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Icon of the event Teens After School Chess Club
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcomed....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail: Intro to Hiking The Trail
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Agincourt

Take your first (hiking) steps: learn the ABC's of hiking....

Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Icon of the event Create Your Own Board Game
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Learn how to build your very own board game from award winning creator Adam Clare! In this workshop, you will learn about game design, create rules for your game, and bring home a finished product to play with friends and fam...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
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 Easy Stop Motion Animation with your phone or tablet
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring any smartphone, recent iPod Touch or tablet. Learn to use it with a free App to make short stop motion animation movies. Share them with friends and family. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7746. Ages 13+ or c...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Port Union

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. Presented by Parks Canada as part of Canada's 150th anniversary celebrations, this f...

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 Jul 08
Sat Jul 22
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 19
Sat Sep 02
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

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 Knitting Group
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

If you enjoy knitting and would like the chance to meet other knitters please come to this free drop-in program. All you need to bring are knitting needles and your favorite yarn. A volunteer will be here to provide instructi...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 22
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 12