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Icon of the event Toronto: A swimmable, drinkable, fishable water city
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to TO? Not sure where you can swim? We have what you need to know (and do!) in this new city of yours. Swim Drink Fish Canada will help you make the transition from "newcomer" to "Torontonian" by giving you the informatio...

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 Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

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 Feb 24
Tue Mar 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 26
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 Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Thu Jun 01, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors. For more information and to register please phone Barbara Frum Branch at 416-395-544...

Icon of the event Charm School Etiquette Workshop
Wed May 03, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Meet Kerry Ann Thomas, former Miss Teen Nubian, Miss Toronto Tourism Public Relations, and Miss Soft and Beautiful Canada, who will be presenting on charm and etiquette. Join us and learn how to be a lady and a gentleman, pro...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Please register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

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 Feb 22
Wed Mar 08
Wed Mar 22
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 19