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Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 10, 2015 - Sat Jun 27, 2015
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Icon of the event Lego Fun
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Port Union

Calling all Lego fans! Use your imagination and creativity to construct awesome Lego structures. This drop-in program is for for ages 5-12 years.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 05
Fri Jun 26
Icon of the event Origami Crafts
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Come and learn how to make special origami crafts taught by experts from the Origami Society of Toronto....

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 30
Sat Jun 06
Sat Jun 13
Sat Jun 20
Sat Jun 27
Icon of the event Lego Builder's Challenge
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Build objects out of Lego© as quickly as you can. When the bell sounds ? time is up! Drop the Lego and show us what you got. Suitable for children 6-12 years....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 06
Mon Jul 13
Mon Jul 20
Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 04
Sat Jul 11
Sat Jul 18
Sat Jul 25
Sat Aug 01
Icon of the event Father's Day You're the Best LED Card
Sat Jun 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Light up dad's face with a do-it-yourself LED Father's Day greetings card. Learn how to build a small circuit to power a small LED light. Then create and decorate something special for dad. All materials and instructions w...

Icon of the event Supreme Builder's Challenge
Wed Jul 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

In this program, children will be grouped and challenged to build the largest free-standing structure using unusual materials. Small prizes given to winning groups....

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 Summer Reading Club Begins
Ongoing event running from Mon Jun 29, 2015 - Sat Aug 29, 2015
Danforth/Coxwell

Children of all ages are welcome to register for the Summer Reading Club between Monday June 29th to Saturday August 29th. Pick up some cool materials and talk about the books you read with staff while collecting stickers! ...