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Icon of the event Creepy Craft Saturdays
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Hallowe'en themed crafts to get in the "spirit".


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 07
Sat Oct 21
Icon of the event Rain Gardens
Sat Sep 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to transform the area under your downspout into a beautiful rain garden. Speakers will highlight how to create and maintain these gardens as well as what their benefits are to both you and the environment.

Icon of the event Charades
Tue Aug 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Act it out, make funny faces, do what you have to do... Just don't make a sound! Join us for a game of Canadian-themed Charades, and be ready to get silly!...

Icon of the event International Geocaching Day event
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us as we celebrate International Geocaching Day 2017. This is an opportunity to share your geocaching adventures, nightmares and meet other geocachers....

Icon of the event Pictionary
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

How good are your drawing skills? How about your guessing skills? Join us for a game of Canadian-themed Pictionary, and find out!...

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Sock Puppets
Mon Aug 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Make a sock puppet friend, and try it out at our puppet theatre! Socks will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own....

Icon of the event Family Craft:  Donuts
Fri Aug 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

In 1964, a famous Canadian named Tim Horton opened his first donut shop in Hamilton, Ontario. Come learn to make your own personal donuts using socks and mitts. It might not sound very tasty but it sure is fun!...

Icon of the event Papier Maché creations
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Over 3 workshops, first sculpt and then paint an iconic Canadian animal in papier maché. Artists should attend all 3 workshops....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 03
Wed Aug 09
Thu Aug 10
Icon of the event Family Craft:  Grow a Grass Head 101
Fri Jul 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Why buy a Chia pet when you can make your own? Using stockings, soil and grass seeds, create a Mounted Police and watch as grass grows out from the head....

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Silhouette Art
Mon Jul 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Use old books and black paper to make silhouette art of classic book characters, Canadian icons, or anything you'd like!...