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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 Perth Dupont Knitting Club
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Come and join the friendly group of knitters at the Perth Dupont Library. Learn to knit or bring your project to work on. Drop-in basis. No commitment to come every week.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Japanese Swordsmanship
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Enjoy a demonstration of the techniques, practices, rituals and etiquette of an ancient form of Japanese swordsmanship known as Katori Shinto Ryu. No registration required.

Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Do you love to knit? Do you want to learn? Join our group of knitters that meet in the 1st floor study room to chat, work on a project, share your skill and learn something new. All levels welcome. Supplies provided for begin...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 02
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
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 02
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 23
Mon May 30
Icon of the event Make your own Jewellery
Mon Jun 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewellery making. All supplies will be provided. High quality glass beads and silver plated components will be used. Come and learn to make your own jewellery and unl...

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 Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Colouring for Adults
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Do you remember how peaceful colouring was when you were a child?...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Board Games for Adults
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Come out to play and enjoy a selection of board games with your friends and family at the library! You?re welcome to bring your own games to share!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Mixed Media Workshop
Tue Aug 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

We will make individual collages using some mixed media techniques. Learn to work in ink, paint and paper. Experiment with fabric and textures. Registration required. Adults and teens. Free.