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Icon of the event Comic Book Button Making Workshop
Thu Jul 31, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Cut out your favourite pictures, images and logos from old comic books and transform them into buttons you can wear, trade or give to your friends. For ages 7 and up....

Icon of the event Elements of Photography
Wed Oct 29, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

What are the secrets behind how famous photos are created? Using engaging images, Photographer Pamela Williams will examine the use of scale, point of view, and composition, while exploring the use of light, focus, timing an...

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 Scrabble Club
Ongoing event running from Fri Feb 07, 2014 - Fri Dec 19, 2014
Eatonville

Love words? Join our club, meet new friends and have fun. Drop in. Fridays 1-3.

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 Wire Work Jewellery Making
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

Learn how to do wire work jewellery and how to construct it using headpins, open and close jump rings, and hook and eye closures. Complete a single strand corded necklace with a pendant, a pair of wire work earrings and a wir...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 08
Mon Sep 15
Icon of the event Call of Gamers: Teen Video Game Nights
6:15 pm - 7:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Join Malvern's Youth Advisory Group for a night of fun and video games including games for Wii, PS3 and XBox 360. No registration required, just drop-in and get your game on!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 31
Thu Aug 07
Thu Aug 14
Thu Aug 21
Thu Aug 28
Icon of the event Tatting, anyone?
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Long Branch

Drop in and spend some time with fellow Tatters. Everyone welcome regardless of experience. Visit www.FringeTatters.ca for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 25
Icon of the event Knitter's Drop-In
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Long Branch

Would you like to share your love of knitting? Want to learn how to knit? Bring your own needles or use ones provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 04
Thu Sep 11
Thu Sep 18
Thu Sep 25
Thu Oct 02
Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Interested in playing chess? Then join Barbara Frum's Chess Club! Have fun playing chess while you improve your critical thinking skills. Open to beginners and experienced players alike. Register by calling 416-395-5440 after...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 01
Fri Aug 08
Fri Aug 15