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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Toronto: A swimmable, drinkable, fishable water city
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to TO? Not sure where you can swim? We have what you need to know (and do!) in this new city of yours. Swim Drink Fish Canada will help you make the transition from "newcomer" to "Torontonian" by giving you the informatio...

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 one hour to discuss a variety of topics with the help of an experienced group facilitator. Participants develop con...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Newcomer Programs at Steeles
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

An information program with The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association for newcomers in Chinese. Call branch for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 19
Wed May 17
Wed Jun 21
Icon of the event Free Income Tax Clinic for Syrian Families
Mon Mar 27, 2017 | 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Free Income Tax Clinic for Syrian Families hosted at York Woods branch, 1785 Finch ave W....

Icon of the event Newcomer Programs at Steeles
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

An information program with The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association for newcomers in Chinese. Call branch for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 22
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 24
Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 26
Icon of the event Free Income Tax Clinic
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Free income tax clinic for seniors, newcomers and low-income families....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 13
Thu Mar 16
Mon Mar 20
Thu Mar 23
Mon Mar 27
Icon of the event ESL Reading and Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Looking to improve your English conversation skills? Join us on the first and third Tuesday of the month for our ESL Conversation and Reading Circle, where we will be reading advanced picture books and practising our listenin...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 21
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 18
Tue May 02
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 Mar 06
Mon Mar 13
Mon Mar 20
Mon Mar 27
Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Do you want to practice your English conversation, reading skills and make new friends? Join us on Mondays where we practise our reading and conversation skills. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 06
Mon Mar 13
Mon Mar 20
Mon Mar 27
Mon Apr 03