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Icon of the event The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

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 Board Games Galore
4:30 pm - 5:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodview Park

Have fun playing board games with friends. Board games included are Jenga, Connect 4, Uno, Chinese Checkers, Checkers, Guess Who, Chess or Cards....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 29
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albion

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 Snap Circuitry Club - FULL
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Ever wonder how electronics work? Want to try building your own interactive projects? Learn basic circuitry through hands-on activities using Snap Circuits! For ages 9 to 12.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 31
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
Tue Jul 25
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 DIY Sharpie Mug
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

Decorate your own mug! Markers provided, mugs supplied on a first come basis. Participants are welcome to bring their own mugs. Drop-in. For ages 10 and up....

Icon of the event Tech for Kids!
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Come and join us for this weekly program exploring robotics, coding and more!


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
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