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Icon of the event Youth Hub IN THE SUMMER
3:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Same ol' Youth Hub, but with some extra fun:...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 25
Tue Jul 26
Wed Jul 27
Thu Jul 28
Fri Jul 29
Icon of the event Altered Books
Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: 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 10-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Short Story Writing Workshop for Teens
Sat Aug 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Katie Bryski, the winner of the Toronto Star 2016 Short Story Contest, will show young writers how to craft a short story in this workshop for teens ages 12-17. Click the link below to reserve a spot in the program starting o...

Icon of the event Chess and Gaming Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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. Registartion starts June 1, 2016.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Becoming a Deejay: Skills, Attitudes, and Techniques
Mon Sep 26, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Start an exciting new hobby or launch a career- this is sure to be a workshop that will inspire you. Join Deejay Twizta, a Toronto-based artist as he unfolds his musical journey. He will provide advice on choosing the right e...

Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Sept. 27, 2016)
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn how to use an Arduino micro-controller. This program is for those who know nothing about Arduino, micro-controllers and electronics. A laptop and Arduino kit are provided for use during this workshop in Study Room 3, 1...

Icon of the event D.I.Y Beauty Products
Sat Aug 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn to make your own inexpensive cosmetic products using natural ingredients in this hands-on workshop. We will make two products, Black Gel Liner and Lip Balm. You'll leave with recipes, instructions, the know-how to make ...

Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Oct. 25, 2016)
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn how to use an Arduino micro-controller. This program is for those who know nothing about Arduino, micro-controllers and electronics. A laptop and Arduino kit are provided for use during this workshop in Study Room 3, 1...

Icon of the event The Art of the Steel Pan
Mon Jul 25, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us in celebrating Caribana with the famous Forest Creek Steel Orchestra. They will take you through the history of the steel pan, its importance during the Caribbean Carnival and will end it off with a live performance.

Icon of the event Self-publishing Workshop for Teens
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Are you a young writer looking to explore the world of self-publishing? Toronto fantasy author and digital designer Benjamin Gabbay presents a step-by-step guide for taking your writing from your computer to a bookshelf at li...