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Icon of the event Basics of Vegetable Growing
Thu Apr 30, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cedarbrae

This year trained horticulturalists from the Toronto Master Gardeners will be at the library to answer all of your questions about growing vegetables. Learn about the vegetable plants, growing conditions, planting, fertilizin...

Icon of the event Origami Flash Mob
Sat May 02, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Parkdale

Make an Origami Butterflies and set it free! Artist Sam Dizon will be teaching students to create these paper art pieces and together we will create an outdoor art installation. No registration required. Call 416-393-7686 for...

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

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 24
Fri May 01
Fri May 08
Fri May 15
Fri May 22
Icon of the event Life Size Snakes & Ladders
Sat Aug 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Sanderson

The classic board game has come to life and you are the playing piece! Grab some friends or a parent, then see if you can make it to the end....

Icon of the event Puppetry Club
Ongoing event running from Mon Apr 13, 2015 - Mon May 04, 2015
Cedarbrae

Learn about the art of puppetry! During this 4-week program we will discuss puppetry around the world and different techniques used to make puppets. We will also write scripts, and make puppets! In the final week everyone wil...

Icon of the event Jewellery Making Workshop
Wed May 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sanderson

You will learn about materials and tools used in bead stringing jewellery as well as gain knowledge of crimping techniques and design elements. Individuals will complete a single strand illusion beaded necklace in addition to...

Icon of the event Minute To Win It
Thu May 14, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sanderson

You only have sixty seconds to complete your challenge! Featuring favourite games from Minute To Win It....

Icon of the event Cartooning Workshop for Kids
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Palmerston

Popular comic book illustrator Matthew Dimuantes will demonstrate how to create drawings using simple shapes and how to draw animals from reference photos. Attendees are invited to bring along a sample picture of an animal or...

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Join us for Lillian H. Smith's weekly after school club: "The Golden Griffins." This club is intended for ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 22
Wed Apr 29
Wed May 06
Wed May 13
Wed May 20
Icon of the event Library Bingo
Tue Aug 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Sanderson

Come "Play" a special round of Library Bingo....