your own needles or use ones provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 02
Thu Apr 09
Thu Apr 16
Thu Apr 23
Thu Apr 30
Icon of the event Container Gardening: Gardening Series
Fri Mar 27, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

This workshop offers the basics of organic and container gardening. It is aimed at apartment and condo dwellers who want to experiment with growing food in limited spaces, like their balconies or windows. This workshop is pre...

Icon of the event Basic Jewellery Making for Seniors
Mon Jun 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairview

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands on workshop. No experience required. All supplies will be provided by the artist. Please register at the information desks or call 416-395-5750.

Icon of the event Beads and Beyond!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Interested in designing fun accessories for yourself? Want to create a handmade gift? Come and craft your own bracelets, necklaces and more out of beads, ribbon and other materials!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 02
Mon Mar 09
Mon Mar 23
Icon of the event Jewellery Making for Seniors
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. All ages and all levels welcome. Drop in. No registration required. For more information please call 416-395-5750.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 28
Sat Mar 07
Icon of the event Wednesday Knit Night!
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Some supplies provided, please bring your own if you have them.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 18
Wed Apr 15
Wed May 20
Wed Jun 17