Events

Arduino and littleBits

If you ever wondered what programming is about, or what a microcontroller is, this is the workshop for you!

Learn how to bring the power of programing to littleBits circuits using Arduino software. LittleBits are electronic building blocks that empower you to create electronic gadgets. In this 3 week workshop you will learn how to write code, load it to the Arduino bit and create complex sequences of actions.

March 23rd, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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RAOK Your World

Want to make the world a better place?  Volunteer with our Random Acts of Kindness group to spread peace, love, and happiness throughout our community.  Participants will receive Volunteer/Community Service Hours for their contribution.

Free!  For students in Grades 7 - 8

The fourth Thursday of each month, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Please register in advance.

March 23rd, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

Offered in partnership with Towns of York Toastmasters, this 8-session program is a fun way to boost your confidence and develop leadership and public speaking skills that will help you for the rest of your life.

Tuesdays February 14 - April 11* (no class over March Break - Tuesday March 14); 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Free!  For ages 13 - 18

Please register in advance.

*Participants must attend ALL meetings

March 28th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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YA Book Club

If you enjoy reading and chatting about books, then join us!

The second Thursday of each month, 7 - 8 p.m. in the Marjorie Andrews Room.

Free!  For students in Grades 8 - 12.

Please register in advance.

2016 Dates:  October 13, November 10, December 8

2017 Dates:  January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11

April 1st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

Offered in partnership with Towns of York Toastmasters, this 8-session program is a fun way to boost your confidence and develop leadership and public speaking skills that will help you for the rest of your life.

Tuesdays February 14 - April 11* (no class over March Break - Tuesday March 14); 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Free!  For ages 13 - 18

Please register in advance.

*Participants must attend ALL meetings

April 4th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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littleBits Lab

Join us to explore these popular electronic building blocks and see how innovative and creative you can be.  Each session we will focus on a different project or design challenge.

The first Thursday of each month, 7-8 p.m.

Free!  For ages 11 - 15.

Please register in advance.

April 6th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Toastmasters for Teens - Youth Leadership Program

Offered in partnership with Towns of York Toastmasters, this 8-session program is a fun way to boost your confidence and develop leadership and public speaking skills that will help you for the rest of your life.

Tuesdays February 14 - April 11* (no class over March Break - Tuesday March 14); 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Free!  For ages 13 - 18

Please register in advance.

*Participants must attend ALL meetings

April 11th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

April 12th, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

April 12th, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

April 19th, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

April 19th, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

April 26th, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

April 26th, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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RAOK Your World

Want to make the world a better place?  Volunteer with our Random Acts of Kindness group to spread peace, love, and happiness throughout our community.  Participants will receive Volunteer/Community Service Hours for their contribution.

Free!  For students in Grades 7 - 8

The fourth Thursday of each month, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Please register in advance.

April 27th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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YA Book Club

If you enjoy reading and chatting about books, then join us!

The second Thursday of each month, 7 - 8 p.m. in the Marjorie Andrews Room.

Free!  For students in Grades 8 - 12.

Please register in advance.

2016 Dates:  October 13, November 10, December 8

2017 Dates:  January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11

May 1st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

May 3rd, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

May 3rd, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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littleBits Lab

Join us to explore these popular electronic building blocks and see how innovative and creative you can be.  Each session we will focus on a different project or design challenge.

The first Thursday of each month, 7-8 p.m.

Free!  For ages 11 - 15.

Please register in advance.

May 4th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

May 10th, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

May 10th, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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Board Game Blowout

Keep boredom at bay!  Spend your evening testing your luck and skill at a variety of card and board games including: King of Tokyo, Fluxx, Chess, Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Love Letters, Small World, Dominion, and more!

Tuesday May 16, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Free!  For ages 11 - 15

No registration necessary, just drop in.

May 16th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

May 17th, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

May 17th, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

May 24th, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

May 24th, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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RAOK Your World

Want to make the world a better place?  Volunteer with our Random Acts of Kindness group to spread peace, love, and happiness throughout our community.  Participants will receive Volunteer/Community Service Hours for their contribution.

Free!  For students in Grades 7 - 8

The fourth Thursday of each month, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Please register in advance.

May 25th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

May 31st, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

May 31st, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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littleBits Lab

Join us to explore these popular electronic building blocks and see how innovative and creative you can be.  Each session we will focus on a different project or design challenge.

The first Thursday of each month, 7-8 p.m.

Free!  For ages 11 - 15.

Please register in advance.

June 1st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Home Alone Program

Designed by the Canadian Safety Council, this program helps prepare 9 -11 year olds for being home alone during short periods of time.  Participants will learn basic first aid and safety procedures, as well as to recognize hazards, and when and how to use 911.

 Offered in partnership with St. John's Ambulance.

Friday June 2 (P.A. Day), 1 - 4 p.m.

$39  Please register in advance.

June 2nd, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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