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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

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 Discovery Fridays
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Discover and learn something new at each PA Day Friday. Materials will be provided. Ages 6+.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Icon of the event Gamerz Unite!
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Gather your friends and challenge each other on an assortment of board games and video games. For children ages 7 and up.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
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 Long Branch Knitters
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Would you like to share your love of knitting? Want to learn to knit? Bring your own needles and yarn or use the ones provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 30
Icon of the event Creative Foundations: Youth Art Workshop
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Back by popular demand! Fairview Library in partnership with North York Arts are bringing back Dreamation founder Lynda Watson for another Creative Foundations workshop series! This program seeks to engage youth development a...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Icon of the event Colouring and conversation
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation! We supply the colouring pages, pencils, markers, crayons. First and third Friday of each month.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 02
Fri Sep 16
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 21
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Bookish Hedgehog
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Make a cute, not-so-prickly hedgehog from a book. A great gift, or a unique way to display photos, notes, and cards....

Icon of the event DIY: SCRAP That!
Mon Jul 18, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Totally Teen Scrapbooking 101! Have you always wanted to make a visual journal of your favorite and most memorable pictures and memorabilia? This is your chance to preserve those memories and put them all together in your ver...

Icon of the event Wrap Bracelets
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Have fun making wrap bracelets for yourself and friends! Ages 10-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.