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Icon of the event Bubble Party at Joel Weeks Park
Wed Jun 01, 2016 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us for a bubble party! Meet at the North end of the park under the trees. All materials provided. Drop-in. Weather Permitting. Joel Weeks Park is located at 50 Matilda Street.

Icon of the event Riverside Eats & Beats
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Free street festival on Queen Street East from the Riverside Bridge over the Don, ?til just past Degrassi Street. There will be a variety of interactive kids activities with face painting and origami outside the Queen/Saulte...

Icon of the event Friday Crafternoon with Anime
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

April 1: Secret Book Box: Make a secret compartment in an old book!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 10
Icon of the event Lego Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join our Lego Club where you can create, build and use your imagination! Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 26
Thu Jun 30
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 25
Icon of the event  Chess in the Library
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us for Chess in the Library! Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcomeInterested in learning how to play chess? Registration required. To register or for mor...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Anyone Can Make a Quilt
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Want to create a quilt of your own? Need help getting started? Join quilting artist Joanne Lynes who will show us the basics of hand quilting by demonstrating how to build a quilt sandwich from three layers of fabric. She ...

Icon of the event Mixed Media Workshop
Tue Aug 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

We will make individual collages using some mixed media techniques. Learn to work in ink, paint and paper. Experiment with fabric and textures. Registration required. Adults and teens. Free.

Icon of the event Adult Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Chess players of all levels are welcome. Registration required. To register or for more information ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Where the Wild Things Are Monster Costume Workshop
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Taking inspiration from Maurice Sendak's WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE and ideas from other great monster books, create ferocious (or cute!) monster costume pieces - claws, horns, and more! Some materials will be provided but fee...

Icon of the event Choose Your Own Adventure Scavenger Hunt
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....