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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 Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 17
Icon of the event Balcony and Terrace Container Gardening
Thu May 10, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Main Street

Learn about the challenges and solutions to gardening above the ground! Discussion will cover items to plan before you choose your plants, thinking about container types and your location. A Toronto Master Gardener will share...

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 Jan 17
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Wed Feb 14
Icon of the event Board Games Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Board games are great for keeping your brain fit, and healthy! Join us for an evening of strategy, competition and fun! Bring a board game you wish to share and play with other board games fans!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 26
Mon Mar 26
Mon Apr 30
Icon of the event Art for Tots
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Children will explore art materials and techniques, including clay, paint, pastel and collage. Ages 2-4. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05
Mon Feb 12
Mon Feb 19
Icon of the event LEGO Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us every Thursday for our LEGO Club. Create, build and use your imagination to conquer our weekly challenges. For all ages. No registration required. Drop in to the children's department on the second floor.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 18
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Thu Feb 15
Icon of the event Knit Wits
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join Main Street's knitting and crochet club. Share your projects with other knitters/crocheters, teach a technique, learn a technique, and enjoy great conversation. All level of knitters welcome. Bring your own yarn, needles...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 18
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Thu Feb 15
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 Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 17
Icon of the event Knitting for Side Hustle
Sat Jan 20, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Welcome to the two-gig economy. If you are looking to turn your passions into extra income come to a knitting program, learn to knit or improve your technique. All while listening to some information on how to maximize your w...