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Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Birding is fun, easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fi...

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Origami Valentine's Cards
Mon Feb 13, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a FREE program on learning how to make different Valentine's cards out of origami! Make a heart or a secret note for a friend or loved one....

Icon of the event After School Crafting Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Wednesday in April for a variety of special crafting techniques including loom bands, crochet and more! Ages 6-12 in the Children's Department, drop in no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event Paint with Me
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Create your own unique work of art with Artist Erin Reece in a guided 'paintshop' using acrylic and canvas mediums. Each participant will be taught step by step to help recreate their own creation. Be inspired while enjoying ...

Icon of the event After School Watercolour Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Wednesday in May to learn basic techniques in watercolouring. Limited supplies for children ages 6-12. Drop in, no registration required. No groups permitted.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Icon of the event Knitting Circle
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us for an informal knitting circle: all levels of knitters welcome! Bring your own yarn and needles and share your projects and ideas with other knitters. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 03
Mon Apr 10
Mon Apr 17
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Icon of the event Scrabble Club
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Love words? Join our club, meet new friends and have fun. Drop in. Fridays.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Fri Feb 24
Icon of the event Let's Paint Together
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

If you are a beginner or experienced artist, join us in our friendly and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with similar interests in art and painting. All levels, all media (NO OIL please), any style....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 15
Wed Mar 01
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 19
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Recycled book crafts
Mon Mar 20, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a FREE program on learning how to make different flowers, leaves, and trees from old books! Cut them, glue them, fold them, design them, and take them home!...

Icon of the event After School Fun with K'Nex & Marbleworks
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us after school for fun with k'nex & marbleworks. Ages 6 - 12. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14