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Icon of the event After School Club - XBOX Kinect Gaming Zone
3:30 pm - 5:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Hey kids, are you 8-13 years old and want to test your XBOX Kinect gaming skills against other kids? Fun & active games that you control with your entire body, not a controller!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Wed Dec 14
Wed Dec 21
Icon of the event Watercolour and Mixed Media Art for Teens
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Discover fun and fascinating methods in watercolour painting. Learn simple to understand techniques to create unique decorative papers that can be incorporated into collage and mixed media works of art....

Icon of the event Sweets For Your Sweetie
Sat Feb 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

This Valentine?s Day surprise someone you LOVE with your very own chocolate-dipped strawberries or chocolate-dipped marshmallows and package them in style! All supplies provided....

Icon of the event Mario Kart Wii Tournament
Wed Dec 21, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Swing in for some competitive racing fun on our Wii! Battle it out for prizes or sit back, chat, and enjoy snacks!...

Icon of the event Chess Club
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for Chess in the Library! Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children 5 and up. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 10
Icon of the event Paint With Me
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Create your own unique work of art with Artist Erin Reece in a guided 'paintshop' using acrylic and canvas mediums. Each participant will be taught step by step to help recreate their own creation. Be inspired while enjoyin...

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 Jan 20
Fri Feb 17
Icon of the event #DIY Teens: Pom Poms
Mon Dec 12, 2016 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Learn how easy it is to make your own pom-poms! Turn them into a necklace or a bookmark for yourself, or for a friend....

Icon of the event DIY: Snowman Pop!
Sat Dec 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Make the perfect sweet holiday treat for bff, family, or yourself. We supply the candy, you supply the creativity....

Icon of the event March Break Gamemakers
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

This workshop will introduce participants to video game creation, no programming experience required! Representing the Hand Eye Society, a local non-profit videogame arts organization, Ken Cho has coordinated many game-making...