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Icon of the event Watercolours:  Images & Shapes
Thu May 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Don Mills

Explore your inner artist and step out of the box painting in...

Icon of the event Adult Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Downsview

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Chess players of all levels are welcome. Registration required. To register or for more information ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 16
Tue Feb 23
Tue Mar 01
Tue Mar 08
Tue Mar 15
Icon of the event Knitting Pop-Up  Cable Knitting
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

For the more experienced knitter, we will offer instruction on how to knit cables and follow a pattern. Materials will be provided but feel free to bring something you are already working on.

Icon of the event Ask an Expert: Growing the Romantics - Roses, Peonies & Irises
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Don Mills

Learn how to plant, prune, fertilize and care for the divine divas of the flower world. Join Master Gardener Susan Lipchak for a brief history of the romantic plants, growing tips and 26 varieties that will add drama to your...

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

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 20
Sat Feb 27
Sat Mar 05
Sat Mar 12
Sat Mar 19
Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Feb 22
Mon Feb 29
Mon Mar 07
Mon Mar 14
Mon Mar 21
Icon of the event Knitting Pop-Up Learn the Basics
Tue Feb 16, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Lillian H. Smith

An absolute beginner's course to knitting. Cast on, knit, purl and cast off. Materials will be provided but you may also bring your own equipment.

Icon of the event Ask an Expert: 15 Ways to Garden Large in Small Spaces
Thu Apr 14, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fairview

Fun and practical ideas to expand your garden space such as delightful ways to create unity, drama and colour, visual tricks that borrow and mirror views or change levels, step by step plans for a small garden and more!...