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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 St. Patrick's Day Storytime & Craft
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Wear something green and enjoy the luck o' the Irish at Pape/Danforth with a special St. Patrick's Day storytime & craft....

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 Feb 24
Tue Mar 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 26
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a casual game with your family and friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registrati...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 04
Sat Mar 11
Sat Mar 18
Sat Mar 25
Icon of the event Monarch Tagging Along the Scarborough Bluffs!
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

This presentation at Cliffcrest Branch will discuss the tagging of monarch butterflies at Rosetta McClain Gardens. For the last 3 years monarchs have been tagged at Rosetta on their migration to Mexico! Results of this proce...

Icon of the event Basic Hand Sewing
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

This program is cancelled....

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Parkdale

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event Snap Circuitry Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Ever wonder how electronics work? Want to try building your own interactive projects? Learn basic circuitry through hands-on activities using Snap Circuits! For ages 9 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Pl...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a casual game with your family and friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registrati...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Do you like video games? Want to show off your console skills on the Wii or PS3? Join us for afternoons filled with fun and new friends! For ages 6 to 12. Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 22
Wed Mar 01
Wed Mar 08
Wed Mar 22
Wed Mar 29