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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 Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Sat Jul 02
Icon of the event How to Raise Monarch Butterflies with Carole Pasternak
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Observing a Monarch butterfly as it transforms itself from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly is among the most thrilling experiences that nature offers. But unfortunately, the number of Monarch butterflies are dwindling. ...

Icon of the event Repair Cafe
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Get broken items fixed for free and learn while doing it! We'll have fixers for computers, electronics, small appliances, furniture, clothes, jewelry, books and more. For whatever you need fixin', bring it on! Registration...

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 May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
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 Adult Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 May 31
Icon of the event Anyone Can Make a Quilt
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Want to create a quilt of your own? Need help getting started? Join quilting artist Joanne Lynes who will show us the basics of hand quilting by demonstrating how to build a quilt sandwich from three layers of fabric. She ...