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  • Men sitting playing go game

    Saturdays, Mar 23, 2024 - Aug 31, 2024
    2:00pm
    180 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    The Ottawa Go Club (https://ottawagoclub.wixsite.com/ogcs) organizes a series of workshops for people who want to improve their knowledge of the Go game. We will discuss various aspects of the game, do practical exercises and problems, explore and practice. Designed for beginners and intermediate players.

    Le Club de Go d'Ottawa (https://ottawagoclub.wixsite.com/ogcs) organise des ateliers pour tous ceux qui aimeraient approfondir leurs connaissances du jeu de Go. On y discute plusieurs aspects du jeu, on fait des exercices et des problèmes, on explore et on s’entraîne. Conçu pour les débutants et les intermédiaires.

  • Web banner for hobbies and crafts

    Saturday Mar 23, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Participants will create textile landscapes on a canvas board using fabric, twine and glue.  Show off your artistic flair with your new masterpiece.

  • Saturday Mar 23, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking. 

    Create intricate paper art perfect for the season in a simple, easy to follow craft. Enjoy a calm atmosphere, good conversation, and discover how to turn swirls of paper into a floral art piece perfect for the season. 

  • Monday Mar 25, 2024 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

    Registration opens on Friday, March 1, 2024 - 10:00am

    Bring an idea and/or a simple picture you might like to recreate and try your hand at the Japanese style paper collage technique called chigiri-e (torn paper art)

    We will provide the space, glue, and paper to create your piece of art!

    (Chigiri-e is a Japanese art form in which the primary technique uses coloured paper that is torn to create images, and may resemble a water colour painting).

  • Monday Mar 25, 2024 at 7:00pm
    60 minutes

    Calling all trivia fans, game show enthusiasts, and people who know a lot of random facts! Join us for a trivia night at the Beaverbrook Branch where you'll tackle questions from a wide range of categories (not just about books!) to win a prize and the respect of the trivia community. Enjoy a fun atmosphere, good music, questions for teens and older adults alike, and refreshments!

  • Tuesday Mar 26, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Join us for an afternoon of relaxing zentangle fun!

    Learn how to zentangle and create a beautiful bookmark! All materials will be provided.

  • Tuesdays, Mar 26, 2024 - Apr 30, 2024
    6:00pm
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Adults are invited to get creative and make a no-pressure, awful piece of art. All supplies will be provided. We will put out random art supplies; what you make is entirely up to you! Make it as bizarre and ridiculous as you wish. At the end of the night, you will get to judge your fellow artists’ work and decide which is the worst!

  • Image of planner journal with stickers and art supplies

    Wednesdays, Mar 27, 2024 - May 29, 2024
    6:15pm
    120 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Creative Planners are a great way to manage stress, time, productivity, goal tracking. Take a moment to sit down and put your brain to paper in a welcoming & creative environment.

    Bring your own planner, notebook, or journal of choice; we’ll provide some basic creative planner supplies. No experience required.

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    L’agenda créatif est un excellent moyen de gérer le stress, le temps, la productivité et les objectifs. Prenez le temps de vous asseoir et planifier dans un environnement accueillant et créatif.

    Apportez votre propre agenda, carnet de notes ou journal de votre choix ; nous vous fournirons quelques fournitures de base pour créer votre agenda dans la langue de votre choix. Aucune expérience n’est requise.

  • Thursdays, Mar 28, 2024 - Dec 19, 2024
    11:00am
    90 minutes

    20 sessions remaining

    Join us at yarn club!

    Knitters, crocheters, needle workers, rug hookers – all are welcome to socialize with fellow yarn crafters and work on their latest project.

    Drop-in program.

  • Monday Apr 08, 2024 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Come and make a fun Pop Art picture from your pets photo with water colour paint!

    You supply the picture, we will supply the materials!