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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:
Tue Jul 25
Fri Jul 28
Fri Sep 22
Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop
Tue Jun 20, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn how to make individual jewellery in this hands-on workshop. No experience is required. Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewellery making. All supplies will be provided....

Icon of the event Family Chess Day
Wed Jun 21, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us to discover the game of Chess. Find out the rules of the game, how to move each pieces and understanding basic Chess strategies. Have some fun learning with the family or by challenging other to compete. All ages are ...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Fri Jun 23
Fri Jun 30
Icon of the event Fall Papermaking Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is a factor...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Icon of the event Easy Stop Motion Animation with your phone or tablet
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring any smartphone, recent iPod Touch or tablet. Learn to use it with a free App to make short stop motion animation movies. Share them with friends and family. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7746. Ages 13+ or c...

Icon of the event Teen Gaming
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Get your game on at the library! Test your gaming skills on our consoles and challenge your friends!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 26
Icon of the event The World Inside and Around a Beehive
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Anatole Yarmosh, a fourth generation hobby beekeeper and author of "The World Inside and Around a Beehive" will share his knowledge of bees and of how to construct a small-scale hive....

Icon of the event  Palmerston LEGO and Board Games Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join The Palmerston LEGO and Board Games Club - the June 2017 edition, four Mondays:...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 05
Mon Jun 12
Mon Jun 19
Mon Jun 26
Icon of the event Northern Lights Craft
Tue Aug 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Sanderson

Create your own version of the beautiful northern lights!...