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Icon of the event Tatting Anyone?
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Drop in and spend some time with fellow tatters. Co-sponsored with Fringe Tatters.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event Knitters
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Would you like to share your love of knitting? Want to learn to knit? Bring your own needles and yarn or use the yarn provided.

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 22
Thu Mar 29
Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Wed May 16, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

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 Advanced Bike Maintenance Workshop
Sat May 19, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Cycle Toronto will show you how your bike works on a deeper level in this hands-on workshop. Topics include: fixing squeaky brakes, prevent your chain from falling off, correcting gear-shifting issues, and how to straighten y...

Icon of the event Tabletop Gaming
Wed Mar 21, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Bring some friends and get your game on! Choose from our selection or bring your own.

Icon of the event Repair Cafe
Sat Jun 16, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Don't throw it away! Bring your broken home appliances and electronics to the library and learn how to fix it with volunteers from the Repair Café. Repair Café Toronto is a group of volunteers who love to fix things and help ...

Icon of the event Clueless in the Garden: A Guide for Beginners and Black Thumbs
Wed Apr 25, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Can you use garden soil in a container? Does it matter if you plant annuals or perennials? Should you use mulch or not? Gardening can be very satisfying, but when your plants don't thrive, it can be very frustrating too. Spen...

Icon of the event Comics Crafts
Wed Mar 28, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Upcycle old comic books into bookmarks and more! All supplies provided.

Icon of the event Board Game Night
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Board games are great for keeping your brain fit and healthy! Join us for an evening of strategy, competition and fun! Play one of our board games, or bring a board game you wish to share with other board game fans! Clue, Jen...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 05
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...