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Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 22, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

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 Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Wed Jul 19, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: York Woods

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 Bookmaking
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Jane Austen did it. So did Emily Dickinson and Charlotte Bronte and countless others. They made their own books. Bookmaking by amateurs is enjoying a revival as a means of artistic expression and for the satisfaction of makin...

Icon of the event Composting 101
Sat Jul 15, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Why compost? Learn about three common reasons you should compost and about the connection between carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and soil organic matter. Learn about the how-to's such as the roles of feed stock, moisture, a...

Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshops: Rolled Paper Beads
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to make beads by rolling paper....

Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provided...

Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event Knit & Crochet Afternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Socialize with other knitters and crocheters! Some supplies provided, please bring your own if ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 22
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 19
Sat Sep 02
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

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 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 30