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Icon of the event Canadian Animal Origami
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us and learn how to make some Canadian animals out of origami paper! We will be making 4 different animals at each session....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 10
Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Need a break? Drop in for an afternoon gathering of adult crafters who teach and learn from one another. Crafts range from beading and jewelry making, paper crafts, and more. Bring a project that you are working on or pick up...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
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 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
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 Are You Game?
Wed Mar 29, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us for board games, meet new people, and enjoy light snacks. There will be a variety of games to choose from but feel free to bring your own to share. Drop-in. Fun for all ages!

Icon of the event Lego Challenge!
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

4 challenges. 10 minutes each. Are you ready to build it with Lego? Join us for the Lego Challenge and test your skills! Each session will have new challenges for participants to complete....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 25
Icon of the event Toronto Master Gardeners: Spring Awakening
Wed Apr 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Easy steps to your best garden ever! Monthly tasks for flowerbeds, shrubs, veggie patch, lawn, and more, plus enchanting photos to motivate you to action.

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 Lunch Club
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Enjoy playing board games, cards, chess or working with Snap Circuits on your lunch hour. Mondays, drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 03
Mon Apr 10
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Mon May 08