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Icon of the event Chess and Checkers Club
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Come and have fun playing chess and checkers. Experienced chess players and beginners are welcome. Room 1023....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 29
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Wed Jul 19, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: York Woods

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 Chinese Brush Painting
Sat May 13, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Join us for Asian Heritage Month and learn the skilful and ancient art of Chinese Brush painting. Adults, older adults, and teens are welcome. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required, and is limited to 20 part...

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 Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event Knit & Crochet Afternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Socialize with other knitters and crocheters! Some supplies provided, please bring your own if ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 29
Sat May 13
Sat May 27
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
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

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 fin...

Icon of the event Show and Tell - Storytelling at the Library
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Everybody has a story to tell. Bring an object and join us for a show and tell program. Make connections with others in your community while working with researchers from the University of Toronto to shape your stories and me...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop-in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
Icon of the event After School Gaming
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Enjoy competing with your friends on our console gaming systems. Drop- in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25