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Icon of the event The Weedless Garden
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Winning the war on weeds without poisoning the environment! Find out how to identify and define weeds in your garden, control the spread without pesticides, lawn management and alternative groundcovers, and more.

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 26
Tue Jul 25
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event The World Inside and Around a Beehive
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Anatole Yarmosh, a fourth generation hobby beekeeper and author of "The World Inside and Around a Beehive" will share his knowledge of bees and of how to construct a small-scale hive....

Icon of the event Fall Papermaking Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is a factor...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Icon of the event All About 1867 - Canada's Great Lakes Ships and Shipwrecks
Fri Jun 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Discover the exciting stories of several Canadian ships from the year 1867, the year Canada became a country!...

Icon of the event Adult Colouring
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Colouring relaxes your brain, reduces stress, enhances your vision, creativity, motor skills and focus. Improve your focus, concentration, problem solving and organizational skills, all while your totally relaxed. Materials p...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Icon of the event Easy Stop Motion Animation with your phone or tablet
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring any smartphone, recent iPod Touch or tablet. Learn to use it with a free App to make short stop motion animation movies. Share them with friends and family. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7746. Ages 13+ or c...

Icon of the event Don't Forget About Dad.
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Surprise your Dad with a special gift.

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join us for kids' crafts, games and other surprises. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7746.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....