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Icon of the event Chess Club
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for Chess in the Library! Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children 5 and up....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 29
Sat May 06
Sat May 13
Sat May 20
Icon of the event Podcasting 101
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Hillcrest

An introductory workshop on podcasting, including how to create, listen to or be a guest on a podcast. Lecture to be followed by a demonstration of a podcast recording. Suitable for ages 13 and up....

Icon of the event Repair Café
Sat Jul 22, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Get broken items fixed for free and learn while doing it! We'll have fixers for computers, electronics, small appliances and furniture, clothes, jewellery, book and paper repair, bikes and more. For whatever you need fixin'...

Icon of the event  The Joy of Colouring
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

A new way for adults to chill out at the Riverdale Branch. Materials will be provided or bring your own.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jun 10, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

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 Let's Paint Together
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

If you are a beginner or experienced artist, join us in our friendly and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with similar interests in art and painting. All levels, all media (NO OIL please), any style....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 17
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 21
Icon of the event All About 1867 - Canada's Great Lakes Ships and Shipwrecks
Mon Jun 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Discover the exciting stories of several Canadian ships from the year 1867, the year Canada became a country!...

Icon of the event After School Club for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Looking for something to do after school? Join the after school club! We meet every Tuesday to make stuff, play games, do crafts, talk about books, and more! For kids ages 8-12. Please call 416-395-5440 to register. Space is ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
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
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...