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Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event A Century of Ontario Photographs
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation examines some of the highlights of the Archives of Ontario's extensive photograph collections, and explains how these records are managed and preserved. It showcases photographs produced by Ontario governmen...

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 23
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshops: Rolled Paper Beads
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to make beads by rolling paper....

Icon of the event Lunchtime Gaming
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us over your lunch break to play a wide variety of games. From classic board-games to Xbox 360/One, Nintendo Wii, and PlayStation 3, we have something for everyone....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 06
Wed Sep 20
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 18
Icon of the event LEGO Challenge
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

If you think it we can build it!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 26
Icon of the event Chocolate Festival
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Have you ever wanted to learn more about chocolate? Join Chocolate Tales for a creative, hands-on chocolate making workshop. You will learn the history of chocolate, tempering & shavings on marble slabs, molding, and experime...

Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshops: Button Making
Thu Jun 29, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discover how to make and design your own buttons....

Icon of the event Adult Colouring
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Colouring relaxes your brain, reduces stress, enhances your vision, creativity, motor skills and focus. Improve your focus, concentration, problem solving and organizational skills, all while your totally relaxed. Materials p...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26