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Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Wild Wednesday: Crafternoon
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Spend a wild afternoon getting artsy and crafty. Make it and take it home! For ages 6 and up. Drop-in, no registration required. Large groups must enquire ahead of time. Limit of one large group per Wild Wednesday event. Larg...

Icon of the event Haunted Library Lock-Up
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and library trivia before you end up trapped inside Fairview Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?...

Icon of the event Escape It: Library Lock-Up
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and library trivia before you end up trapped inside Fairview Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?...

Icon of the event Summer Lego Competition
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humber Summit

Join in the fun and see what you can build with our huge collection of Lego pieces on one massive table top.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Thu Aug 18
Thu Aug 25
Icon of the event DIY: Bath & Body
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Natural. Organic. Free. Freshen up your look for spring and drop by for a fun afternoon of DIY beauty products. Make your own bath bombs and customize your craft with different colors and ingredients. Materials will be provid...

Icon of the event Summer Fun Bingo
Wed Aug 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Humber Summit

Join us for an hour of Summer Fun playing Bingo and winning prizes....

Icon of the event Robotics: NXT Robotics Building & Competition
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Build robots using LEGO and program them using NXT software. Team up and put your robots to the test in this three-session challenge! No previous experience required!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 20
Sat Aug 27
Sat Sep 03
Icon of the event Bucc N Flvr 5 Week Dance Intensive
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Members of Much Music?s Best Dance Crew and Team Canada?s Street Dance Champions Bucc N Flvr are back by popular demand for a 5-week dance intensive about self-expression through dance moves and choreography....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 02
Tue Aug 09
Tue Aug 16
Tue Aug 23
Tue Aug 30
Icon of the event Summer Gamemakers
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Ever wanted to make your own video game? This workshop will introduce participants to videogame controls involving non-traditional "controllers". No programming experience required! This program is for teens ages 12 and up. R...