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Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event Financial Literacy Workshop for Arabic Speakers
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Are you a newly settled Arabic speaking family looking to learn about budgeting, saving, credit, investing, fraud prevention and financial planning? This free financial literacy workshop will help you to acquire the knowledge...

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1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us to practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Settlement workers provide individual assistance for newcomers. In partnership with Catholic Cross-cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 30
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
9:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomers with immigration documents, health care, access to education, and free access to Commission of Oath Services. Please contact the branch for further info...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 30
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Practice your conversation, reading and writing skills make new friends, and learn about the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 27
Thu Jun 29
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Weekly 2-hour sessions for newcomers to practice listening & speaking English and improve communication skills. Drop in. No registration required. All are welcome.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 27
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us to practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 27
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
Ongoing event running from Mon Feb 06, 2017 - Fri Dec 22, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

English Conversation Circle runs every Tuesday from 6-8 pm. No registration required.Everyone is welcome to attend. Contact branch for details at 416-394-1000.