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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 Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event After School Club - Origami
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Create origami crafts every Tuesday this September. Learn the art of paper folding, and take home all your creations. All materials provided!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Icon of the event Collage and Contemporary Art
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Coined in the 20th Century, collage is used by artists to make political statements and as process work to explore different formal relationships (colour, shape, size, texture, etc.)....

Icon of the event Library Lock-Up
Sat Jul 29, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Love escape rooms? Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and trivia before you end up trapped inside Fairview Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?...

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 Get Inspired Workshops: Button Making
Thu Jun 29, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discover how to make and design your own buttons....

Icon of the event Creative Foundations: A Youth Art Series
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Lynda Watson of Dreamation?s Creative Foundations Youth Art Program is returning to engage youth in another fun and creative art program. This year?s series is entitled: ?EXPLORE?. From exploring painting techniques to painti...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
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 Harry Potter Book Party
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Calling all wizards, witches, and muggles! Return to Hogwarts this summer for a Harry Potter themed book party and discover your patronus within. Enjoy games, crafts, and quizzes. Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23