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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Knitting/Crochet Circle
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

If you love to knit and/or crochet or you want to learn how...Join our Knitting & Crochet Circle!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Icon of the event Kids Knitting Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Calling all children, ages 7 and up, who always wanted to learn to knit. This is your chance to learn this fun way of making beautiful things. Come with your own wool and knitting needles. Registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 27
Icon of the event Knit Wits
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join Main Street's knitting and crochet club. Share your projects with other knitters/crocheters, teach a technique, learn a technique, and enjoy great conversation. All level of knitters welcome. Bring your own yarn, needles...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Thu Aug 18
Thu Aug 25
Icon of the event Cartooning and Animation Workshop
Fri Jul 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Main Street

Animator and Character Designer in Animation, Enzo Avolio, leads this workshop for youth in Cartooning and Animation. Enzo has over 20 years of experience and has animated for both Warner Bros. and Disney T.V., designing char...

Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 13
Sat Aug 20
Sat Aug 27
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 Harry Potter Fun
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" is slated for release on July 31....

Icon of the event Drop-in Halloween craft
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

Drop in between 10 and 3 to make a spooky Halloween craft. All welcome.

Icon of the event Make It With Paper
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Create a "wild" collage in this fun and interactive session. No registration required. No groups permitted.