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Icon of the event 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. Patterns and instructions provided, starter materials available to borrow. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 21
Fri Aug 04
Fri Aug 18
Fri Sep 01
Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Sat Aug 26
Sat Sep 02
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Wed Jul 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

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 Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 22
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 05
Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 22, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

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 Pape/Danforth Knitting Circle
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us and bring your own needles and yarn. All are welcome. Limited instruction may be available for beginners from our group members. Drop in. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 13
Wed Oct 11
Icon of the event Organic Gardening with Karen Heisz
Thu Jun 29, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Malvern

Learn about organic gardening with SOUL (Society for Organic Urban Land Care) Certified Professional, Karen Heisz. This interactive session will include a discussion about soil structure and a hands-on activity. The workshop ...

Icon of the event A Century of Ontario Photographs
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation examines some of the highlights of the Archives of Ontario's extensive photograph collections, and explains how these records are managed and preserved. It showcases photographs produced by Ontario governmen...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 15, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Malvern

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....