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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

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 Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Fri Sep 29
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 Jul 25
Tue Aug 29
Icon of the event Make a Piñata!
Wed Aug 23, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bummed that summer has to end? Make yourself a piñata and:...

Icon of the event Science Challenge Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

The library is your laboratory! Can you build a chair out of newspapers? Can you drop an egg off a balcony and keep it from breaking? Take the challenge and join us for cool hands-on experiments! For ages 9 to 12. Registratio...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 08
Fri Sep 15
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event Craft n' Chill
Sat Sep 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Chat and de-stress while trying your hand at the Japanese art of origami and other awesome paper-crafts. Choose from a range of paper-folding patterns including some of your favourite pop culture and gaming icons. Open to all...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Aug 12, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Location: Fairview

Celebrate our nation's 150th birthday by going camping in our beautiful national parks! Learn how to plan your trip, plus related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the great outdoors. Presented by Parks Canada as p...

Icon of the event Beaver Fever: Beaver Dam Challenge
Fri Aug 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Have fun exploring one of Canada's national animals and one of nature's greatest engineers: the beaver! Are you ready to take the Beaver Dam Challenge? Create a beaver dam with the supplies provided....

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. For more information, please call t...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 06
Wed Sep 13
Wed Sep 20
Wed Sep 27
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 Jul 29
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Sat Aug 26
Icon of the event CSI Mystery
Wed Jul 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albion

Are you the next Sherlock Holmes? Are you good at solving mysteries? Interview witnesses and solve clues to find out the truth. Bring your friends to solve this mystery as a team!