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Icon of the event Discovering Ontario's Orchids and Wildflowers-TD Friends of the Environment
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Join photographer and artist John Alexander and Peter Kaellgren, Curator Emeritus from the Royal Ontario Museum, on a photographic journey as they introduce you to The Weird, Wild and Wonderful ? Carnivores, Parasites and oth...

Icon of the event Summer Chess Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Interested in learning how to play Chess? Then join us on Friday afternoons in July and August for our Summer Chess Club. Participants will be using our 3D printed chess sets and our custom outdoor chess tables. The focus wil...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event Tuesday Knit Night!
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Some supplies provided, please bring your own if you have them....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 28
Icon of the event Toronto Mini Repair Cafe: Clothing and Jewelry
Sat Aug 06, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Need some clothing or jewelry fixed? We invite you to bring your pants that need hemming or a broken necklace, and learn how to fix with us!...

Icon of the event Trivia
Thu Jun 30, 2016 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for an hour of fun with Trivia. For children ages 7-12 years old. Registration begins May 30th. Register in person or by phone 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Board Games for Adults
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Come out to play and enjoy a selection of board games with your friends and family at the library! You?re welcome to bring your own games to share!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 28
Icon of the event Raptor Watching at Rosetta McClain
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

September is the peak time for raptor/hawk migration along the bluffs. Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the unbelievable fall migration of Raptors (Hawks, eagles, falcons, vultures) alon...

Icon of the event Lego
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for fun with Lego and create stop motion films. For children ages 6 to 12. Registration begins June 15th. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Icon of the event Handraising Monarch Butterflies
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn all about the Monarch Butterfly and how to raise one at home!...

Icon of the event Wildlife Trivia
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Woodside Square Presents Animal Trivia for children 6 to 8 years old. Registration begins June 15th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8978. Space is limited