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Icon of the event After School Chess for Kids
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us on Wednesday's for after-school Chess. You can learn the basics of the game, the rules, some strategies, and even learn how to play using a Chess time-clock. Have fun using our 3D printed chess pieces while learning a...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Wed Feb 14
Wed Feb 21
Icon of the event After School Club
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

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Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Tue Feb 20
Icon of the event Weekend Video Gaming
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Join us in the library Saturday afternoon for video game multiplayer matches. Some of the games include: NBA 2K17, Injustice, Rayman Origins, Naruto, and Blur....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 17
Icon of the event Video Game Narrative Workshop - FULL
Fri Mar 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Become a master video game storyteller! Use Twine and similar tools to learn about story in games and then create your own choose-your-own-adventure type game. Ages 8-12....

Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Be creative and make your own jewellery. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited. Participants will work together in creating their own take-home products....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Icon of the event ​15 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 Afterschool Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Put your imagination to work and learn something new, or show off your engineering skills and build impressive structures. Every Monday our Afterschool Club will bring a different theme or challenge for you to face!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05
Mon Feb 12
Mon Feb 19
Mon Feb 26
Icon of the event Creative Writing  Workshop
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 20, 2018 - Sat Mar 31, 2018
Location: Cedarbrae

Imagine, Create and Share! Explore the various tools and techniques of Creative Writing and become a master storyteller in this fun, free and interactive workshop conducted by Students of English Literature and Film at Univer...

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 Feb 01
Thu Mar 01
Thu Apr 05
Icon of the event Valentine Pop Up Craft
Sat Feb 10, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Dawes Road

Make your own Valentine Card or another pop up craft.