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Icon of the event Chess and Gaming Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Have fun playing chess and other games while you improve your critical thinking skills. Ages 7-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registartion starts June 1, 2016.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Klezmer Music Presentation
Mon Jun 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come listen to Klezmer Music and learn all about it. What is it? Where did it come from? What are its musical sources? How did it turn up in the New World? How did it assimilate? Why did it come to an end? What sparked...

Icon of the event After School Club for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for fun activities. For ages 8-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Wrap Party
Wed Aug 03, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Prizes, treats and games to wrap up this year's Summer Reading Club events At Gerrard-Ashdale. All ages. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Father's Day Craft
Mon Jun 13, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us to make something special for your father, grandfather or caregiver! Ages 4-12. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Altered Books
Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come and join the fun creating an altered book. Make a pop-up book, a secret treasure chest, or a 3D image from an unwanted book.

Icon of the event Lunch Club Games
11:45 am - 12:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play board games, build Lego or Snap Circuits on your lunch hour. School age kids. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 30
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 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 23
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
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 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. ...