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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Street Knit
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Put your needles together and help keep someone without a home warm this year. Patterns, wool and some needles are available, but all material contributions and donations are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event Spring Gardening Checklist
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join a panel of experts from Toronto Master Gardeners in a lively discussion that will help you produce your best garden ever!...

Icon of the event Show & Tell: Storytelling at the Library
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Everybody has a story to tell. Bring an object and join us for a show and tell program. Make connections with others in your community while working with researchers from the University of Toronto to shape your stories and me...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
Icon of the event Chinese Brush Painting
Sat May 13, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Join us for Asian Heritage Month and learn the skilful and ancient art of Chinese Brush painting. Adults, older adults, and teens are welcome. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required, and is limited to 20 part...

Icon of the event Family Literacy Month: Game Night
Mon Jan 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Drop in and play literacy-promoting board games like UpWords and Scrabble. Have fun, try something new, and get your game face on!...

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Need a break? Drop in for an afternoon gathering of adult crafters who teach and learn from one another. Craft any designs from sewing, knitting, quilting, crocheting and more. Bring a project that you are working on or pick...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 27
Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop
Tue May 02, 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...

Icon of the event The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Please register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Digital Camera Club for Beginners and Amateurs
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Bring your camera, pictures and videos (bring yours on a thumb drive)....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 21
Tue Mar 21
Tue Apr 18
Tue May 16
Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 28
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Sat Feb 25