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Icon of the event Community Plant & Seed Swap
Sat May 12, 2018 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us for a Plant & Seed Swap at Dufferin/St.Clair Library. The community is invited to bring excess plants from their spring gardening (flowers, fruits & vegetables) and swap them with others. Get planting tips from our lo...

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 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 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 15 Ways to Garden Large in Small Spaces
Thu May 24, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Get inspired and see ideas for making better use of the space you have! Learn a step-by-step method for planning your garden, visual tricks to virtually expand your space and ideas for going vertical. Get suggestions for wha...

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 ...

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 Power Kids: DIY Kaleidoscope Workshop
Sat Apr 21, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Mirrors are an important visual element in Kader Attia's artwork, especially the film Reflecting Memory. Reflections are used to create optical illusions which fool our eyes at first, later giving way to new stories. Inspired...

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 Spring Awakening
Thu Apr 12, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Take the steps this spring to have your best garden ever! A Master Gardener will suggest the monthly tasks for your flower beds, veggie patch, shrubs and lawn. Plus enchanting photos to motivate you to action!