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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

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 Jun 25
Mon Jul 30
Mon Aug 27
Mon Sep 24
Icon of the event Repair Café
Sat Jul 21, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Get broken items fixed for free and learn while doing it! We'll have fixers for computers, electronics, small appliances and furniture, clothes, jewellery, book and paper repair, bikes and more. For whatever you need fixin',...

Icon of the event Paint With Me for Adults-Caribbean Edition
Thu Aug 02, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us as we celebrate Toronto Carnival at the library with a painting class for adults. We will be painting Caribbean landscapes.

Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Join us every Thursday and Saturday for friendly chess matches in a welcoming environment. All skill levels are welcome, from beginners to grand masters. If you've never played before, we will teach you! Open to all ages.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 21
Sat Jun 23
Thu Jun 28
Sat Jun 30
Icon of the event Mini Repair Café
Sat Jul 07, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Jones

Join us for a fun afternoon of repairing, reusing and recycling! Volunteers will repair and assist with sewing (clothing items), jewelry repair and bike repairs. Stop off when you're on the Dundas St. East bike lanes and get ...

Icon of the event Paint with Me
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for an afternoon of colour, beauty and paint! Follow step by step instructions to create your very own canvas painting! Bring your creativity, imagination and painting skills for an afternoon of fun!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 19
Thu Aug 02
Thu Sep 13
Icon of the event Creative Yarn Works
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Do you knit or crochet? Come out and enjoy knitting and crocheting in the library, every Thursday from 6-8 pm. Beginners are welcome. We will help you learn. Bring you own needles and wool. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 21
Thu Jun 28
Thu Jul 05
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 19
Icon of the event Caribbean Food Demo - Pepper Pot
Tue Jul 31, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us as we celebrate Toronto Carnival with an infamous Pepper Pot recipe.

Icon of the event Beginner Ukulele
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Local musician and instructor Ronny Shinder will lead a 6-week introduction to ukulele for adults. Each week will build on basic chords, chord changes and songs. Have fun and learn new tunes with the group.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 09
Mon Jul 16
Mon Jul 23
Mon Jul 30
Mon Aug 13
Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Taylor Memorial

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 ...