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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 Earth Day Painting Workshop for Families
Sat Apr 21, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

In celebration of Earth Day, we invite you to create an acrylic painting of an endangered animal or an animal that has gone extinct. No prior experience in drawing or painting is necessary as you will be offered step-by-step...

Icon of the event After School Club: ESCAPE ROOM CHALLENGE!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Each week use your sleuthing skills to find clues, solve challenging puzzles and unlock a door to escape a locked room. Each series of challenges is based on a popular book -...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 06
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 After School Club
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

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Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 20
Tue Mar 27
Tue Apr 03
Icon of the event Afterschool Games
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Teens and children can drop-in to enjoy some afterschool fun with games such as Jenga, Connect Four, Yahtzee, Snakes and Ladders, and more!


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 21
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 07
Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join us on Wednesdays after school from 4-5pm for special activities and games. Take part in Lego challenges, arts & crafts, robotics & circuitry, and much more. Ages 6-12. Drop in! No registration required. Call 416-393-7746...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 21
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 07
Wed Mar 21
Wed Mar 28
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....

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