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Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come join us for some casual chess. Players of all levels are welcome. A staff member will teach anyone who is interested in learning how to play....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 09
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Icon of the event LEGO Club
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Are you up for a challenge? Try one of our LEGO challenges using either our regular or duplo sets to imagine and create! The program is intended for children aged 6-12. You must stay with your children if they are younger tha...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 01
Mon Jan 08
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Icon of the event Noon Year's Eve Celebration
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Forget staying up until midnight, kids rule New Year's at noon! Join us for some Noon Year's Eve crafts, activities, and countdown to noon! A New Year's Eve program for the whole family. For all ages....

Icon of the event After School Club: PUPPETS!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Each week learn how to make a different kind of puppet (sock puppets, paperbag puppets, felt puppets [hand sewing involved] and stick puppets) and then show off your skills with a short puppet show! Ages 6-12...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
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, quiet, and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with similar interests in art and painting. All levels, most media (NO OIL please), a...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 18
Icon of the event Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Come join us every Monday for a fun-filled night of gaming where you will have access to PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Wii U, and all the newest and most popular games on the market including NBA 2K18 and FIFA 18....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 18
Icon of the event Art and Technology Club
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Release your inner Artist and Scientist! Explore different types of Art and Technology such as Painting, Sculpture making, Jewelry making, Card making, Origami, 3D printing, Virtual Reality and Visual Editing....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 19
Icon of the event Knitting and Crocheting
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

If you enjoy knitting and crocheting and would like the chance to meet other crafters in the community, please drop in. All you need to bring are knitting needles/crochet hooks and your favorite yarn. Several community volunt...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 06
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Play SuperSmash Bros, Mario Kart and more using our WiiU! For children ages 6-12 in Room 1. Tuesday December 5 - Tuesday December 19, 2017(no Gamerz on Dec 26). Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 19
Icon of the event Video Game Narrative Workshop
Fri Mar 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Become a master video game storyteller! Use Twine and similar tools to learn about story in games and then create your own choose-your-own-adventure type game. Ages 8-12....