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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Creative Yarn Works
Ongoing event running from Thu Oct 15, 2015 - Thu Oct 26, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Come out and enjoy knitting and crocheting. Beginners welcome. We'll help you learn. Bring your own needles and wool....

Icon of the event Knitting & Crochet Circle
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Weston

Join us for an informal knitting and crochet circle. All skill levels welcome. Please bring your own items/supplies.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
Mon Jul 04
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Gremlin Invasion!
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

You walk into your home in the middle of the night and hear soft steps and slight hissing all around. Scared, you quickly turn on the lights to find that...GREMLINS have taken over your house!...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Snap Circuit Workshop
Fri Jul 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

In this workshop participants will learn the science behind circuitry and how to connect circuits to build different projects....

Icon of the event P.A. Day - Create with Lego!
Fri Jun 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for fun with Lego. For children ages 4-6 years old. Registration begins May 10th. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event In the Jungle Safari Storytime
Tue Aug 09, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us as we go on a safari and meet animals of the jungle! Songs and stories will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Fun with Shapes
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children 2-6 years old will be introduced to a variety of shapes in a fun learning environment. This program is co-sponsored with the Malvern Family Resource Centre. Registration begins Mar. 1st. Register in person or by p...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 02
Thu Jun 09
Icon of the event Board Games Club!
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Board games are great for keeping your brain fit, and healthy! Join us for an evening of strategy, competition and fun! We have games which will challenge the brains of teens, adults and seniors! Play one of our board games, ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jul 18
Mon Aug 29