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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English conversation Circle for Seniors
Ongoing event running from Wed May 18, 2016 - Wed Dec 21, 2016
Location: Flemingdon Park

Seniors! Join us to practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment and make new friends. No registration required. 3-4 p.m.

Icon of the event Newcomer Settlement Services
Ongoing event running from Thu May 19, 2016 - Sat Jan 28, 2017
Location: Flemingdon Park

Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30-8:30, and Wednesday and Friday from 10-6, Saturday 9-5 (ongoing) Tom Han 647-296-0147....

Icon of the event Let's Draw
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The skill of drawing is not unlike the skill of speaking. You are trying to make a point. Help your language along visually, draw, talk and network here at the Library!


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 26
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

Practice and improve your English Conversation skills and learn more about the library. For more information please call 416-395-5470


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Newcomers are welcome to practice their English language skills through conversation and writen exercises. Please register with Tom at #647-296-0147. This program is in partnership with Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
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 - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Join us to practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment and make new friends. Everyone welcome. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
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 Buying Your First Home
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Buying a home for the first time can be a daunting task. Learn the ins and outs as a first-time home buyer and review the contracts you will be required to sign....

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias (Mandarin)
Wed Oct 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

This workshop will teach you about dementia, and how to recognize the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease. You will learn how dementia affects brain functions, and identify lifestyle factors that can reduce the risk of ...