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Icon of the event After School Club - Knitting for Kids!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn how to knit at the library! We'll show you basic techniques to get started. You might even get to take some of your creations home. Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Pape/Danforth Knitting Circle
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us and bring your own needles and yarn. All are welcome. Limited instruction may be available for beginners from our group members. Drop in. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 14
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Sock Puppets
Mon Aug 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Make a sock puppet friend, and try it out at our puppet theatre! Socks will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own....

Icon of the event Lego Challenge!
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

4 challenges. 10 minutes each. Are you ready to build it with Lego? Join us for the Lego Challenge and test your skills! Each session will have new challenges for participants to complete....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 08
Icon of the event A Minute to Win It
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

How's your sense of balance? Can you juggle like a pro? Run faster than a cheetah? Hop higher than a bunny? Test your skills in a series of bizarre challenges using everyday items to see if you can win it in a minute!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 18
Tue Aug 01
Icon of the event Family Craft:  Grow a Grass Head 101
Fri Jul 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Why buy a Chia pet when you can make your own? Using stockings, soil and grass seeds, create a Mounted Police and watch as grass grows out from the head....

Icon of the event Canadian Animal Origami
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us and learn how to make some Canadian animals out of origami paper! We will be making 4 different animals at each session....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 10
Mon Aug 21
Icon of the event Board Game Night
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Board games are great for keeping your brain fit and healthy! Join us for an evening of strategy, competition, and fun! Play one of our board games, or bring a board game you wish to share with other board game fans. Clue, Je...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jul 06
Thu Aug 03
Thu Sep 07
Icon of the event Family Craft:  Donuts
Fri Aug 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

In 1964, a famous Canadian named Tim Horton opened his first donut shop in Hamilton, Ontario. Come learn to make your own personal donuts using socks and mitts. It might not sound very tasty but it sure is fun!...

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Bookish Beaver
Mon Jul 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to turn an old children's book into a little beaver friend! A great place to display cards of photos. Make one for yourself, or as a gift!...