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Icon of the event TEEN Gamerz
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

A version of our popular Gamerz gaming program, but for teens ONLY. Ages 13-19. Come and use our PCs and either the XBox 360 or Wii U.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 08
Wed Jul 15
Wed Jul 22
Wed Jul 29
Wed Aug 05
Icon of the event Ontario Garlic: the story from farm to festival
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Peter McClusky, founder of the Toronto Garlic Festival and author of Ontario Garlic: the Story from Farm to Festival, will be giving a talk on everything you ever wanted to know about garlic, including:...

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Spadina Road

Register for the TD Summer Reading Club and get fun, FREE things to do anywhere this summer....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 08
Wed Jul 15
Wed Jul 22
Wed Jul 29
Wed Aug 05
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 Jul 10
Fri Jul 17
Fri Jul 24
Fri Jul 31
Fri Aug 07
Icon of the event Chess In The Library
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Brookbanks

Featuring casual chess, Blitz and CFC-rated games. Saturday mornings 10:00 am - 12:00 noon


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 11
Sat Jul 18
Sat Jul 25
Sat Aug 01
Sat Aug 08
Icon of the event Ready, Set, Party!
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Queen/Saulter

Let's have a Wii party. Materials will be provided. Drop-in, no registration required.

Icon of the event Painting on the Run
Fri Sep 25, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Queen/Saulter

Join local artist Jean Frances for a demonstration of how she paints 'on the spot' and 'on the run'. Using simple materials on hand and three tubes of paint she will demonstrate how she makes a kit for sketching 'on the spot...

Icon of the event Hawk, Eagle, Falcon, and Vulture Watching
Tue Sep 15, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Rosetta McLain Gardens is one of the best sites in the GTA to observe the fall migration of hawks, eagles, falcons, and vultures along the Scarborough Bluffs. This presentation will introduce you to the 15 or so species that ...

Icon of the event Cyber Seniors
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

Seniors are paired with a volunteer youth and will learn different computer topics including Internet Safety, Facebook, YouTube, Blogging, and Photo Sharing. This program runs for 4 weeks and registrants are expected to commi...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 04
Tue Aug 11
Tue Aug 18
Tue Aug 25
Icon of the event Wednesday Knit Night!
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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:
Wed Jul 15