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Icon of the event Diagonal Pocket Fold Book
Thu May 17, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This elegant notebook features a folded cover with several pockets and a turn over flap. We will sew note pages into the cover using a pamphlet stitch. During the workshop, you will make a practice cover, a one section notebo...

Icon of the event Kitchen Design-Do's and Don'ts
Tue May 01, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

The kitchen is the most multi-functional space in our homes. Maximizing the efficiency of this space requires smart planning. See which cabinet options save space, keeps storage organized and are worth the extra they cost. Le...

Icon of the event Houseplants:  Our Constant Garden
Wed Apr 25, 2018 | 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: High Park

Many people today feel that growing houseplants is boring and that the real glory in gardening is growing outside. Not so! Each new study shows that houseplants are important to our health and mental well-being. This presenta...

Icon of the event Pollinator-Friendly Gardening
Wed Apr 18, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Did you know one of the greatest threats to all pollinators is the loss of habitat? Learn how you can play a role in creating pollinator habitat in your community. Get tips on making your garden more attractive to butterflies...

Icon of the event The Basics of Vegetable Gardening
Tue Apr 17, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

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 seed in t...

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 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 Renovation 101: Understanding the process & the 7 mistakes to avoid
Tue Apr 03, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Where to start? How to get the best return on investment? How to find reliable trades people? When are building permits needed?...

Icon of the event The World Inside and Around the Beehive
Mon Mar 26, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Come discover the many direct benefits of pleasure beekeeping, and the innovative solutions that open it now to the general public. Anatole Yarmosh, PhD, fourth generation hobby beekeeper, and author of "The World Inside and ...

Icon of the event DIY Glass Gem Magnets
Fri Mar 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: High Park

Join us for a crafternoon at the library. These easy diy magnets can feature any picture/word/letter you want. Materials will be provided, however feel free to bring any of your own materials you would like to use. Ages 6-13...