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Icon of the event Rug Hooking
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Join fellow rug hookers as we get together to work on individual projects. Bring your lunch and enjoy our friendly, supportive group. All skill levels are welcome. Please bring your own project. Group meets monthly from 12 to...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 17
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 and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with similar interests in art and painting. All levels, all media (NO OIL please), any style....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 04
Wed Jan 18
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 15
Wed Mar 01
Icon of the event Adult Chess Tournament
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Join us for monthly chess tournaments. Chess players of all levels are welcome.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 05
Icon of the event Podcasting 101 CANCELLED
Sat Jan 21, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

An introductory workshop on podcasting, including how to create, listen to or be a guest on a podcast. Lecture to be followed by a demonstration of a podcast recording....

Icon of the event Colouring Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for one of the year's hottest trends; colouring! We welcome you to join us on the first Tuesday of the month for a fun filled afternoon of colouring and conversation. A great way to meet new people and relax. All mate...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 06
Icon of the event Japanese Appetizer Making with Chef Shoji
Mon Dec 05, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Just in time for the holidays, Chef Shoji leads a hand-on session where you will learn to make Japanese-style appetizers....

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Settle down at the library for a leisure afternoon creating interesting crafts! Bring your own projects to work on or share ideas with others. Library facilitator will share and teach you a craft idea. Materials provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 15
Icon of the event Make a Holiday Piñata!
Tue Dec 27, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Fort York

Enjoy Spanish songs and stories, and then make your own piñata to take home!...

Icon of the event Birding 101
Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Long Branch

The spring migration is on, join birding expert Monika Croydon for great tips on birding in Toronto.

Icon of the event DIY Beauty: Natural Skincare
Sat Dec 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn about natural alternatives to caring for your skin using safe and healthy materials....