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Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Clinic
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

It's Bike Month! Come and join us for a FREE hands-on workshop to learn the basics of day-to-day bike maintenance! Topics include: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain, and ensuring you...

Icon of the event Knit One Crochet Too
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brookbanks

Make a simple project each month or work on a bigger project. Casual create chat


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 12
Thu Jun 16
Icon of the event Preschool Craft: Paper Lanterns
Wed May 18, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Northern District

Get crafty with us! May 18 @ 10-10:30am...

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Felt Smartphone Case
Mon Aug 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Make a felt sleeve to keep your device safe and cozy. Bonus: works as a way to wipe those fingerprints off your screen!...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brookbanks

Chess In The Library volunteers present this program featuring casual chess, Blitz and CFC-rated games.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Icon of the event Lego Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join our Lego Club where you can create, build and use your imagination! Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 26
Thu Jun 30
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 25
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Duct Tape Wallet
Mon Jul 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Use duct tape to build a nearly-indestructible wallet. Great for yourself, or a gift for a friend or family member....

Icon of the event Riverside Eats & Beats
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Free street festival on Queen Street East from the Riverside Bridge over the Don, ?til just past Degrassi Street. There will be a variety of interactive kids activities with face painting and origami outside the Queen/Saulte...

Icon of the event Go Craft Yourself! with Ryan Kerr
Mon Jul 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Artist, activist and visual thinker Ryan Kerr is excited to lead a workshop on storytelling using only glue, scissors and construction paper. Based on his self-published memoir...