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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 Call of Gamers: Teen Video Game Nights
6:15 pm - 7:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join Malvern's Youth Advisory Group for a night of fun and video games including games for Wii, PS3 and XBox 360. No registration required, just drop in and get your game on!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 30
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Icon of the event Discovery Fridays
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Discover and learn something new at each PA Day Friday. Materials will be provided. Ages 6+.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Read and discuss knitting fiction. Learn how to crochet puppets and toys to accompany your children's favorite stories. Patterns and instruction provided. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 22
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Button Making Workshop
Tue Aug 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Create your own awesome button that you can take home! All materials will be provided. Ages 6-12. For more information - please call 416-393-7680.

Icon of the event Shrunken Apple Heads and other Creepy crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Make an apple head doll or a gruesome shrunken head. Try some other spooky crafts. Please register at the branch for the series of 4 afterschool workshops. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
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 HOWL-o-WEEN Party!
Thu Oct 27, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us for tricks and treats! Don't forget to wear your costume.

Icon of the event Making Great Sausage with The Healthy Butcher
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Dave Meli, head butcher at Toronto's own Healthy Butcher, shows us how to make our own great-tasting sausages at home and discusses the importance of organic, sustainable farming - not just for our environment, but for our be...