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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 Library Resources for Job Search
Thu Jun 08, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Learn how to use library resources for:...

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
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends, and learn about the library. You must be at least 18 years of age and have a landed immigrant or refugee status to join. For more details and to register call Wen at 647-38...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 05
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us in the "chatting room." Meet new friends, practice your new language skills. Drop-in Mondays May 1 - June 26.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 05
Mon Jun 12
Mon Jun 19
Mon Jun 26
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Sessions
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

This program is for Permanent Residents. Topics will include: Who can apply for citizenship and how? Canadian history, geography and the government system, rights and responsibilities of citizens and more.* Thursday May 18t...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10