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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Fall Paper Making 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 limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
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 Oct 27
Fri Nov 24
Fri Dec 22
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, most media (NO OIL please), any style...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 18
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 20
Mon Dec 04
Icon of the event Build a Haunted Castle Workshop
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Spend an afternoon at the library creating your very own spooky palace with boxes, paper rolls, and tissue. Add a touch of cobwebs, spiders, and bats, and showcase your terrifying creation in the library, just in time for Hal...

Icon of the event Noon Year's Eve Celebration
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Forget staying up until midnight, kids rule New Year's at noon! Join us for some Noon Year's Eve crafts, activities, and countdown to noon! A New Year's Eve program for the whole family. All ages....

Icon of the event Teens After School Chess Club
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcomed....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10
Icon of the event Bridge for Beginners
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Learn bridge and challenge your mind! Attend this weekly session to learn the fundamentals of three aspects of the game: bidding, play and defence....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 21
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Icon of the event Kick-Start Your Memoir Using the Senses
Fri Nov 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join author and editor Sharon Crawford for an interactive workshop on how to write a memoir. The workshop will include using the senses to trigger memories; pointers on collecting documents, photos and doing other basic resea...

Icon of the event Teen Tuesdays with Edgar and Judith
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Edgar and Judith invite you to drop by the second floor for weekly contests, games, crafts, creative writing or just some space to do your homework....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Tue Nov 07
Icon of the event Teens After School Chess Club
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcomed....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13