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Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 04, 2014 - Wed Dec 31, 2014
Gerrard/Ashdale

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

Icon of the event Storygami - The Library's Origami Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Do you love origami? Want to fold with us?...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 06
Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

An afternoon gathering for adult crafters. Learn how to knit, quilt, sew and crochet and create new designs. No experience needed. Create personal and/or community projects in a friendly casual setting. Make friends, enjoy a...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 08
Icon of the event Jane/Dundas Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Jane/Dundas

The Jane/Dundas Chess Club is looking for players!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 13
Sat Sep 27
Sat Oct 11
Icon of the event Knitting and Fibre Arts
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Join expert knitter and spinner Cathy Thomson on the third Thursday of the month (except August). Learn to knit or bring your own project and enjoy knitting with others. All skill levels are welcome. Please bring your own nee...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 18
Thu Oct 16
Thu Nov 20
Thu Dec 18
Icon of the event Paint Play
Thu Sep 18, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Queen/Saulter

Join local artist Saadia Wasim to learn some simple techniques she applies in her paintings. Enjoy demonstrations in a variety of mediums and have some hands-on experience to create your own piece of art, as the same time. Yo...

Icon of the event Get UR Game On!
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Lunch Time - 11:45 AM ? 12:30 PM....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 23
Tue Oct 21
Tue Dec 02
Icon of the event Watercolour Painting for Beginners
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Learn watercolour painting techniques inspired by Canadian artist Emily Carr. Asha Rastogi will lead this hands-on class. All materials supplied. Please call 416-393-7746 to register as space is limited.

Icon of the event Lego Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Queen/Saulter

Join our Lego Club where you can create, build and use your imagination! Drop-in. No registration.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 25
Thu Oct 16
Thu Nov 13
Thu Dec 18
Icon of the event Harvest Fair Face Painting
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mount Pleasant

Chilren transform into a butterfly, a tiger, or spider man! Please stop by the Mount Pleasant branch where children can get their faces painted into their favourite animal or character....