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Icon of the event Family Craft:  Friendship Bracelets
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Enjoy an afternoon of family fun, learn to make friendship bracelets using the simple method of a braiding wheel or a square....

Icon of the event Family Craft:  Q-Tip Paint Sculpture
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

With just Q-tips, paint, and cardboard, celebrate Canada's 150 birthday by making a keepsake ornament or anything else your creative mind might unleash!...

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!...

Icon of the event Project Sock Monkey
Tue Jul 04, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us and make a sock monkey to donate to a child in need! Never sewn or made a sock monkey before? That's okay! Our Youth Advisory Group will be helping out, as well as making sock monkeys of their own!...

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 After School Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

After school drop-in every MONDAY for all kinds of FUN! Includes video games, board games and other activities. For children aged 6-12. For the last Monday of the each month, we will feature a special After School Club Progra...


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Icon of the event Maker Monday: Book Bouquet
Mon Jul 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to make rolled paper roses from old books and magazines....

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

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....

Icon of the event Repair Café
Sat Jul 22, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Get broken items fixed for free and learn while doing it! We'll have fixers for computers, electronics, small appliances and furniture, clothes, jewellery, book and paper repair, bikes and more. For whatever you need fixin'...

Icon of the event The Golden Era of Postcards
Fri May 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

For the past seven years George Sachs has been the President of the Toronto Postcard Club, the largest such club in Canada. Postcards are fascinating pieces of history, a record of another time that we still have today. Georg...