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Icon of the event Knitting and Crocheting
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
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 volun...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 10
Icon of the event Origami Crane Earrings Workshop
Wed Nov 12, 2014 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

Come in and create some lovely Origami Crane Earrings. Keep one for yourself and make another as a gift!...

Icon of the event Spooky Tales!
Fri Oct 31, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
York Woods

Wear your Halloween costumes, listen to spooky tales, do the monster mash, and create a creepy craft to take home! All ages, drop in.

Icon of the event Elements of Photography
Wed Oct 29, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

What are the secrets behind how famous photos are created? Using engaging images, Photographer Pamela Williams will examine the use of scale, point of view, and composition, while exploring the use of light, focus, timing an...

Icon of the event Tatting, anyone?
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Long Branch

Drop in and spend some time with fellow Tatters. Everyone welcome regardless of experience. Visit www.FringeTatters.ca for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 25
Sat Nov 22
Sat Dec 27
Icon of the event Oil Pastels for Beginners
Wed Oct 22, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Learn how to use oil pastels to create abstract and semi-abstract art. This hands-on class will be taught by Asha Rastogi. All materials supplied. Please call 416-393-7746 as space is limited.

Icon of the event Art Class for Beginners
Fri Oct 03, 2014 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

A wonderful opportunity to learn from an artist with 25 years of teaching experience! Asha has travelled extensively to teach, and held exhibitions of her work in Tokyo, Singapore, India and London....

Icon of the event Teen Gaming Drop-in
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Calling all gamers. Test your skills and have some fun with the PS3!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 03
Fri Nov 07
Fri Dec 05
Icon of the event Locker Magnets Workshop:
Wed Oct 01, 2014 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

Come in and create some decorative magnets to spice up your locker or fridge! Make your own personalized magnets with scrapbooking paper, and other mixed media. All supplies will be provided....

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library:  Fun with Jumping Clay
Fri Sep 26, 2014 | 4:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Pape/Danforth

Jumping Clay is a unique, and fun way to let your imagination soar. Join staff from Jumping Clay Canada to create your own model, character, decoration, or fridge magnet?the possibilities are endless. Three one hour worksho...