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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Kids Knitting Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Calling all children, ages 7 and up, who always wanted to learn to knit. This is your chance to learn this fun way of making beautiful things. Come with your own wool and knitting needles. Registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Icon of the event Collage Poetry PA Day
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Come and join artist Annie Wong and make a mini poem book by collaging text and images from old magazines. Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Discovering Ontario's Orchids and Wildflowers-TD Friends of the Environment
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Join photographer and artist John Alexander and Peter Kaellgren, Curator Emeritus from the Royal Ontario Museum, on a photographic journey as they introduce you to The Weird, Wild and Wonderful ? Carnivores, Parasites and oth...

Icon of the event Outdoor Survival Game - FULL
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Select your animal and survive in this outdoor chase game that demonstrates the basics of ecology and food chains. Be the last animal standing and win! Ages 7 & up....

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Enjoy classics, new releases, and movies of the season.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 15
Fri Aug 19
Fri Sep 16
Fri Oct 21
Icon of the event Toronto Seed Library
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Presentation on importance of preserving and exchanging seeds; how to save, store and propagate, garden, and balcony planting. They bring seeds for people and encourage exchange of seeds and "seed sovereignty."

Icon of the event Make some cards!
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

Learn some card making techniques - stamping, water colouring and paper piecing. Nothing says "You are special" like a handmade card. Come out and make one for that certain someone. Registration required - adults and teens. ...

Icon of the event Choose Your Own Adventure Scavenger Hunt - FULL
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

What's better than a scavenger hunt? How about a scavenger hunt where you call the shots! Everyone starts at the beginning, but soon you'll be spiralling down a path of your decisions, leading to differing final destinations....

Icon of the event Awesome After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Interested in poetry, crafts and games? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club with tons of fun activities. Bring your friends or make some new ones!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Miss Mary Mack Mix Up! Skipping Rope & Playground Games
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Got the back-to-school blues? Come hang out with artist Annie Wong to come up with new skipping rope songs and playground clapping games to make your back-to-school days a fun. Ages 6-12....