Here are some great events in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • Most events are FREE.

Are You Interested in Weaving?

Tuesday Afternoons from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

FREE Admission

Gibson House Museum
5172 YONGE ST
Toronto

Call 416-395-7432 for more info.

  • Gibson House’s small but dedicated group of weavers has been making textiles for the museum programs and gift shops for years.
  • Their products are so popular they need more hands to help.
  • If you have basic weaving experience and are interested in helping them grow this group and their weaving activities at the museum – please join them.
  • Please call to confirm your interest.
  • After your initial orientation, you can drop in to weave any time (pre-arranged).

Saturdays and Sundays in January

Admission is by Pay What You Can

12 to 4 p.m.

Scarborough Museum
1007 BRIMLEY RD
Toronto

Contact Info: 416-338-8807 or shm@toronto.ca

  • Warm up with some cider, sample fresh baked treats and share what you love about Scarborough!
  • Make your family a part of history!
  • The Community Memories Kiosk is waiting to record individual and family stories.
  • Newcomers and long time residents welcome.
  • Please click here for more info.

Factory Farms: Behind the Scenes

FREE Admission

January 8, 2014

6:30pm-7:30pm

Brentwood Library, 36 Brentwood Road North (Royal York and Bloor)

  • Brentwood Program Room
  • Speaker: Sonia Faruqi (www.soniafaruqi.com)
  • What are factory farms? What do they do? And why are they concerning?
  • In this talk, Sonia Faruqi will draw on industry information as well as her own experiences investigating and living at factory farms around the world.
  • The talk will end with tangible, practical solutions and actions.
  • Drop-In Workshop. First Come, First Seated.
  • Please click here for more info.

Toronto Repair Café

FREE

January 11, 2014

10am-2pm

Skills for Change – 791 St. Clair Ave. W.

  • Do you have a broken appliance, piece of furniture or item of clothing that you’d like to save from the landfill?
  • That’s where the volunteer “fixers” at the Repair Café come in!
  • Help combat waste and built-in obsolescence at this event!
  • For more info about Toronto Repair Café, please click here.

winter bird count rouge park 2014

Rouge Park’s 11th Annual Winter Bird Count

January 12, 2014

9:30am Top of the Vista trail from Zoo Road
2km
Meeting Point TTC and Parking info

12:30pm Beare Wetland Loop from Zoo Road
5km
Meeting Point TTC and Parking info

Sheryl Santos
Stewardship Coordinator

Rouge Park
905-713-6007 (phone)
birdcount@rougepark.com
www.rougepark.com

Sheryl Santos provided the following details of this event:

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