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Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event Magic Camp
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 8-10) Sign up for Magic Camp and learn amazing tricks and illusions from a professional magician over the course of one week. Discover the secrets of coin and rope magic, make your own props and put on your own show! Re...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 14
Tue Aug 15
Wed Aug 16
Thu Aug 17
Fri Aug 18
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Bookish Beaver
Mon Jul 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to turn an old children's book into a little beaver friend! A great place to display cards of photos. Make one for yourself, or as a gift!...

Icon of the event Family Craft:  Friendship Bracelets
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Enjoy an afternoon of family fun, learn to make friendship bracelets using the simple method of a braiding wheel or a square....

Icon of the event Knit & Lit
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Are you a knitter or have always wanted to learn? Bring your needles and yarn and join us the first Wednesday of the month to share ideas, skills or knit socially....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jul 05
Wed Aug 02
Wed Sep 06
Icon of the event Canadian Animal Origami
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us and learn how to make some Canadian animals out of origami paper! We will be making 4 different animals at each session....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 10
Mon Aug 21
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Book Bouquet
Mon Jul 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to make rolled paper roses from old books and magazines....

Icon of the event Family Craft:  Q-Tip Paint Sculpture
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

With just Q-tips, paint, and cardboard, celebrate Canada's 150 birthday by making a keepsake ornament or anything else your creative mind might unleash!...

Icon of the event Knitting & Crocheting Circle
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Whether you're an avid knitter or just a beginner, come join us for an informal time of knitting and crocheting. Knitting and crocheting resources will be provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 06
Tue Jun 13
Tue Jun 20
Tue Jun 27
Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101 with Cycle Toronto
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn everything you need to know to about cycling in Toronto! Topics include: basic road rules and safe riding techniques, how to "size" and maintain your bike to prevent pain and injury, how to correctly wear a helmet, when...