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Icon of the event Words Sing Poetry Workshop
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

April is National Poetry Month! Come celebrate with us by playing with words and making them sing. Learn about poetry and build a chapbook to share with family & friends. Facilitated by Mary Rykov, music therapist and poet. N...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 30
Icon of the event Tween Thursdays: Altered Books
Thu Jul 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Come and join the fun creating an altered book. Make a pop-up book, a secret treasure chest, or a 3D image from an unwanted book. Ages 8-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts Tuesday Ju...

Icon of the event Tea Tasting for Teens!
Tue Aug 18, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

Learn about the basic types of tea: chai, green, rooibos, Earl Grey, chamomile, etc. and how we can use tea to improve our everyday lives. For ages 12-19. Space is limited, register in person or by phone at 416-395-5710.

Icon of the event DIY @ Your Library: Origami Art for Teens
Fri May 15, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month by learning how to fold a Japanese traditional paper craft. For ages 12-19. Space is limited, please register in person or by phone at 416-395-5710

Icon of the event Games for Teens!
Tue Aug 04, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

Do you have what it takes to be the champion? Test your skills in card games, board games, and the PS3. For ages 12-19. Space is limited, register in person or by phone at 416-395-5710.

Icon of the event KNOTS Knitting Group
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

KNOTS is a knitting group that will be meeting weekly with the goal of donating warm knitted goods to local community members in need....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 27
Mon May 04
Mon May 11
Mon May 25
Icon of the event Knitting and Crocheting
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Port Union

If you enjoy knitting and crocheting and would like the chance to meet other crafters in the community, please drop in. All you need to bring are knitting needles/crochet hooks and your favorite yarn. Several community volun...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 02
Sat May 09
Sat May 23
Sat May 30
Sat Jun 06
Icon of the event Tween Thursdays: Jewelry Workshop
Thu Jul 09, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Come join us at Barbara Frum to create your own costume jewelry piece. We will make necklaces and bracelets for girls and boys! Ages 8-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts Tuesday Ju...

Icon of the event Tween Thursdays: Cherry Blossom Painting
Thu Aug 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us to make a beautiful cherry blossom painting. No experience necessary! Ages 8-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts Tuesday June 2, 2015.

Icon of the event Shrinky Dinks for Teens!
Tue Aug 11, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

Transform any image into a hardened piece of plastic with Shrinky Dinks! Create a meaningful keepsake, pendant, and more. For ages 12-19. Space is limited, register in person or by phone at 416-395-5710.