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Icon of the event The World Inside and Around a Beehive
Sat Apr 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Locke

Join Anatole Yarmosh, author and fourth generation hobby beekeeper, for a fun and informative presentation on bees. Anatole will supply you with instructions to build your own small-scale hive. Come discover the many direct b...

Icon of the event Digital Camera Club for Beginners and Amateurs
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Bring your camera, pictures and videos (bring yours on a thumb drive)....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 18
Tue May 16
Tue Jun 20
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a casual game with your family and friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children ages 5 and up....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
Icon of the event Origami Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Try your hand at the art of paper folding! Create your own amazing creatures and treasures to take home. For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, April 18. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395-5750.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Mon May 29
Icon of the event Keep Calm and Colour On
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

Colour your cares away while you enjoy the latest craze of adult colouring. Materials will be provided, or bring your own. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 22
Sat May 06
Sat May 20
Sat Jun 03
Icon of the event Street Knit
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Put your needles together and help keep someone without a home warm this year. Patterns, wool and some needles are available, but all material contributions and donations are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 27
Icon of the event Puppetry Club - FULL
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

All the world's a stage! Bring characters to life and create your own stories with rod, shadow and sock puppets. For ages 6 to 12.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 27
Icon of the event The Fun Zone
Tue May 16, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Locke

Fun after school for ages 6 years and up. Crafty Kids. No registration required.

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Locke

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 Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop-in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29