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Icon of the event After School Maker Program
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Looking for something fun to do? Want a new hobby? Join us for this creative arts and crafts program. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 06
Tue Jun 13
Tue Jun 20
Tue Jun 27
Icon of the event The Golden Era of Postcards
Fri May 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

For the past seven years George Sachs has been the President of the Toronto Postcard Club, the largest such club in Canada. Postcards are fascinating pieces of history, a record of another time that we still have today. Georg...

Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event A Century of Ontario Photographs
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation examines some of the highlights of the Archives of Ontario's extensive photograph collections, and explains how these records are managed and preserved. It showcases photographs produced by Ontario governmen...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Mon Jul 10, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

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 Lunchtime Gaming
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us over your lunch break to play a wide variety of games. From classic board-games to Xbox 360/One, Nintendo Wii, and PlayStation 3, we have something for everyone....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 14
Wed Sep 06
Wed Sep 20
Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshops: Button Making
Thu Jun 29, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discover how to make and design your own buttons....

Icon of the event LEGO Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Are you up for a challenge? Try one of our LEGO building challenges and see where your creativity can take you. Every week is a new event, from making a Stop Motion movie to Building the Tallest towers, the possibilities are ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 12
Mon Jun 26
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 24
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 15, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Malvern

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 Let's Paint Together
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

If you are a beginner or experienced artist, join us in our friendly and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with similar interests in art and painting. All levels, all media (NO OIL please), any style....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 21