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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 Hand Sewing for Seniors
Wed Jun 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come in and enjoy our sewing session for one hour and a half. You will learn or review some basic sewing skills, meet other seniors and have fun. You will bring a small project home....

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 Jul 08
Fri Jul 22
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 19
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 02
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Monarch Butterfly Information
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Come and learn how to raise and care for Monarch Butterflies. Presentation by Kellie Scott.

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Icon of the event Repair Cafe
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

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...

Icon of the event Summer Program: All about Pets!
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Malvern

Are you thinking about adding a pet to your family?...

Icon of the event Chatelaine's Quilting Club
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Our Chatelaine's Quilting Club meets every Tuesday at 6:30 pm. Join the group to make quilts together and donate them to local charities. Beginners welcome.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 28
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.