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Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshop: Paper Wallets
Fri Aug 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to make a paper wallet out of comics or magazines....

Icon of the event Sewing Basics
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn the basics of sewing a variety of media, including recycled clothing, on an ordinary sewing machine....

Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshop: Dream Catchers
Fri Jul 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to create a Dream Catcher....

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Keep Calm and Colour On
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Did you know colouring relieves tension, improves focus, and strengthens motor skills in addition to unleashing your creative side? Join us to colour your stress away in this fun, accessible activity. Colouring sheets and art...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 18
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jul 04
Mon Jul 18
Icon of the event Chinese Brush Painting
Sat May 14, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Join us for Asian Heritage Month and learn the skillful and ancient art of Chinese brush painting. Adults, older adults, and teens are welcome. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required, and is limited to 20 par...

Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshops: Button Making
Fri May 13, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discover how to make and design your own buttons. Free. Supplies provided. Auditorium....

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Icon of the event Intermediate Jewellery Workshop for Teens
Sat May 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands-on workshop, just in time for Mother's Day! Participants will learn intermediate skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is requi...

Icon of the event Tuesday Knit Night!
6:00 pm - 7:00 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. Some supplies provided, please bring your own if you have them.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31