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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

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 Jun 26
Icon of the event Easy Stop Motion Animation with your phone or tablet
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring any smartphone, recent iPod Touch or tablet. Learn to use it with a free App to make short stop motion animation movies. Share them with friends and family. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7746. Ages 13+ or c...

Icon of the event Knit & Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Patterns and instructions provided, starter materials available to borrow. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 21
Fri Aug 04
Fri Aug 18
Fri Sep 01
Icon of the event All About 1867 - Canada's Great Lakes Ships and Shipwrecks
Fri Jun 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Discover the exciting stories of several Canadian ships from the year 1867, the year Canada became a country!...

Icon of the event Crafters' Circle
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern Elms

Come out and enjoy good company with other knitters and crafters.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Wed Aug 09
Wed Aug 16
Wed Aug 23
Icon of the event Adult Colouring
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Colouring relaxes your brain, reduces stress, enhances your vision, creativity, motor skills and focus. Improve your focus, concentration, problem solving and organizational skills, all while your totally relaxed. Materials p...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Weston

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 Organic Gardening with Karen Heisz
Thu Jun 29, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Malvern

Learn about organic gardening with SOUL (Society for Organic Urban Land Care) Certified Professional, Karen Heisz. This interactive session will include a discussion about soil structure and a hands-on activity. The workshop ...

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 23
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Fri Sep 29