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Icon of the event Knitting Circle
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Come join us for an hour of knitting. Bring your own needles and yarn. All levels are welcome. Limited instruction may be available for beginners from our friendly residents. Drop in. No registrations required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
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 Nov 27
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 29
Wed Dec 06
Wed Dec 13
Wed Dec 20
Icon of the event The Fun Zone
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

Tech Challenge. Fun after school for ages 6 and up. Pick up a ticket before the program starts each week....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 28
Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Sat Dec 09
Sat Dec 16
Sat Dec 23
Icon of the event Art for Tots
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Children will explore art materials and techniques, including clay, paint, pastel and collage. Ages 2-4. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 27
Mon Dec 04
Mon Dec 11
Mon Dec 18
Icon of the event STORYgami
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Origami meet-up for kids the first Saturday of each month....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 02
Sat Jan 06
Sat Feb 03
Sat Mar 03
Icon of the event Spring has Sprung Story Time
Mon Mar 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us for Spring-themed stories, activities and a simple craft. All ages are welcome. Daycares please call the branch to register.

Icon of the event March Break Crafternoon
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Celebrate March Break with a fun afternoon of creative arts and crafts! For ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registration required. Space is limited. Large groups must enquire ahead of time.

Icon of the event Save Our Scruff Takes Fairview!
Sat Dec 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Join Fairview as we welcome Kristine from Save Our Scruff (SOS), a Toronto non-profit dog rescue organization. Kristine will be discussing who SOS is, dog behaviour and care, and she'll be showing off a SOS dog alumni named G...