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Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Birding is fun, easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fi...

Icon of the event After School Fun with K'Nex & Marbleworks
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us after school for fun with k'nex & marbleworks. Ages 6 - 12. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Icon of the event Paint with Me
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Create your own unique work of art with Artist Erin Reece in a guided 'paintshop' using acrylic and canvas mediums. Each participant will be taught step by step to help recreate their own creation. Be inspired while enjoying ...

Icon of the event March Break LEGO Fun
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Calling all LEGO fans! Use your imagination and creativity to construct awesome LEGO structures. This drop-in program is for ages 6-12 years. There will be a selection of books available to borrow.

Icon of the event Design a Bookmark Contest!
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 02, 2017 - Fri Jan 20, 2017
Location: Spadina Road

Come into any branch of Toronto Public Library and pick up a bookmark design flyer. Create your design in the space as shown and drop it off at your local branch or bookmobile. Grand Award winners will each receive a book p...

Icon of the event LEGO Fun
Fri Jan 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Calling all LEGO fans! Use your imagination and creativity to construct awesome LEGO structures. This drop-in program is for ages 6-12 years. There will be a selection of books available to borrow.

Icon of the event Knitting and Crocheting
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 volunt...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 21
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 04
Icon of the event Chinese Ink Painting
Sat Feb 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn the technique of Chinese Ink Painting, a growing trend in the art market and a traditional art form still popular today....

Icon of the event Knitting Circle
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us for an informal knitting circle: all levels of knitters welcome! Bring your own yarn and needles and share your projects and ideas with other knitters. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 03
Mon Apr 10
Mon Apr 17
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Icon of the event Cardboard City Construction
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Think outside of the box by designing, building and decorating your own cardboard skyscraper....