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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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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
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 ...

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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
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 Buying Your First Home
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn the ins and outs as a first time homebuyer and the legal documents you will be required to sign. Please register by calling 416-393-7746.

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 Apr 28
Fri May 26
Icon of the event Let's Talk
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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!

Icon of the event Health Databases
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A look at some of the health resources Toronto Public Library offers on it's website. Whether english is the language you know best or you read in another language you can still get current information on conditions and medi...