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Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Join us for Chess in the Library! Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children 5 and up. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 05
Sat Sep 12
Sat Sep 19
Sat Sep 26
Sat Oct 03
Icon of the event Art Class for Beginners
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Learn simple yet stunning techniques for creating beautiful painting on your first try. All materials are supplied for your use.

Icon of the event Raptor watching at Rosetta McClain
Tue Sep 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the fall migration of Raptors (Hawks, eagles, falcons, vultures) along the Scarborough bluffs. This presentation will introduce you to the 15 or so spec...

Icon of the event Gaming
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Maria A. Shchuka

Compete against your friends and play video games....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 15
Tue Sep 22
Tue Sep 29
Icon of the event Ontario Garlic: the Story from Farm to Festival
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Peter McClusky, founder of the Toronto Garlic Festival and author of Ontario Garlic: the Story from Farm to Festival, will be giving a talk on everything you ever wanted to know about garlic, including:...

Icon of the event STORYgami
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Join Lillian H. Smith Branch's origami club. All beginner, intermediate and advanced folders are welcome to meet every first Saturday of the month. The University of Toronto Origami Club F.O.L.D. (Fly with Origami, Learn to...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 05
Sat Oct 03
Sat Nov 07
Icon of the event Gamerz Challenge
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Rexdale

Bring your game face and challenge your friends to X-Box.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 10
Fri Sep 11
Thu Sep 17
Fri Sep 18
Thu Sep 24
Icon of the event Make a Wild Thing Craft with Plasticine Artist Barbara Reid
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Make a plasticine Wild Thing with award-winning children's author and illustrator Barbara Reid. After the craft program, tour the Sendak exhibit "Let the Wild Rumpus Start" at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books....

Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Play a favourite PS3 game or try something new on the Wii or Xbox! Drop by for afternoons filled with fun and new friends. Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 09
Wed Sep 16
Wed Sep 23
Wed Sep 30
Wed Oct 07
Icon of the event Holdiay Card Craft Program
Thu Dec 03, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Make a card celebrating Kwanza, Hanukkah, Christmas, Solstice or any other upcoming holiday. Ages 6-12. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7717.