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Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

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
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Beaches

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 Toronto: A swimmable, drinkable, fishable water city
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to TO? Not sure where you can swim? We have what you need to know (and do!) in this new city of yours. Swim Drink Fish Canada will help you make the transition from "newcomer" to "Torontonian" by giving you the informatio...

Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail
Fri May 19, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada, with 890 km of trail between Niagara and Tobermory. Built and maintained by volunteers, it spans the spectacular Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Bios...

Icon of the event Chinese Brush Painting
Sat May 13, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Join us for Asian Heritage Month and learn the skilful and ancient art of Chinese Brush painting. Adults, older adults, and teens are welcome. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required, and is limited to 20 part...

Icon of the event UPDATED TIME CHANGE: Get Inspired: Mehndi Henna Workshop
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discover the traditions of Mehndi Henna. Demonstrations and supplies provided....

Icon of the event Teen LEGO Challenge!
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Can you build the strongest bridge or the tallest tower? Compete against other teens creations in a series of LEGO building challenges....

Icon of the event Intro to Digital Photography for Teens
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Join photographer/artist John Alexander for an introduction to digital SLR photography. He will present an overview of the tools at your disposal in a PowerPoint presentation aimed at the absolute beginner. Participants shoul...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 14
Wed Mar 15
Icon of the event Wii Gaming
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern Elms

Come out for an hour of Wii gaming fun. Enjoy Dance, Sports, Super Mario Bros. and more! Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 24
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 Feb 22
Wed Mar 08
Wed Mar 22
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 19