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Icon of the event Lego Robotics Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

A six-week introduction to programming and building with Lego Mindstorms robots. In addition to programming, there is a strong focus on the trickiness of troubleshooting and how to work in teams to complete a goal together....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 23
Thu Mar 02
Thu Mar 09
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 St. Patrick's Day Storytime & Craft
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Wear something green and enjoy the luck o' the Irish at Pape/Danforth with a special St. Patrick's Day storytime & craft....

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 Basic Hand Sewing
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

This program is cancelled....

Icon of the event Henna Art
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Meet a professional Henna artist in action and get a special design!

Icon of the event After School Makers Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

What can you create with LEGO and K'Nex? The possibilities are endless! Join us in the Glass Room to explore the endless possibilities....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
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....

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. Please register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Pape/Danforth Knitting Circle
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

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:
Wed Mar 08
Wed Apr 12
Wed May 10
Wed Jun 14