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Icon of the event Magic Show: The secret art of magic tricks
Thu Mar 19, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Join Ayan Deb, magician extraordinaire, who loves to play exquisite card tricks whose secret only he knows! In this one-hour workshop, Ayan will teach you some of his favourite magic tips and tricks. Ages 10 and up. Registrat...

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 Mar 06
Fri Mar 20
Icon of the event Teen Craft: Make your own Harry Potter wizard's wand
Wed Mar 18, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

If you were in the Harry Potter books, what would the core of your wand be: phoenix feather, dragon heartstring, veela hair, or unicorn tail? Come out and create your own magical, personalized wizard?s wand! Ages 11-18. Regis...

Icon of the event Ask an Expert: Growing the Romantics: Roses, Peonies & Irises
Thu Apr 09, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Malvern

Spring is finally here! That means it's time to get your gardening gloves and spades ready to create your dream garden!...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 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 Apr 04
Sat Apr 11
Sat Apr 18
Sat Apr 25
Sat May 02
Icon of the event Ask an Expert- Pollinator Gardens
Wed Apr 22, 2015 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

Toronto Master Gardener presents the latest buzz on creating a haven for pollinators. Topics include: What is a pollinator garden? Why plant one? Characteristics of pollinator plants, details and recommendations for specific ...

Icon of the event Brain Games
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Take time to play! Puzzles, cards and games help increase your memory and work your mind! Bring your own or try one of ours! This drop-in program for older adults is cosponsored with Malvern Family Resource Centre, Seniors C...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 23
Thu May 28
Thu Jun 25
Icon of the event Drama Games
Wed Mar 18, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

After School Club is continuing right through March Break. Come show your silly side at Drama Games. There is an actor/actress inside of everybody waiting to come out!...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 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 Mar 07
Sat Mar 14
Sat Mar 21
Sat Mar 28
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:
Mon Mar 09
Mon Mar 16
Mon Mar 23
Mon Mar 30
Tue Apr 07