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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 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. Crafts range from beading and jewelry making, paper crafts, and more. Bring a project that you are working on or pick up...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 17
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 22
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. Register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

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

Learn how to make new crafts with a variety of materials in a safe and welcoming environment....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 27
Mon Apr 03
Mon Apr 10
Icon of the event All About 1867 - Canada's Great Lakes Ships and Shipwrecks
Mon Jun 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Discover the exciting stories of several Canadian ships from the year 1867, the year Canada became a country!...

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 Mar 28
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 27
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. Crafts range from beading and jewelry making, paper crafts, and more. Bring a project that you are working on or pick up...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 17
Icon of the event Toronto: A swimmable, drinkable, fishable water city
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to TO? Not sure where you can swim? We have what you need to know (and do!) in this new city of yours. Swim Drink Fish Canada will help you make the transition from "newcomer" to "Torontonian" by giving you the informatio...

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. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail
Fri May 19, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada, with 890 km of trail between Niagara and Tobermory. Built and maintained by volunteers, it spans the spectacular Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Bios...