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

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat Jun 04
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Craft Club
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Get in touch with your creative side! Make something to take home using paper, scissors, colours and your imagination! All ages welcome. Parents must be present for children 6 years and younger. Drop-in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 02
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 23
Mon May 30
Icon of the event Chalk It Up!
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Chalk it up! Learn how to draw with chalk, create your own stencils and make your own sidewalk chalk! Presented by Vibe Arts For Children and Youth....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 04
Wed May 11
Wed May 18
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 01
Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Play a favourite PS3 game or try something new on the Wii or Xbox! Drop by for afternoons filled with fun and new friends....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 04
Wed May 11
Wed May 18
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 01
Icon of the event Knit & Lit
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Are you a knitter or have always wanted to learn? Bring your needles and yarn and join us the first Wednesday of the month to share ideas, skills or knit socially....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 04
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jul 06
Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event Library Sports Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Volleyball isn't just for the beach! Join us to play sport-inspired games in the library. For ages 9 to 12. Registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Icon of the event Panorama Community Garden:  Learning Gardening Hub
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Looking for children (ages 7 and up) to work together in designing and building garden spaces at Panorama Community Garden. Topics include: soil health, plant selection, seed growing, pollinators etc. Register by calling Elea...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 21
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jul 02
Icon of the event Magic Tricks Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Haven't received your Hogwarts letter yet? Here's the next best thing! Learn amazing magic tricks to confound your family and friends! For ages 6 to 12. Registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27