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Icon of the event Ontario Garlic: the story from farm to festival
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Peter McClusky, founder of the Toronto Garlic Festival and author of Ontario Garlic: the Story from Farm to Festival, will be giving a talk on everything you ever wanted to know about garlic, including:...

Icon of the event Chess In The Library
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Brookbanks

Featuring casual chess, Blitz and CFC-rated games. Saturday mornings 10:00 am - 12:00 noon


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 11
Sat Jul 18
Sat Jul 25
Sat Aug 01
Sat Aug 08
Icon of the event Ready, Set, Party!
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Queen/Saulter

Let's have a Wii party. Materials will be provided. Drop-in, no registration required.

Icon of the event Painting on the Run
Fri Sep 25, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Queen/Saulter

Join local artist Jean Frances for a demonstration of how she paints 'on the spot' and 'on the run'. Using simple materials on hand and three tubes of paint she will demonstrate how she makes a kit for sketching 'on the spot...

Icon of the event Play N Learn
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Morningside

This is an interactive drop-in program for caregivers and children from birth-6 years old and is presented in partnership with the Scarborough East Ontario Early Years Centre. Children will engage in a variety of activities, ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 30
Thu Aug 13
Icon of the event Knitting Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Our knitting group meets weekly with the goal of donating warm knitted goods to local community members in need....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 06
Mon Jul 13
Mon Jul 20
Mon Jul 27
Mon Aug 10
Icon of the event Crafters' Circle
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Northern Elms

Bring your handiwork and spend some time with fellow knitters and crocheters.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 05
Wed Aug 12
Wed Aug 19
Wed Aug 26
Wed Sep 02
Icon of the event Let's Play Together
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Books are fun and the best jumping off point for summertime play. Join us at the library for stories, silliness, craftiness, movement, games and of course: PLAY! This program is intended for ages 4 & up....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 07
Tue Jul 14
Tue Jul 21
Tue Jul 28
Tue Aug 04
Icon of the event Puppet Masters
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Participate in this fun four-week puppetry series. Step one, make puppets. Step two, explore script-writing and storytelling using your new puppet pals. This program is suitable for ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 08
Wed Jul 15
Wed Jul 22
Wed Jul 29
Icon of the event Get Crafty with Eyeballs and Magazines
Mon Jul 06, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Enjoy an afternoon of craft! Make mini-notebooks and silhouette art from magazines or make (slightly creepy) eyeball magnets. All materials provided, just bring your creativity. Ages 12-19. No registration required.