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Icon of the event Birding 101
Tue Jan 20, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Birding 101" for absolute beginners. Ever wanted to be a birdwatcher! This presentation will introduce beginners to birding, covering topics like: getting started, birdwatching guides, binoculars, species identification, s...

Icon of the event Fabric Landscape Art
Sat Feb 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Taylor Memorial

Participants will be guided to make a piece of art inspired by the Group of Seven Canadian artists. Using a variety of fabrics and an iron, pieces of material will be tansformed into a beautiful landscape. Please call the b...

Icon of the event Monarch Butterfly Migration.
Tue Mar 31, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Monarch butterfly migration at Rosetta McClain gardens. This presentation will discuss the beautiful fall migration of monarch butterflies through Rosetta McClain gardens. Monarchs are stageing a nice recovery in 2014 and d...

Icon of the event Tatting, anyone?
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Long Branch

Drop in and spend some time with fellow Tatters. Everyone welcome regardless of experience. Co-sponsored with Fringe Tatters. Visit www.FringeTatters.ca for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 24
Sat Feb 28
Sat Mar 28
Icon of the event Bead Stringing Jewellery
Tue Feb 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Attendees will learn about materials and tools used in bead stringing jewellery as well as gain knowledge of crimping techniques and design elements. Individuals will complete a single strand illusion beaded necklace in addit...

Icon of the event Tatting, anyone?
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Long Branch

Drop in and spend some time with fellow Tatters. Everyone welcome regardless of experience. Visit www.FringeTatters.ca for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 27
Icon of the event Knitter's Drop-In
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Long Branch

Would you like to share your love of knitting? Want to learn how to knit? Bring your own needles or use ones provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 08
Thu Jan 15
Thu Jan 22
Thu Jan 29
Thu Feb 05
Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 10, 2015 - Sat Mar 28, 2015
Gerrard/Ashdale

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

Icon of the event After School Drop-in
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Main Street

Join us for games, puzzles, crafts and Lego!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 07
Wed Jan 14
Wed Jan 21
Wed Jan 28
Wed Feb 04
Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 04, 2014 - Wed Dec 31, 2014
Gerrard/Ashdale

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