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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

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

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Sat Aug 26
Sat Sep 02
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 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
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 Jun 23
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event Family Craft:  Q-Tip Paint Sculpture
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

With just Q-tips, paint, and cardboard, celebrate Canada's 150 birthday by making a keepsake ornament or anything else your creative mind might unleash!...

Icon of the event LEGO Challenge
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Take the LEGO challenge! Each week, there will a differenct challenge to solve using LEGO....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 03
Icon of the event Street Knit
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Put your needles together and help keep someone without a home warm this year. Patterns, wool and some needles are available, but all material contributions and donations are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 27
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 29
Icon of the event Snap Circuits and other games
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play with electricity and circuitry during this hands-on program! Or play chess, checkers, cards or Mastermind. Drop-in. Ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
Icon of the event Bingo! Eh?
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a Canadian-themed Bingo contest! Children and families of all ages are welcome. Drop in!

Icon of the event International Geocaching Day event
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us as we celebrate International Geocaching Day 2017. This is an opportunity to share your geocaching adventures, nightmares and meet other geocachers....

Icon of the event Family Craft:  Grow a Grass Head 101
Fri Jul 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Why buy a Chia pet when you can make your own? Using stockings, soil and grass seeds, create a Mounted Police and watch as grass grows out from the head....