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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 Citizenship Act and Proposed Changes
Wed Mar 29, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Fairview

The presentation discusses the current process leading to a grant of Canadian citizenship. During the presentation, we will also discuss anticipated changes to the Citizenship Act and how they would affect citizenship applica...

Icon of the event Ontario Human Rights Code and Canadian Human Rights Act
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Willowdale Community Legal Services hosts this free public workshop on the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Canadian Human Rights Act. Join us to learn about:...

Icon of the event Career Cruising: Finding Your Profession
Tue Mar 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 TOEFL & IELTS - Saturday Series
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

These series of classes will help you prepare for the 4 components of the test and teach you skills how to master your required score....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 22
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. No registration required. Drop In. All are welcome to...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
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 English Conversation Circle (ECC) - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
9:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends and learn about the library. Classes are intermediate level focusing on English conversation. You must be 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or refugee status to join...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Icon of the event English as a Second Language (ESL) - All Levels
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Fairview Library (Room 1, Room 3, Room 4)...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 03
Wed Apr 05
Mon Apr 10
Wed Apr 12
Mon Apr 17
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 Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25