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Icon of the event Basics of Vegetable Growing
Thu Apr 30, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cedarbrae

This year trained horticulturalists from the Toronto Master Gardeners will be at the library to answer all of your questions about growing vegetables. Learn about the vegetable plants, growing conditions, planting, fertilizin...

Icon of the event Words Sing Poetry Workshop
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

April is National Poetry Month! Come celebrate with us by playing with words and making them sing. Learn about poetry and build a chapbook to share with family & friends. Facilitated by Mary Rykov, music therapist and poet. N...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 22
Thu Apr 30
Icon of the event Tween Thursdays: Altered Books
Thu Jul 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Come and join the fun creating an altered book. Make a pop-up book, a secret treasure chest, or a 3D image from an unwanted book. Ages 8-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts Tuesday Ju...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Experienced chess player or beginner? Come and have fun learning the game or playing with like-minded players. Every Saturday from 2:00 -4:00 P.M. Registration suggested. To register, call 416-395-5674. We also accept drop-in...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 25
Sat May 02
Sat May 09
Sat May 16
Sat May 23
Icon of the event Tween Thursdays: Cherry Blossom Painting
Thu Aug 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us to make a beautiful cherry blossom painting. No experience necessary! Ages 8-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts Tuesday June 2, 2015.

Icon of the event Seeds and Gardening
Sat May 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn what a seed library is and the importance of preserving and exchanging seeds from Toronto Seed Library staff. Please bring seeds to participate in a seed exchange. Children will have the opportunity to plant their own s...

Icon of the event Tween Thursdays: Jewelry Workshop
Thu Jul 09, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Come join us at Barbara Frum to create your own costume jewelry piece. We will make necklaces and bracelets for girls and boys! Ages 8-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts Tuesday Ju...

Icon of the event Chess and Gaming Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Have fun playing chess and other games while you improve your critical thinking skills. Ages 7-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts June 2, 2015.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 10
Fri Jul 17
Fri Jul 24
Fri Jul 31
Fri Aug 07
Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cedarbrae

A great place to share your interest in yarn. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, drop in and spend some time with fellow crafters. It's also a great way to practice your English conversation skills. Please bring your own yar...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 20
Mon Apr 27
Mon May 04
Mon May 11