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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 Safe Cycling 101: Bike with Confidence
Sat Jun 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Amesbury Park

Cycle Toronto will guide you through everything you need to know about cycling in Toronto. Topics include: road rules, safe riding techniques, equipment, choosing your route and more....

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 Repair Cafe
Sat Mar 24, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Don't throw it away, learn to fix it! Get help in repairing broken household items for free. Volunteers fix household items, ranging from small household appliances such as toasters and lamps to computers and bikes. If you c...

Icon of the event Annette After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Calling all young artists, builders, gamers and makers ages 6-12…...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 23
Fri Apr 06
Icon of the event Clueless in the Garden: A Guide for Beginners and Black Thumbs
Tue May 08, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

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 ​Fifteen Ways to Garden Large in Small Spaces
Tue Apr 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

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 Grow Native Ontario Plants for the Bees!
Mon Apr 23, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

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 Bold & Beautiful: Makeup workshop
Sat Apr 28, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Explore the beauty within you and celebrate your uniqueness. In this transformative workshop, participants will explore and discuss issues facing teen girls through engaging interactive exercises. A free makeup demonstration...

Icon of the event Jewelry Making
Fri Mar 02, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for jewelry making workshop and create your own unique piece in this hands-on workshop. No experience is required. All supplies will be provided....