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Icon of the event Ontario Garlic: the story from farm to festival
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Peter McClusky, founder of the Toronto Garlic Festival and author of Ontario Garlic: the Story from Farm to Festival, will be giving a talk on everything you ever wanted to know about garlic, including:...

Icon of the event Fall Craft Drop in
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Perth/Dupont

Come in and enjoy making a fall craft with your child. You can drop in any time between 10am and 3pm. Make one for taking home and the other for the library.

Icon of the event Hawk, Eagle, Falcon, and Vulture Watching
Tue Sep 15, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Rosetta McLain Gardens is one of the best sites in the GTA to observe the fall migration of hawks, eagles, falcons, and vultures along the Scarborough Bluffs. This presentation will introduce you to the 15 or so species that ...

Icon of the event Knitting and Crocheting
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Port Union

If you enjoy knitting and crocheting and would like the chance to meet other crafters in the community, please drop in. All you need to bring are knitting needles/crochet hooks and your favorite yarn. Several community volun...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 12
Sat Sep 19
Sat Sep 26
Sat Oct 03
Sat Oct 17
Icon of the event After School Drop-In
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Main Street

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 09
Wed Sep 16
Wed Sep 23
Wed Sep 30
Wed Oct 07
Icon of the event Smartphone Shoebox Projector
Fri Aug 21, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Slide projectors are great but outdated. And digital projectors cost a bundle. What’s a photographer to do when they’re looking for a bigger picture? We’ll show you how to turn your smartphone into a photo projector. A phone ...

Icon of the event Wednesday Knit Night
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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:
Wed Aug 19
Wed Sep 16
Wed Oct 21
Icon of the event Remix a Webpage
Mon Aug 17, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for an introduction to webpage coding....

Icon of the event Toronto Seed Library Workshop
Sat Aug 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Come and learn about the Toronto Seed Library and get started by borrowing seeds for your very own garden. This event will feature an introduction to the Toronto Seed Library, Seed Saving Workshop, and a chance to start your ...

Icon of the event Make a Duct Tape Wallet
Fri Aug 07, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Try your hand at making an awesome one-of-a-kind wallet out of colourful strips of duct tape! All you need is a little patience and imagination. Materials will be supplied....