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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 26
Tue Jul 25
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event Drawing Workshops for Kids
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join us for drawing classes for children. We will be having 3 sessions during the month of May. Learn how to use drawing applications and pencil drawing techniques. Spaces are limited. Please register by calling 416-395-5966 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 29
Icon of the event Fall Papermaking Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is a factor...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Icon of the event The World Inside and Around a Beehive
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Anatole Yarmosh, a fourth generation hobby beekeeper and author of "The World Inside and Around a Beehive" will share his knowledge of bees and of how to construct a small-scale hive....

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event Lunch Time Video Games
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Come to the library to eat your lunch and play video games in the program room on the lower level. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 16
Fri Jun 23
Icon of the event All About 1867 - Canada's Great Lakes Ships and Shipwrecks
Fri Jun 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Discover the exciting stories of several Canadian ships from the year 1867, the year Canada became a country!...

Icon of the event Gardening For Birds, Butterflies and Beyond
Thu Jun 08, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Port Union

This free program is presented by staff of the Toronto Region Conservation Authority. Helping the environment starts in your own backyard. Learn how to attract and protect native species, such as Monarch butterflies, nesting...

Icon of the event Upcycle your Clothing Workshop for Teens
Thu May 25, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Teens are welcome to join us for fun and creative ideas on how to fix your own clothes. Bring a t-shirt, an old pair of jeans or anything that needs to be fixed or decorated. For more information please call 416-395-5966.

Icon of the event Gamerz Night Club
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join our gaming club and challenge other players. Ages 9-12. Drop-in. For more information please call 416-395-5966.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 29