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Icon of the event Knitting & Crochet Circle
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Weston

Join us for an informal knitting and crochet circle. All skill levels welcome. Please bring your own items/supplies.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
Mon Jul 04
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Gremlin Invasion!
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

You walk into your home in the middle of the night and hear soft steps and slight hissing all around. Scared, you quickly turn on the lights to find that...GREMLINS have taken over your house!...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Snap Circuit Workshop
Fri Jul 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

In this workshop participants will learn the science behind circuitry and how to connect circuits to build different projects....

Icon of the event After School Club for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for fun activities. For ages 8-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Icon of the event In the Jungle Safari Storytime
Tue Aug 09, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us as we go on a safari and meet animals of the jungle! Songs and stories will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event PA Day:  Slide into Summer Storytime & Craft
Fri Jun 10, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us in celebrating SUMMER, which is just around the corner. We will sing and share stories about summer and then create a summertastic craft! Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Klezmer Music Presentation
Mon Jun 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come listen to Klezmer Music and learn all about it. What is it? Where did it come from? What are its musical sources? How did it turn up in the New World? How did it assimilate? Why did it come to an end? What sparked...

Icon of the event Preschool Art Play
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Come play with play-doh, paint, and glue as we explore craft materials and make some simple art. For children ages 2-6 and their caregivers. Come dressed to get messy! Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 02
Thu Jun 09
Thu Jun 16
Thu Jun 23