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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

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

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 06
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation for all
Fri Dec 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring your phone and tablet and get the free Stop Mo Studio app. Learn simple visual storytelling, and how to animate objects to create a stop motion animation movie. All ages. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event The Fun Zone
Tue Dec 05, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Locke

Fun after school for ages 6 years and up. Crafty Kids. Pick up a ticket half an hour before the program begins.

Icon of the event Halloween Haunted House
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Brookbanks

Wear your costume and dare to be there. A spooky time will be had by all. Recommended for children aged 5 and up!

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

Join us on Wednesdays after school from 4-5pm for special activities and games. Take part in Lego challenges, arts & crafts, robotics & circuitry, and much more. Ages 6-12. Drop in! Please call 416-393-7746 for more info....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 01
Wed Nov 08
Wed Nov 15
Wed Nov 22
Icon of the event The Fun Zone
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

Lego Challenge. Fun after school for ages 6 and up. Pick up a ticket before the program starts each week....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
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 Oct 27
Fri Nov 24
Fri Dec 22
Icon of the event Fall Paper Making 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 limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 13
Mon Nov 27
Icon of the event The Fun Zone
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

Tech Challenge. Fun after school for ages 6 and up. Pick up a ticket before the program starts each week....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 07
Tue Nov 14
Tue Nov 21
Tue Nov 28
Icon of the event Live Painting Demonstation
Sat Oct 21, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Locke

Join us for a live painting demonstration in the front lobby, offered in partnership with Yonge Lawrence Village. Local artist, Joan McGivney will be using oil on canvas to create a landscape painting in a Plein Air style. Dr...