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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Creative Yarn Works
Ongoing event running from Thu Oct 15, 2015 - Thu Oct 26, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Come out and enjoy knitting and crocheting. Beginners welcome. We'll help you learn. Bring your own needles and wool....

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

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Toronto Mini Repair Cafe: Clothing and Jewelry
Sat Aug 06, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Need some clothing or jewelry fixed? We invite you to bring your pants that need hemming or a broken necklace, and learn how to fix with us!...

Icon of the event Snap Circuit Workshop
Fri Jul 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

In this workshop participants will learn the science behind circuitry and how to connect circuits to build different projects....

Icon of the event Make some cards!
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

Learn some card making techniques - stamping, water colouring and paper piecing. Nothing says "You are special" like a handmade card. Come out and make one for that certain someone. Registration required - adults and teens. ...

Icon of the event Super Saturday
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us every Saturday for something fun and engaging. Call 416-394-1000 for specific information each Saturday or be spontaneous and join us for a surprise!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Icon of the event After School Gaming
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Compete against your friends and play video games!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Icon of the event After School Board Game Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Hillcrest

Come and play a variety of board games and join us for some fun times after school. For ages 8-12. Call 416-395-5830 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 09
Thu Jun 16
Thu Jun 23
Icon of the event Sewing Basics
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn the basics of sewing a variety of media, including recycled clothing, on an ordinary sewing machine....

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

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30