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Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 02
Sat Aug 09
Sat Aug 16
Sat Aug 23
Sat Aug 30
Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cedarbrae

A great place to share your interest in yarn. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, drop in and spend some time with fellow crafters. It's also a great way to practice your English conversation skills. Please bring your own yar...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 05
Mon Aug 11
Mon Aug 18
Mon Aug 25
Tue Sep 02
Icon of the event The Teen Mega Gamefest
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Sanderson

How many games can you win? Earn points everytime you are first place in a board or video game (solo or team)....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 30
Wed Aug 06
Wed Aug 13
Wed Aug 20
Icon of the event LEGO Builders and Makers
Tue Aug 05, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sanderson

Calling all LEGO builders and makers! Use your imagination to make a unique creation. For ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Board Game Night!
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Sanderson

Come test out your board game skills on some old classics and new favourites. For ages 6 to 12....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 31
Thu Aug 07
Icon of the event Book Hacking for Teens
Thu Aug 14, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Malvern

A secret safe, flowerpot or art installation...the opportunities for recycling and repurposing old books are endless. Get creative and up-cycle a book into a new treasure.

Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Read and discuss knitting fiction. Learn how to crochet puppets and toys to accompany your children's favorite stories. Patterns and instruction provided. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 05
Fri Sep 19
Fri Oct 03
Fri Oct 17
Fri Nov 07
Icon of the event Chocolate Fun Factory Workshop
Fri Aug 22, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Cedarbrae

Chocolatier David Levy from Chocolate Tales leads a fun, educational, and interactive workshop that will allow participants to taste, create, and learn all about the art of chocolate making in a high-energy atmosphere, includ...

Icon of the event Glowing Textiles for Teens
Mon Aug 18, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Malvern

Get glowing with a Fashion Futures workshop presented by The Textile Museum of Canada. Using conductive thread and LED lights, learn how to create a circuit and consider the ways in which blinking lights attached to clothing ...

Icon of the event Library Bingo!
Thu Aug 07, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Palmerston

Join us for a great game of Library Bingo and other fun activities in Palmerston Library Theatre!...