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Icon of the event After School Activity Hub
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Drop in on Thursdays after school for all kinds of great times, including video games, board games, and other fun contests. For ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 02
Thu Oct 16
Thu Oct 30
Thu Nov 13
Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library: Karagoz, Turkish Shadow Play
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Karagoz is traditional Turkish shadow play, intended for audiences of children. In this workshop, after 15 minute demonstration, children will make their own puppets and will be able to play & practice their puppets on the st...

Icon of the event Painting and Collage Colour Wheels with Nicole Little
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eglinton Square

Under the guidance of artist and teacher Nicole Little, students will draw, paint, rip and collage. For children 6-12. Space is limited, registration required.

Icon of the event Knitting and Fibre Arts
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Join expert knitter and spinner Cathy Thomson on the third Thursday of the month (except August). Learn to knit or bring your own project and enjoy knitting with others. All skill levels are welcome. Please bring your own nee...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 18
Thu Oct 16
Icon of the event Raptor watching at Rosetta McClain
Tue Sep 16, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the fall migration of Raptors (Hawks, eagles, falcons, vultures) along the Scarborough bluffs. This presentation will introduce you to the 15 or so spec...

Icon of the event Library Bingo!
Thu Aug 07, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Palmerston

Join us for a great game of Library Bingo and other fun activities in Palmerston Library Theatre!...

Icon of the event Cartooning and Flipbook Animation Fun for Kids
Thu Jul 31, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

How can you make your drawings come to life? Former Teletoon Animation/Cartooning instructor Ruzya Karpinec will show children how to create fun animated Cartoons/Flipbooks....

Icon of the event Chess in the library
Ongoing event running from Sat Jul 05, 2014 - Sat Sep 27, 2014
North York Central Library

Experienced chess player or beginner? Come and have fun learning the game or playing with like-minded players. Every Saturday from 2:00 -4:00 P.M. Registration suggested. To register, call 416-395-5674. We also accept drop in...

Icon of the event Gaming Cube: PS3, X-Box and Wii U
Ongoing event running from Tue Jul 01, 2014 - Tue Sep 30, 2014
North York Central Library

The Gaming Cube is available at the North York Central Library. Come and play video games by reserving a time at the Teen Zone desk. Available during open library hours, through the Teen Zone department. Call 416-395-5674 fo...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
Ongoing event running from Fri Jan 04, 2013 - Wed Dec 31, 2014
Bridlewood

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Friday 6-8 pm.Children Grade 1-6. Registration required.