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Icon of the event LSP: Chess Club
11:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Chess Club members gather each week to play casual chess games. Players of all ages and strengths, especially newcomers are welcomed....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 06
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Icon of the event Book Making
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

The Book making workshop is a learning opportunity for caregivers and children. During the workshop, caregivers and children create books together, sing songs and listen to stories. For ages 2-6...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 05
Fri Jan 12
Fri Jan 19
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Icon of the event Knitting & Crocheting Club
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Bring your needles & yarn and join us every Thursday for a couple of hours of lively conversation while you work on your knitting or crocheting. No registration needed. For more information visit or call the Branch at 416-396...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 04
Thu Jan 11
Thu Jan 18
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Icon of the event Adult Colouring Club
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Colouring is said to relieve tension, improve focus, and strengthen fine motor skills. Unleash your creative side and colour your stress away in this fun, accessible activity!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 02
Tue Jan 09
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation for all
Fri Dec 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring your phone and tablet and get the free Stop Mo Studio app. Learn simple visual storytelling, and how to animate objects to create a stop motion animation movie. All ages. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event The Odin String Quartet
Fri Dec 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Join us for an interactive performance of various genres and musical styles with members of The Odin String Quartet, including some holiday pieces. No registration required.

Icon of the event Relief Printing for Kids
Mon Nov 27, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants can get ready for the holiday season by making holiday cards. In this workshop, they will learn basic relief printing techniques by making multiple prints of their drawings....

Icon of the event Electric Perfume
Sat Nov 25, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

In this workshop, artists from Electric Perfume will provide an overview of the documentation practises and archival considerations when creating technology based art-works for public exhibition. Topics of discussion include ...

Icon of the event Object As Archive
Mon Nov 20, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

In this workshop participants will create and decorate their very own clay pinch pot. Each pot will illustrate a story about the participant. Ages 6 to 12 years. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register in person at the bra...

Icon of the event Graphic Design Basics II
Sat Nov 18, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

This workshop will begin with the fundamentals of graphic design and then move on to advanced levels through a series of tutorials focusing on poster and single page layouts. Each participant will be provided with a digital t...