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Icon of the event Chalk It Up!
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Chalk it up! Learn how to draw with chalk, create your own stencils and make your own sidewalk chalk! Presented by Vibe Arts For Children and Youth....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 15
Icon of the event Teen Gaming Nights
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Spend an evening with at the library with your friends! Play video games and classic board games with other teens. Don't know how to play?? That's ok, our friendly Youth Advisory Group members will help you learn the skills y...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Wild Gaming Mondays- Minute to Win it
Mon Jul 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Are you an expert at games? Come take part in this challenging game. Contestants have to complete a series of 60-second challenges that use objects that are commonly available around the house. You have a minute to win it!...

Icon of the event Summer Gamemakers
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Ever wanted to make your own video game? This workshop will introduce participants to videogame controls involving non-traditional "controllers". No programming experience required! This program is for teens ages 12 and up. R...

Icon of the event Klezmer Music Presentation
Mon Jun 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come listen to Klezmer Music and learn all about it. What is it? Where did it come from? What are its musical sources? How did it turn up in the New World? How did it assimilate? Why did it come to an end? What sparked...

Icon of the event DIY: Custom Candle Creation
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Light up your life with your own crazy creation! Put old crayons and creativity together to make a special gift for someone you care about or for you to enjoy. Please bring a small glass jar or one 2 to 3 ounce glass to the p...

Icon of the event Altered Books
Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come and join the fun creating an altered book. Make a pop-up book, a secret treasure chest, or a 3D image from an unwanted book.

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Play a favourite PS3 game or try something new on the Wii or Xbox! Drop by for afternoons filled with fun and new friends....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 15
Wed Jun 22
Wed Jun 29
Icon of the event DIY: SCRAP That!
Mon Jul 18, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Totally Teen Scrapbooking 101! Have you always wanted to make a visual journal of your favorite and most memorable pictures and memorabilia? This is your chance to preserve those memories and put them all together in your ver...