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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Sat Aug 26
Sat Sep 02
Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Icon of the event Chinese Painting & Calligraphy
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Members of the Ontario Chinese Artists Association will have live performance and provide on-site coach.

Icon of the event Knitting and Crochet Circle
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Weston

Bring your yarn, needles and crochet hooks and join us in the Children's department.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 05
Mon Jun 12
Mon Jun 19
Mon Jun 26
Icon of the event Fused Bead Fun
Fri Jun 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Dawes Road

Make and melt your own Canada 150 design.

Icon of the event Game On! Video gaming in the library
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Join us in the library every Tuesday night for some classic video game multiplayer matches. The last Tuesday of the month there is a tournament with a prize for the best player. Some of the games include: Super Smash Brothers...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 23
Icon of the event Papier Maché creations
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Over 3 workshops, first sculpt and then paint an iconic Canadian animal in papier maché. Artists should attend all 3 workshops....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 03
Wed Aug 09
Thu Aug 10
Icon of the event Snap Circuits and other games
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play with electricity and circuitry during this hands-on program! Or play chess, checkers, cards or Mastermind. Drop-in. Ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Need a break? Drop in for an afternoon gathering of adult crafters who teach and learn from one another. Crafts range from beading and jewelry making, paper crafts, and more. Bring a project that you are working on or pick up...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 05
Mon Jun 12
Mon Jun 19
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jun 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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....