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Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 22
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Icon of the event Colouring Club at Cedarbrae
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join in and colour your way through the hour at the Cedarbrae Colouring Club. Relax your brain, reduce stress, and enhance your vision. Materials are provided....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Sat Aug 26
Sat Sep 02
Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Do you love to knit? Do you want to learn? Join our group of knitters that meet in study room #1 on the second floor to chat, work on a project, share your skill and learn something new. All levels welcome. Supplies provided ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Knitting and Crochet Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

For those who want to join a group, chat and - of course - knit or crochet! Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Tue Aug 08
Tue Aug 15
Tue Aug 22
Icon of the event Monarch Butterfly Rearing
Sat Jul 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us to learn how you can contribute to conservation of Monarch butterflies and protect monarch populations in Toronto....

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 Digitizing Family Memories
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 05, 2017 - Thu Sep 28, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

Bring your photographs, family heirlooms, writings and other materials to be documented and digitized as part of your personal collection. 10 AM to 1.30 PM. All Ages welcome. No registration required....

Icon of the event Bookbinding 101
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 09, 2017 - Sat Sep 23, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

Starting with simple folding and stapling techniques and progressing to advanced sewn and casebound book structures, this workshop will guide participants through various methods of binding. Participants will learn to house t...

Icon of the event Kick-Start Your Memoir Using the Senses
Fri Nov 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join author and editor Sharon Crawford for an interactive workshop on how to write a memoir. The workshop will include using the senses to trigger memories; pointers on collecting documents, photos and doing other basic resea...

Icon of the event Knitting Group
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

If you enjoy knitting and would like the chance to meet other knitters please come to this free drop-in program. All you need to bring are knitting needles and your favorite yarn. A volunteer will be here to provide instructi...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 22
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Sat Aug 26