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Icon of the event Altered Books
Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come and join the fun creating an altered book. Make a pop-up book, a secret treasure chest, or a 3D image from an unwanted book. Ages 10-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Summer Chess Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Interested in learning how to play Chess? Then join us on Friday afternoons in July and August for our Summer Chess Club. Participants will be using our 3D printed chess sets and our custom outdoor chess tables. The focus wil...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Fri Aug 26
Icon of the event After School Club for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Looking for something to do after school? Join the after school club! We meet every Tuesday to make stuff, play games, do crafts, talk about books, and more! For kids ages 8-12. Please call 416-395-5440 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club JUNIOR
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Go WILD for this year's TD Summer Reading Club! Join us for an afternoon of fun crafts, activities and games. For ages 6-8. Drop-in program. Daycares and large groups please call


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Tue Aug 09
Tue Aug 16
Icon of the event After School Zone: Crafty Kids
Tue Nov 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Locke

For ages 6 years and up. Limit 15. Pick up a ticket at the desk 1/2 hour before the program.

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 13
Sat Aug 20
Sat Aug 27
Icon of the event Wild and Crazy Fun Tuesdays
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

For ages 6 years and up. Pick up your ticket 1/2 hour before the program begins. Limit of 20 children per session....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 09
Tue Aug 23
Icon of the event Wild Wednesday: Crafternoon
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Spend a wild afternoon getting artsy and crafty. Make it and take it home! For ages 6 and up. Drop-in, no registration required. Large groups must enquire ahead of time. Limit of one large group per Wild Wednesday event. Larg...

Icon of the event Monarch Butterflies
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Participants will learn the life cycle of the Monarch butterfly and how to collect, feed and care for Monarchs from egg to butterfly. Each family will take home a free kit including all materials and instructions needed for h...

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club SENIOR
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Go WILD for this year's TD Summer Reading Club! Join us for an afternoon of fun activities, crafts and games. For ages 9-12. Drop-in program. Daycares and large groups please call 416-396-8964.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Thu Aug 18