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Icon of the event Paint Party with a DJ
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Express yourself on canvas with the feelings you channel from the rhythm of music. Listen to a live DJ and learn the techniques of painting with a professional artist....

Icon of the event Chess and Gaming Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Have fun playing chess and other games while you improve your critical thinking skills. Ages 7-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts June 2, 2015.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 10
Fri Jul 17
Fri Jul 24
Fri Jul 31
Fri Aug 07
Icon of the event Tween Thursdays: Jewelry Workshop
Thu Jul 09, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Come join us at Barbara Frum to create your own costume jewelry piece. We will make necklaces and bracelets for girls and boys! Ages 8-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts Tuesday Ju...

Icon of the event Greening Your Grounds - Rain Gardens
Tue Sep 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Greening Your Ground: Rain Gardens...

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

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 04
Sat Jul 11
Sat Jul 18
Sat Jul 25
Sat Aug 01
Icon of the event Indian Henna
Fri Jul 17, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Decorate your skin with multi-coloured Henna designs with the help of our expert applicator. Ages 13-19....

Icon of the event Tween Thursdays: Altered Books
Thu Jul 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Come and join the fun creating an altered book. Make a pop-up book, a secret treasure chest, or a 3D image from an unwanted book. Ages 8-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts Tuesday Ju...

Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Wrap Party with Hanging Summer Spiral craft
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Get your Summer Reading Club certificate, and other surprizes....

Icon of the event Barbara Frum Games
Tue Jul 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us for fun PAN AM inspired games and activities. Compete and win prizes! 3rd Floor, Room B. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts Tuesday, June 2, 2015.

Icon of the event Art Class for Beginners
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Learn simple yet stunning techniques for creating beautiful painting on your first try. All materials are supplied for your use.