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Icon of the event Beginner Ukulele
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Local musician and instructor Ronny Shinder will lead a 6-week introduction to ukulele for adults. Each week will build on basic chords, chord changes and songs. Have fun and learn new tunes with the group.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 20
Icon of the event Knit & Crochet @ Richview
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Drop in to knit and/or crochet at Richview library with our beginner or expert participants. Bring your unfinished project or yarn and needles to start a new poject. Knitting and crocheting resources will be provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 21
Tue Aug 28
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 Aug 21
Tue Aug 28
Tue Sep 04
Tue Sep 11
Tue Sep 18
Icon of the event Adult Colouring Program
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brentwood

Adult Colouring relaxes your brain, reduces stress, enhances your vision, creativity, motor skills and focus. Relax and meet new friends. We supply the colouring sheets, some coloured pencils, and music. All that is missing i...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 23
Thu Sep 06
Thu Sep 20
Thu Oct 04
Thu Oct 18
Icon of the event Adult Colouring Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Come try out the latest trend in relaxation! Studies show colouring can relieve stress and promote wellness. Colouring pages, pencils, and markers will be provided, or bring your own.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 22
Wed Sep 05
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 31
Wed Nov 14
Icon of the event Knitting & Crocheting Club
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Bring your needles & yarn and join us every Thursday for a couple of hours of lively conversation while you work on your knitting or crocheting. No registration required. For more information visit or call the Branch at 416-3...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 16
Thu Aug 23
Thu Aug 30
Thu Sep 06
Thu Sep 13
Icon of the event York Woods Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come join us in our Periodical Lounge for some casual chess. Players of all levels are welcome. A staff member will teach anyone who is interested in learning how to play.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 21
Tue Aug 28
Tue Sep 04
Tue Sep 11
Tue Sep 18
Icon of the event Raising Monarch Butterflies Workshop with Carol Pasternak
Thu Sep 13, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Imagine holding a monarch butterfly in your hand! That's what you'll be able to do if you raise them yourself. At this fun event, author/educator Carol Pasternak, aka The Monarch Crusader, will teach you everything you need t...

Icon of the event Grow Milkweeds for Monarch Butterflies!
Sat Sep 22, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Help save the endangered monarch butterflies by growing milkweed plants! Fall is prime time to plant milkweed seeds and a member from the Toronto Master Gardeners will show you how. Drop-in to learn about milkweeds, the food ...

Icon of the event Knit & Lit
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Bring your needles and yarn and share ideas, skills or knit socially. We supply teaching and knitting-related books. Call 416-396-3865 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 08
Sat Sep 22
Sat Oct 06
Sat Nov 03
Sat Nov 17