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Icon of the event 100 in 1 Day: Gardening
Sat Jun 06, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairview

What if hundreds of people put into place the projects and changes they want to see in their city all on one day? That is the goal of 100 in 1 Day, a festival of civic engagement where people create small-scale improvements i...

Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cedarbrae

A great place to share your interest in yarn. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, drop in and spend some time with fellow crafters. It's also a great way to practice your English conversation skills. Please bring your own yar...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 07
Mon Apr 13
Mon Apr 20
Mon Apr 27
Mon May 04
Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 12, 2015 - Mon Jun 29, 2015
Gerrard/Ashdale

Need a break? Drop in for an afternoon gathering of adult crafters who teach and learn from one another. Craft any designs from sewing, knitting, quilting, crocheting and more. Bring a project that you are working on or pick...

Icon of the event The Variety of Life: Biodiversity and Pollinator Plants
Thu Apr 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

Celebrate Earth Day by gaining an understanding of the importance of biodiversity, pollinators and pollinator plants. Each participant will receive a Maintaining Your Pollinator Habitat - A Guide for Newcomers to Canada bookl...

Icon of the event Earth Day Celebration
Sat Apr 18, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Become an eco-leader through games and activities that demonstrate what you can do to help the environment! Learn about urban gardening and composting!...

Icon of the event The Secret Lives of Spring Wildflowers
Thu Apr 09, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

Join accomplished naturalist Richard Aaron as he shares fascinating stories about Toronto's spring flora. Learn about a wildflower that deceives insects, another plant once used for medicine but now banned, and much more.

Icon of the event Creating Habitat
Wed Jul 15, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

Through exploration in the garden, participants will learn about the various ways that wildlife can be encouraged to live among us. Each participant will receive a Creating Habitat booklet. Please register at the information ...

Icon of the event Vermicomposting: Gardening Series
Fri Apr 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

Vermicomposting, or worm composting, is a great way to convert household garbage into nutrient fertilizer. Learn the basics of vermicomposting in this session. This workshop is presented by Dallington Pollinators Garden. To r...

Icon of the event Paper-Crafternoon
Sat May 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairview

Come celebrate Asian Heritage Month by trying your hand at the Japanese art of origami and other awesome papercraft. Choose from a range of paper-folding patterns including some of your favourite pop culture and gaming icons....

Icon of the event Basics of Vegetable Growing
Thu Apr 30, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cedarbrae

This year trained horticulturalists from the Toronto Master Gardeners will be at the library to answer all of your questions about growing vegetables. Learn about the vegetable plants, growing conditions, planting, fertilizin...