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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias
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....

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 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 Selling Your First Home
Sat May 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

You've decided to sell, seen all the shows and still don't know where to begin? Attend this workshop and discover the important and sometimes unexpected details of putting your starter home up for sale. Presented by Toronto ...

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 May 18
Thu Jun 01
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 13
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention in Mandarin
Wed May 10, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Agincourt

For more information please call Wen at 647-388-3762. In room 2....

Icon of the event Mortgage 101
Sat May 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn about mortgage basics, the pre-approval process and what banks usually don't tell you. Register by calling 416-393-7746.

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 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
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 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Mon May 22
Mon May 29