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Icon of the event Lego Fun
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Port Union

Calling all Lego fans! Use your imagination and creativity to construct awesome Lego structures. This drop-in program is for for ages 5-12 years.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 05
Fri Jun 26
Icon of the event Jewellery Making for Seniors
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provided...

Icon of the event Seeds and Gardening
Sat May 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn what a seed library is and the importance of preserving and exchanging seeds from Toronto Seed Library staff. Please bring seeds to participate in a seed exchange. Children will have the opportunity to plant their own s...

Icon of the event Repair Cafe Information Night
Fri May 15, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Repair Café Toronto is a volunteer group made up of people who love to fix things and want to help create a more sustainable world....

Icon of the event Chinese Brush Painting
Sat May 09, 2015 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Albert Campbell

During Asian Heritage Month at Albert Campbell Branch, have fun while you learn the skilful and ancient art of Chinese Brush painting....

Icon of the event Balcony & Terrace Gardening (with Toronto Master Gardeners)
Fri May 08, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Fun and practical ideas to expand your garden space, presented by trained horticulturalists from Toronto Master Gardeners. Learn step by step planning for starting a small garden and creative ways to use containers for growi...

Icon of the event 10 Tips for Low Maintenance Gardening
Sat May 02, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Albert Campbell

Join Toronto Master Gardeners and learn time-saving tips for getting the most from your garden. Registration is required. For more information and to register, visit in person or call 416-396-8890

Icon of the event The Basics of Vegetable Gardening (with Toronto Master Gardeners)
Fri May 01, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Discover the joy of growing your own food! Learn about soil, crop rotation, companion planting, feeding/fertilizing, starting with seeds and more. Presented by trained horticulturalists from Toronto Master Gardeners....

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 Apr 15
Wed May 20
Wed Jun 17
Wed Jul 15
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Experienced chess player or beginner? Come and have fun learning the game or playing with like-minded players. Every Saturday from 2:00 -4:00 P.M. Registration suggested. To register, call 416-395-5674. We also accept drop-in...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 04
Sat Apr 11
Sat Apr 18
Sat Apr 25
Sat May 02