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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Sanderson

Looking for an opportunity to improve your English language skills? Volunteers and newcomers meet weekly for two hours to discuss a variety of topics with the help of an experienced group facilitator. Participants develop co...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 08
Tue Nov 15
Tue Nov 22
Tue Nov 29
Tue Dec 06
Icon of the event Picturing the City
Sat Nov 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Photographers Dwayne Sybbliss and Yasin "Yescene" Osman, along with members of She Move Group reflect on their experiences documenting today's Toronto....

Icon of the event Citizenship Preparation Classes
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Need help preparing and studying for the Canadian Citizenship Test? Complete the free citizenship test preparation program in 9 classes at the Downsview Branch presented by the North York Community House. Call Maria at 416-4...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Mon Oct 31
Mon Nov 07
Mon Nov 14
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomer families with settlement-related issues. This is a co-sponsored program with Catholic Cross Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Mon Oct 31
Mon Nov 07
Mon Nov 14
Icon of the event Learn Bollywood Dancing
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Albion

Join us in celebrating Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) Citizenship Week! This year's theme is dance from around the world. Enjoy an energetic bollywood dance performance by Navrang Dance Academy and learn some dance m...

Icon of the event Master Your Money, Ladies!
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Albion

Whether you're new to Canada or not, Jenni Bolton of Cent$ible Students will teach you how to navigate the Canadian financial system, including banking basics in Canada, taxes and government benefits....

Icon of the event Repair Cafe - Don't Throw it away - Fix it!
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Bring your small appliances and furniture, computers and other electronics, clothes, jewellery, books! We have volunteer fixers who will help you fix and repair! Drop in and first come first serve. Registration closes at 3:...

Icon of the event It Pays to Manage your Money
Mon Sep 12, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Albion

It Pays to Manage your Money is a seminar for newcomers, to help them address their financial needs....

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomer families with settlement-related issues. This is a co-sponsored program with Catholic Cross Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Icon of the event Tamil Networking and Support Group
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for Tamil Networking and Support Group, every other Monday from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Call the branch for more details 416-395-5980....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 10
Mon Oct 24
Mon Nov 07