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Icon of the event Robotics: NXT Robotics Building & Competition
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Build robots using LEGO and program them using NXT software. Team up and put your robots to the test in this three-session challenge! No previous experience required!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 20
Sat Aug 27
Sat Sep 03
Icon of the event Knitting & Crocheting Circle
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Whether you're an avid knitter or just a beginner, come join us for an informal time of knitting and crocheting....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Thu Aug 18
Thu Aug 25
Icon of the event Watercolour Painting for Teens
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

In this program you will learn the basics of watercolour through a variety of fun activities and techniques. At the end of this program you will be able to bring home your own pieces of artwork....

Icon of the event Teen Interest/Hobby Groups
Wed Aug 03, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

The session on August 3 is cancelled....

Icon of the event Making Great Sausage with The Healthy Butcher
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Dave Meli, head butcher at Toronto's own Healthy Butcher, shows us how to make our own great-tasting sausages at home and discusses the importance of organic, sustainable farming - not just for our environment, but for our be...

Icon of the event Game Design Summer Camp
9:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Want to learn how to design a game? Now you can! Join this free one-week, full-day Game Design Summer Camp. In the morning, learn how to design a game on the computer. For the afternoon, go outdoors and play physical games su...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 22
Tue Aug 23
Wed Aug 24
Thu Aug 25
Fri Aug 26
Icon of the event Fun with Colours
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

An excellent introductory program to introduce children to variety of colours. Children will learn the primary and secondary colours. Co-sponsored with the Malvern Family Resource Centre. Drop-in program. For ages 2-6.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Mon Aug 22
Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event DIY: Bath & Body
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Natural. Organic. Free. Freshen up your look for spring and drop by for a fun afternoon of DIY beauty products. Make your own bath bombs and customize your craft with different colors and ingredients. Materials will be provid...

Icon of the event Button Making for Teens
Mon Sep 12, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Jones

Come to Jones after school and learn how to make your very own button to take home!...