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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Lunch Club
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Enjoy playing board games, cards, chess or working with Snap Circuits on your lunch hour. Mondays, drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 27
Icon of the event Snap Circuits and other games
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play with electricity and circuitry during this hands-on program! Or play chess, checkers, Mastermind or cards. Drop-in. Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for bird watching in Toronto
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Birding is fun,easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fin...

Icon of the event After School Club - Fractured Fairy Tale Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

In the far-away land of Toronto, a group of children listens to fairy tales. They perform their own stories, compete for the funniest fill-in-the-blank story, and predict what happens after "they all lived happily ever after....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 21
Tue Mar 28
Icon of the event Design a Bookmark Contest!
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 02, 2017 - Fri Jan 20, 2017
Location: Spadina Road

Come into any branch of Toronto Public Library and pick up a bookmark design flyer. Create your design in the space as shown and drop it off at your local branch or bookmobile. Grand Award winners will each receive a book p...

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Need a break? Drop in for an afternoon gathering of adult crafters who teach and learn from one another. Craft any designs from sewing, knitting, quilting, crocheting and more. Bring a project that you are working on or pick...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 27
Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Do you love to knit? Do you want to learn? Join our group of knitters that meet in study room #1 on the second floor to chat, work on a project, share your skill and learn something new. All levels welcome. Supplies provided ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 27
Icon of the event Marshmallows and Toothpicks - Make a geometric sculpture
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Make a geodesic sculpture with marshmallow joints and toothpick connectors. Kids learn the difference between two and three dimensions. Ages 6-13. Drop-in.

Icon of the event You're My Jam, Valentine! - Card Making
Mon Feb 13, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Need last minute ideas for a card for a special Valentine? Come make a unique card to give to your special someone. All materials provided....

Icon of the event LEGO Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join the club! Build, create and explore the world of LEGO! We provide the LEGO - you provide the imagination!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17