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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

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 27
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 20
Tue Mar 27
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 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 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 Knitting Club
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Join a group of crafty people and work on your current knitting project.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 27
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 27
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 20
Tue Mar 27
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....

Icon of the event Knitters Drop In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

A great place to share your interest in yarn and knitting!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 26
Mon Mar 05
Mon Mar 12
Mon Mar 19
Mon Mar 26
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...