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Icon of the event Get Your Summer Read On Kick Off Party!
Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Spadina Road

Sign up for the TD Summer Reading Club starting today!Each child gets a free notebook and stickers when they register.

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 After School Club: BUILD AND MAKE!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Each week use your creative engineering skills to build and create using different materials - Snap Circuits, LEGO, bean & paint chip mosaic art! Science + creativity! Ages 6-12...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 20
Tue Mar 27
Tue Apr 03
Tue Apr 10
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 Make Your Own Musical Instrument!
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Take home an easy-to-make musical instrument using everyday household items. Ages 6+...

Icon of the event Pokémon Club
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us this year as we explore and hunt for Pokémon at Cedarbrae Library!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 09
Fri Apr 13
Fri May 11
Fri Jun 08
Icon of the event STORYgami
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Origami meet-up for kids the first Saturday of each month. Learn to fold origami! Beginner & advanced folders welcome. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 03
Sat Apr 07
Sat May 05
Sat Jun 02
Icon of the event LEGO Mania
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

Learn, Build & Play, using LEGO building blocks. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 31
Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 24
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 Feb 28

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.