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Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Birding is fun,easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fin...

Icon of the event Creativity and Memoir Writing
Mon May 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Ignite your creativity, imagination and innovative thinking through creativity exercises such as memoir writing, creative writing, storytelling and visualization. Spaces are limited. To register, please call 416-394-5270.

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 Apr 28
Fri May 26
Icon of the event April Fool's Prankster Workshop
Sat Apr 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Do you have dreams of being the class clown? A master prankster? Learn some hilarious (but harmless!) pranks to try out on your friends - perfect for April Fool's Day! Ages 8-12....

Icon of the event The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Toronto: A swimmable, drinkable, fishable water city
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to TO? Not sure where you can swim? We have what you need to know (and do!) in this new city of yours. Swim Drink Fish Canada will help you make the transition from "newcomer" to "Torontonian" by giving you the informatio...

Icon of the event All About 1867 - Canada's Great Lakes Ships and Shipwrecks
Mon Jun 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

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

Icon of the event Awesome After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club with tons of fun activities. Bring your friends or make some new ones!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event Scrabble Club
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Love words? Join our club, meet new friends and have fun. Drop in. Fridays.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail
Fri May 19, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada, with 890 km of trail between Niagara and Tobermory. Built and maintained by volunteers, it spans the spectacular Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Bios...