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Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation for Teens
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Create a stop motion animation movie using the NFB Stop Mo Studio app for iPad. Ages 13-19. Please register in person or by phoning 416-393-7717. Spaces limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 24
Icon of the event Creative Yarn Works
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Come out and enjoy knitting and crocheting. Beginners welcome. We'll help you learn. Bring your own needles and wool....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 25
Thu Sep 01
Thu Sep 08
Thu Sep 15
Thu Sep 22
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 27
Sat Sep 03
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
Icon of the event Knit & Lit
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Are you a knitter or have always wanted to learn? Bring your needles and yarn and join us the first Wednesday of the month to share ideas, skills or knit socially....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 07
Wed Oct 05
Wed Nov 02
Wed Dec 07
Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us on Fridays after school for special activities for children ages 8 to 12. Drop-in program....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Fri Oct 21
Icon of the event Making Great Sausage with The Healthy Butcher
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Dave Meli, head butcher at Toronto's own Healthy Butcher, shows us how to make our own great-tasting sausages at home and discusses the importance of organic, sustainable farming - not just for our environment, but for our be...

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 Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 10
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Harry Potter Wands!
Mon Oct 03, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to make your own, unique, Harry Potter inspired wand! Join us for this free program and create the perfect accessory for your witch or wizard Halloween costume! Planning a different costume? Celebrate the fan in you...

Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Halloween Origami!
Mon Oct 17, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and join us for a free origami program! Learn how to make some spooky origami Halloween decorations. For everyone aged 7 and up. All supplies provided. Drop in!...