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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

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 Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Sat Aug 26
Sat Sep 02
Icon of the event Knit & Crochet @Richview Library
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Every Tuesday of the month, drop in to knit and/or crochet at Richview library with our beginner or expert participants. Bring your unfinished project or yarn and needles to start a new project. Knitting and crocheting books/...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 27
Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event A Century of Ontario Photographs
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation examines some of the highlights of the Archives of Ontario's extensive photograph collections, and explains how these records are managed and preserved. It showcases photographs produced by Ontario governmen...

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

Take the LEGO challenge! Each week, there will a differenct challenge to solve using LEGO....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 03
Icon of the event Snap Circuits and other games
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play with electricity and circuitry during this hands-on program! Or play chess, checkers, cards or Mastermind. Drop-in. Ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshops: Rolled Paper Beads
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to make beads by rolling paper....

Icon of the event Magic Camp
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Sign up for Magic Camp and learn amazing tricks and illusions from a professional magician over the course of one week. Discover the secrets of coin and rope magic, make your own props, and put on your own show!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 03
Tue Jul 04
Wed Jul 05
Thu Jul 06
Fri Jul 07
Icon of the event Lunchtime Gaming
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us over your lunch break to play a wide variety of games. From classic board-games to Xbox 360/One, Nintendo Wii, and PlayStation 3, we have something for everyone....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 06
Wed Sep 20
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 18
Icon of the event DIY: Tie Dye Fashion
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Join us and make your very own tie dye shirts because our shirts are 'tie-die for'! Bring your own blank white shirt - we'll provide the rest....