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Icon of the event Toronto: A swimmable, drinkable, fishable water city
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to TO? Not sure where you can swim? We have what you need to know (and do!) in this new city of yours. Swim Drink Fish Canada will help you make the transition from "newcomer" to "Torontonian" by giving you the informatio...

Icon of the event Board Game Challenge
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodview Park

Challenge your friends....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 22
Wed Mar 29
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 31
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 Feb 24
Tue Mar 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 26
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. Drop-in, no registrati...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 04
Sat Mar 11
Sat Mar 18
Sat Mar 25
Icon of the event Snap Circuitry Club
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. Registration begins Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Pl...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
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. Drop-in, no registrati...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
Icon of the event Are You Game?
Wed Mar 29, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us for board games, meet new people, and enjoy light snacks. There will be a variety of games to choose from but feel free to bring your own to share. Drop-in. Fun for all ages!

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 Feb 28
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 30
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 Feb 22
Wed Mar 01
Wed Mar 08
Wed Mar 22
Wed Mar 29
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

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....