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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 Grow Native Ontario Plants for the Bees!
Wed May 16, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

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 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 15 Ways to Garden Large in Small Spaces
Tue Apr 24, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

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 Bricks Challenge! with Young Engineers
Thu Apr 19, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Are you up to the challenge? The Young Engineers Bricks Challenge is offering a FREE workshop that uses Lego to study STEM concepts. At this workshop, learn about the lever principle ? fulcrums, force arms, load arms, and tor...

Icon of the event The Basics of Vegetable Gardening
Tue Apr 17, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

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 t...

Icon of the event Renovation 101: Understanding the process & the 7 mistakes to avoid
Tue Apr 03, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Where to start? How to get the best return on investment? How to find reliable trades people? When are building permits needed?...

Icon of the event The World Inside and Around the Beehive
Mon Mar 26, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Anatole Yarmosh, a fourth generation hobby beekeeper and author of ?The World Inside and Around a Beehive? will share his knowledge of bees and of how to construct a small-scale hive....

Icon of the event P.A. Day Makers: Olympic Torch
Fri Feb 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Celebrate the Olympic spirit by crafting your own Olympic torch....

Icon of the event Let's Paint Together
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

If you are a beginner or experienced artist, join us in our friendly, quiet, and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with similar interests in art and painting. All levels, most media (NO OIL please), a...


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