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Icon of the event Robotics: NXT Robotics Building & Competition
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Build robots using LEGO and program them using NXT software. Team up and put your robots to the test in this three-session challenge! No previous experience required!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 20
Sat Aug 27
Sat Sep 03
Icon of the event Game Design Summer Camp
9:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Want to learn how to design a game? Now you can! Join this free one-week, full-day Game Design Summer Camp. In the morning, learn how to design a game on the computer. For the afternoon, go outdoors and play physical games su...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 22
Tue Aug 23
Wed Aug 24
Thu Aug 25
Fri Aug 26
Icon of the event Colouring Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for one of the year's hottest trends; colouring! We welcome you to join us on the first Tuesday of the month for a fun filled afternoon of colouring and conversation. A great way to meet new people and relax. All mate...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 02
Tue Sep 06
Tue Oct 04
Tue Nov 01
Icon of the event DIY: Bath & Body
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Natural. Organic. Free. Freshen up your look for spring and drop by for a fun afternoon of DIY beauty products. Make your own bath bombs and customize your craft with different colors and ingredients. Materials will be provid...

Icon of the event Riverdale Gaming Zone!
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Summer and gaming just seem to go hand-in-hand, don't you think?...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 17
Wed Aug 31
Icon of the event Scrabble Club
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Love words? Join our club, meet new friends and have fun. Drop in. Fridays.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Fri Aug 26
Icon of the event Photography 101: Your Community Through Your Eyes
Sat Aug 20, 2016 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Youth will learn the basics of photography in this one day workshop. They will be provided with a camera and have the opportunity to take pictures of their local community and get feedback from the instructor throughout the d...

Icon of the event Summer Gamemakers
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Ever wanted to make your own video game? This workshop will introduce participants to videogame controls involving non-traditional "controllers". No programming experience required! This program is for teens ages 12 and up. R...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
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. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 13
Sat Aug 20
Sat Aug 27
Icon of the event Knitting and Crocheting
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

A great place to share your interest in yarn and knitting. Whether you?re a beginner or a seasoned pro, drop in and spend some time with fellow knitters / crocheters. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 10
Wed Aug 24
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 12