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Icon of the event Knitting & Crocheting Circle
4:00 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....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
Thu May 26
Thu Jun 02
Icon of the event Ask an Expert:  Ten Tips for Low Maintenance Gardening
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Bridlewood

Garden less and enjoy it more!...

Icon of the event Fabulous Fermentation! All About Sourdough
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Palmerston

All about (sour)dough. A bread-making workshop for everyone....

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Need a break? Drop in for an afternoon gathering of adult crafters who teach and learn from one another. Craft any designs from sewing, knitting, quilting, crocheting and more! Bring a project that you are working on or pick ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 02
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 23
Mon May 30
Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Icon of the event Father's Day Family Time
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Celebrate dads, uncles, grandpas, brothers, cousins or anyone else that is a father figure! Enjoy stories, songs and a special craft to take home. All ages welcome. Drop in.

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Read and discuss knitting fiction. Learn how to crochet puppets and toys to accompany your children's favorite stories. Patterns and instruction provided. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 20
Fri Jun 03
Fri Jun 17
Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Read and discuss knitting fiction. Learn how to crochet puppets and toys to accompany your children's favorite stories. Patterns and instruction provided. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 22
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event How to Raise Monarch Butterflies with Carole Pasternak
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Observing a Monarch butterfly as it transforms itself from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly is among the most thrilling experiences that nature offers. But unfortunately, the number of Monarch butterflies are dwindling. ...