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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 21
Sat Oct 28
Sat Nov 04
Sat Nov 11
Sat Nov 18
Icon of the event Saturday Family Storytime
Sat Oct 21, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Did you know the Coxwell Stables was built in 1920 to accommodate horses that pull the Toronto Public Works Vehicles until replaced by automobiles, trucks and other machines? Celebrate being an East Ender Family with stories...

Icon of the event Afterschool Games
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Teens and children can drop-in to enjoy some afterschool fun with games such as Jenga, Connect Four, Yahtzee, Snakes and Ladders, and more!


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 01
Wed Nov 08
Wed Nov 15
Wed Nov 22
Icon of the event Saturday Crafternoon (October)
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Spend a creative afternoon getting artsy and crafty! Make something new and take it home, display it or give it as a gift. For ages 6-12. Registration begins Friday, September 1, 2017. To register, call the branch at 416-395-...

Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Do you like video games? Want to show off your console skills on the Wii or PS3? Join us for afternoons filled with fun and new friends! For ages 6 to 12. Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 01
Wed Nov 08
Wed Nov 15
Wed Nov 22
Wed Nov 29
Icon of the event 2017 Geocaching International Film Festival - GIFF
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

"With every new incredible geocache container, every clever hide, every log that reads like an epic journey, it becomes apparent: the geocaching community is one of the most creative groups of people on the planet. At this ye...

Icon of the event Poetry Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Are you a poet and you just don't know it? Join us for Kids Poetry Club and channel your inner Shel Silverstein. Get creative while learning about rhymes, syllables, metaphors and more! For ages 6 to 12. Drop-in, no registrat...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 20
Mon Nov 27
Icon of the event Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Transform everyday items or recycled materials into creative crafts and cool toys! Please note December 6th will feature a coding activity in participation of the Hour of Code movement. For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins M...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 04
Mon Dec 11
Mon Dec 18
Icon of the event Save Our Scruff Takes Fairview!
Sat Dec 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Join Fairview as we welcome Kristine from Save Our Scruff (SOS), a Toronto non-profit dog rescue organization. Kristine will be discussing who SOS is, dog behaviour and care, and she'll be showing off a SOS dog alumni named G...

Icon of the event Lego Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

What can you create with Lego? Participate in building challenges and awesome activities! For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Monday, December 18, 2017. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395-5750.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 08
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29