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Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Sat Jun 16, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Cycle Toronto will show you the basics of how to maintain your bike in this hands-on workshop. Topics include: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain, and ensuring your bike is the right ...

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101: Bike with Confidence
Sat Jun 09, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

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 DIY All-Natural Summer Beauty Care
Sat Jun 09, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Get ready for the heat and humidity of the summer season by indulging yourself with some all-natural DIY beauty treatments. Participants will work together in creating few take-home products.For 14 years and above. All suppli...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp and Experience the Great Outdoors
Sat Jun 02, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Studies have shown that spending time in nature improves physical, mental and social well-being, as well as increases environmental awareness.

Icon of the event Sushi 101
Sat May 26, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn the origins and history of Sushi and try your skills at making this delicacy using basic ingredients. All supplies will be provided free of charge.Register in person at the branch or call 416-396-8850 to register.All ag...

Icon of the event The Basics of Vegetable Gardening
Sat May 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Port Union

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 th...

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 Spring Awakening
Thu Apr 19, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern Elms

Take the steps this spring to have your best garden ever!...

Icon of the event Repairathon at the Library!
Sat Apr 14, 2018 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Toronto Clothing Repairathon runs free public events, where anyone can bring clothing to be repaired by volunteers. Our goal is to encourage the teaching and learning of repair skills, to reduce waste and keep clothing out of...

Icon of the event The World Inside and Around a Beehive
Wed Apr 11, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Come and discover the many direct benefits of pleasure beekeeping, and the innovative solutions that open it now to general public. Anatole Yarmosh, PhD, author of ...