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Icon of the event Chinese Painting & Calligraphy
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Members of the Ontario Chinese Artists Association will have live performance and provide on-site coach.

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Fri May 26
Icon of the event The Weedless Garden
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Winning the war on weeds without poisoning the environment! Find out how to identify and define weeds in your garden, control the spread without pesticides, lawn management and alternative groundcovers, and more.

Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Everybody has a story to tell. Bring an object and join us for a show and tell program. Make connections with others in your community while working with researchers from the University of Toronto to shape your stories and me...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 27
Icon of the event Top Tips for Top Vegetables Panel
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bridlewood

Must-have advice on growing these popular vegetables: beans, cucumbers, leafy greens, onions, garlic, peas, peppers, potatoes, root vegetables, squash and tomatoes....

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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 After School LEGO and Board Game Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Hillcrest

Come build, create and explore with LEGO or play a variety of board games. Join us for some fun times after school. For ages 8-12. Drop-in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 08
Thu Jun 15
Thu Jun 22
Icon of the event Podcasting 101
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Hillcrest

An introductory workshop on podcasting, including how to create, listen to or be a guest on a podcast. Lecture to be followed by a demonstration of a podcast recording. Suitable for ages 13 and up....

Icon of the event Knitting Circle
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us for an informal knitting circle: all levels of knitters welcome! Bring your own yarn and needles and share your projects and ideas with other knitters. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Icon of the event After School LEGO and Board Game Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Hillcrest

Come build, create and explore with LEGO or play a variety of board games. Join us for some fun times after school. For ages 8-12. Drop-in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Thu May 25