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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 English Conversation Circle
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Sanderson

Looking for an opportunity to improve your English language skills? Volunteers and newcomers meet weekly for one hour to discuss a variety of topics with the help of an experienced group facilitator. Participants develop con...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
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:
Tue Mar 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 26
Icon of the event ESL Conversation Circle
11:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Do you want to practice your English, meet new people and have fun?...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
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 Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 17
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
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 Mar 01
Wed Mar 08
Wed Mar 15
Wed Mar 22
Wed Mar 29
Icon of the event Finding Your Profession
Tue Feb 28, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Thinking about choosing a profession or making a career change? This session will help you explore and find the direction your career could go and provide information about available career opportunities. Register in person o...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Sanderson

Looking for an opportunity to improve your English language skills? Volunteers and newcomers meet weekly for one hour to discuss a variety of topics with the help of an experienced group facilitator. Participants develop con...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
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. This program is co-sponsored by North York Community House. Call 647-296-0935 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
Tue Mar 28
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 Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
Tue Mar 28