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Icon of the event Migration - A Women's Perspective
Wed Nov 16, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Sabina Ali, from Thorncliffe Park's Women Association and Cosmopolis Toronto participants from Vietnam, the UAE and Macedonia discuss their complex and inspiring journeys to Toronto.

Icon of the event I Am Rohingya
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

I Am Rohingya is a play that chronicles the harrowing Rohingya refugee experience from the perspective of Rohingya youth now living in Canada, taking the audience to Myanmar before the violence, through to the forced migratio...

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 Oct 10
Mon Oct 24
Mon Nov 07
Mon Nov 21
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Weekly 2-hour sessions for newcomers to practice listening & speaking English and improve communication skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
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 Oct 03
Mon Oct 10
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
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 Mandarin Support Group for Seniors
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join our Mandarin Support Group for Seniors, every Wednesday from 10:00am-11:30am. Call the branch for more details, 416-395-5980. Hosted by the North York Community House.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 23
Wed Dec 28
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

This English conversation group is friendly, supportive and stimulating! What better way to improve your English speaking skills? Tuesdays from 6-8p.m. Presented in partnership with North York Community House. For more inform...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25