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Icon of the event 15 Ways to Garden Large in Small Spaces
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Discover fun and practical ways to expand your garden space with Toronto Master Gardener Pat Concessi. Pat will take you through the step-by-step planning of a small garden using delightful ways to create unity, drama and col...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

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 Apr 28
Fri May 26
Icon of the event Seedy Saturday
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Downsview

Join the Toronto Seed Library (TSL) at the Downsview Public Library...

Icon of the event The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Toronto: A swimmable, drinkable, fishable water city
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to TO? Not sure where you can swim? We have what you need to know (and do!) in this new city of yours. Swim Drink Fish Canada will help you make the transition from "newcomer" to "Torontonian" by giving you the informatio...

Icon of the event GIY ? Grow It Yourself
Sat Apr 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Grow If Yourself, the new mantra to address the rising cost of food and safety concerns. Fresh, organic home grown community vegetable gardens, back yard plots, front yard plots, roof tops, and balconies. A network of people ...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event Knitting and Crocheting
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

If you enjoy knitting and crocheting and would like the chance to meet other crafters in the community, please drop in. All you need to bring are knitting needles/crochet hooks and your favorite yarn. Several community volunt...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 25
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....