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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Read and discuss knitting fiction. Learn how to crochet puppets and toys to accompany your children's favorite stories. Patterns and instruction provided. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Make some cards!
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

Learn some card making techniques - stamping, water colouring and paper piecing. Nothing says "You are special" like a handmade card. Come out and make one for that certain someone. Registration required - adults and teens. ...

Icon of the event Drop-in Halloween craft
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

Drop in between 10 and 3 to make a spooky Halloween craft. All welcome.

Icon of the event Card Making Extravaganza!
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Malvern

Two sessions: 2 – 3 pm & 3 – 4 pm...

Icon of the event Raptor Watching at Rosetta McClain
Tue Sep 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the unbelievable fall migration of Raptors along the Scarborough bluffs. This presentation will explain how the raptors are identified and will introduc...

Icon of the event Mixed Media Workshop
Tue Aug 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

We will make individual collages using some mixed media techniques. Learn to work in ink, paint and paper. Experiment with fabric and textures. Registration required. Adults and teens. Free.

Icon of the event Repair Café
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Get broken items fixed for free and learn while doing it! We'll have fixers for computers, electronics, small appliances, furniture, clothes, jewelry, books and more. For whatever you need fixin', bring it on! Registration wi...

Icon of the event Board Games for Seniors
Wed Aug 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come in and join other seniors or our teen volunteers for fun. You will have a variety of board games to play with, from Boggle, Bingo to Brain Quest....