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Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101: Bike with Confidence
Sat Jun 16, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Cycle Toronto will guide you through everything you need to know about cycling in Toronto. Topics include: road rules, safe riding techniques, equipment, choosing your route and more.

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 Fun With Shapes
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Children will start to recognize shapes and colours by participating through games and activities. For ages 2 and up.

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 13
Fri Apr 20
Fri Apr 27
Fri May 04
Fri May 11
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 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 Mar 21
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 04
Wed Apr 11
Wed Apr 18
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 Adult Colouring Club
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Colouring is said to relieve tension, improve focus, and strengthen fine motor skills. Unleash your creative side and colour your stress away in this fun, accessible activity!...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 03
Tue Apr 10
Tue Apr 17
Tue Apr 24
Tue May 01
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 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 Mar 22
Thu Apr 19