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Icon of the event Magic Camp
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 8-10) Sign up for Magic Camp and learn amazing tricks and illusions from a professional magician over the course of one week. Discover the secrets of coin and rope magic, make your own props and put on your own show! Re...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 18
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
Mon Oct 23
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 Sep 15
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 24
Icon of the event Tween Makers Club - CANCELLED
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Come join the fun and create DIY projects to bring home each week!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 22
Tue Aug 29
Icon of the event Chess Club
11:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents.All ages and levels are welcome.Drop-in.No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 26
Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Do you like video games? Want to show off your console skills on the Wii or PS3? Join us for afternoons filled with fun and new friends! For ages 6 to 12. Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 01
Wed Nov 08
Wed Nov 15
Wed Nov 22
Wed Nov 29
Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail and The Niagara Escarpment
Thu Sep 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

One just turned 50, the other is over 400 million years old - but they're a perfect match: how the Bruce Trail coupled up with the Niagara Escarpment and made for the best relationship ever!...

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 Aug 29
Icon of the event Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Transform everyday items or recycled materials into creative crafts and cool toys! For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Monday, November 20, 2017. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit the second floor...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 04
Mon Dec 11
Icon of the event DIY: NAIL'D It!
Sat Aug 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Join us to learn how to make your nails totally on fleek. With expert how-tos to guide you and a variety of colours and decorations, you won?t be going home with bland and average nails today!...