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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 English Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

Practice and improve your English conversation skills and learn more about the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
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 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 LSP: English Conversation Circle
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Improve your English Listening and Speaking skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 27
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 Feb 27
Mon Mar 06
Mon Mar 13
Mon Mar 20
Mon Mar 27
Icon of the event Newcomer Job Search Skills Workshops
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Learn what Canadian employers want newcomers to know about getting a job in Canada!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 04
Sat Mar 11
Icon of the event Newcomer Youth Circle
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join our Youth English conversational circle for an interesting and fun learning experience. Meet other newcomer youth, create friendships, and develop your social skills. We will meet weekly to cover a range of topics. Parti...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 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:
Fri Feb 24
Tue Mar 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 26