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Icon of the event Knit and Crochet Circle
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Want to learn how to knit or crochet with a fun group of people? Or want to share your skills with others? Drop in. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 20
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 20
Icon of the event York Woods Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come join us in our Periodical Lounge for some casual chess. Players of all levels are welcome. A staff member will teach anyone who is interested in learning how to play.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 20
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 20
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 Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event Board Game Night
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Board games are great for keeping your brain fit and healthy! Join us for an evening of strategy, competition and fun! Play one of our board games, or bring a board game you wish to share with other board game fans! Clue, Jen...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 01
Thu Apr 05
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 Mar 07
Wed Apr 04
Wed May 02
Wed Jun 06
Icon of the event Grow Native Ontario Plants for the Bees!
Sat Apr 07, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Help stop the decline of honeybees and other bee species by growing a pollinator-friendly garden with plants native to Ontario!...

Icon of the event Fifteen Ways to Garden Large in Small Spaces
Sat Apr 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Get inspired and see ideas for making better use of the space you have! Learn a step by step method for planning your garden, visual tricks to virtually expand your space and ideas for going vertical. Get suggestions for wha...

Icon of the event 15 Ways to Garden Large in Small Spaces
Tue Apr 24, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Get inspired and see ideas for making better use of the space you have! Learn a step by step method for planning your garden, visual tricks to virtually expand your space and ideas for going vertical. Get suggestions for wha...

Icon of the event Clueless in the Garden: A Guide for Beginners and Black Thumbs
Wed Apr 25, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Can you use garden soil in a container? Does it matter if you plant annuals or perennials? Should you use mulch or not? Gardening can be very satisfying, but when your plants don't thrive, it can be very frustrating too. Spen...

Icon of the event The Basics of Vegetable Gardening
Sat May 05, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Discover the joy of growing your own food! A Master Gardener will talk about the importance of soil, how to make new garden beds, and how to care for your plants. Learn when to start seeds indoors and when to direct seeds in ...