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Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshops: Day of the Dead Pots
Thu Oct 19, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to decorate clay pots with Skulls for the Day of the Dead. Free. All supplies provided. For ages 11-18. Auditorium....

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 Collage and Contemporary Art
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Coined in the 20th Century, collage is used by artists to make political statements and as process work to explore different formal relationships (colour, shape, size, texture, etc.)....

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
Icon of the event Lunchtime Gaming
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us over your lunch break to play a wide variety of games. From classic board-games to Xbox 360/One, Nintendo Wii, and PlayStation 3, we have something for everyone....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 06
Wed Sep 20
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 18
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
Sat Jul 22, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

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 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 Composting 101
Sat Jul 15, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Why compost? Learn about three common reasons you should compost and about the connection between carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and soil organic matter. Learn about the how-to's such as the roles of feed stock, moisture, a...

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...