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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Citizenship Preparation Program
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Learn Canadian government, history and geography through conversations and activities....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 03
Icon of the event Let's Talk About YOUth!
Wed Jun 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

This workshop encourages youth to engage in conversation about the different challenges they face and discuss various ways of overcoming and dealing with obstacles....

Icon of the event 40 Hours and Beyond
Fri Jun 23, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

This workshop helps newcomer youth become familiar with the purpose and benefits of volunteering, the different types of volunteering and how to find a volunteer job....

Icon of the event Diabetes Information Session (In Mandarin)
Tue Jun 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Millions of Canadians are living with diabetes or pre-diabetes. Chances are it affects you or someone you know. This workshop will help you learn more about what diabetes is, how to lower your risk factors, as well as exercis...

Icon of the event Powers of Attorney (In Mandarin)
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

By granting someone power of attorney people can plan ahead and be confident that their wishes will be carried out. In this workshop you will learn about power of attorney for property and personal care, how to make or revoke...

Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Practice your English by reading and conversing with others. Drop in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 12
Mon Jun 19
Mon Jun 26
Mon Jul 03
Mon Jul 10
Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias (in Mandarin)
Tue Jun 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

In this workshop you will learn about dementia and how to recognize the signs of Alzheimer's Disease. Learn how dementia affects brain functions, and identify lifestyle factors that can reduce your risk. The program will be p...

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join us for a fun, informative, and interactive workshop given by a member of Cycle Toronto and learn how to cycle safely! The workshop will cover the Rules of the Road, how to share it with other road users, safety technique...

Icon of the event Let's Draw
Thu Jun 01, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Drawing with oil sticks. A program for newcomer Seniors to have an opportunity to do something creative and practice English. Space is limited, please register by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Let's Talk
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Practice your English, Learn more about Toronto & Canada, make new friends in a relaxing environment and have fun! This is a drop-in session - no registration required. All are welcome!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 01