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Icon of the event The Weedless Garden
Thu May 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Winning the war on weedsÂ…without poisoning the environment!...

Icon of the event The Weedless Garden
Wed May 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

April Showers Bring May Flowers!...

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 Charm School Etiquette Workshop
Wed May 03, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Meet Kerry Ann Thomas, former Miss Teen Nubian, Miss Toronto Tourism Public Relations, and Miss Soft and Beautiful Canada, who will be presenting on charm and etiquette. Join us and learn how to be a lady and a gentleman, pro...

Icon of the event Origami Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Try your hand at the art of paper folding! Create your own amazing creatures and treasures to take home. For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, April 18. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395-5750.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Icon of the event Ask an Expert: Balcony and Terrace Container Gardening
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Alderwood

If you live in a condo or apartment and would like to get the best tips for balcony and terrace container gardening then this workshop is for you....

Icon of the event After School Maker's Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Alderwood

Join us for a creative hour using LEGO. Registration begins Monday March 27, 2017. For children age 6 and up.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
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 Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a casual game with your family and friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registrati...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
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 ...