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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 Diagonal Pocket Fold Book
Thu May 17, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This elegant notebook features a folded cover with several pockets and a turn over flap. We will sew note pages into the cover using a pamphlet stitch. During the workshop, you will make a practice cover, a one section notebo...

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 Jewelry Workshop
Tue May 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewelry in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewelry making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provided. Hi...

Icon of the event The Basics of Vegetable Gardening
Sat May 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Discover the joy of growing your own food! A Master Gardener will talk about the importance of soil, how to make new garden beds and how to care for your plants. Learn when to start seeds indoors and when to direct seed in th...

Icon of the event The Basics of Vegetable Gardening
Sat May 05, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Discover the joy of growing your own food! A Master Gardener will talk about the importance of soil, how to make new garden beds, and how to care for your plants. Learn when to start seeds indoors and when to direct seeds in ...

Icon of the event Chinese Brush Painting
Sat May 05, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Join us for Asian Heritage Month and learn the skillful and ancient art of Chinese Brush painting. Adults, older adults, and teens are welcome. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required, and is limited to 25 par...

Icon of the event Kitchen Design-Do's and Don'ts
Tue May 01, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

The kitchen is the most multi-functional space in our homes. Maximizing the efficiency of this space requires smart planning. See which cabinet options save space, keeps storage organized and are worth the extra they cost. Le...

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 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...