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Icon of the event iPad for Seniors (MANDARIN)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

A monthly drop-in for Mandarin-speaking older adults interested in learning how to use iPad tablets. Learn about how the tablet works and about library resources you can access with your iPad....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 02
Thu Mar 02
Thu Apr 06
Thu May 04
Icon of the event Let's Draw
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Newcomers to Canada or to English looking to practice language and learn drawing techniques. Every week is a different lesson, all lessons involve using language in some way....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 02
Thu Mar 02
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 Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event LSP: Canadian Immigration: Pathways to Permanent Residence and Citizenship
Tue May 02, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Immigration Lawyer, Cristina Guida of Green and Spiegel LLP, continues her Canadian Immigration overview with a focus on Permanent Residence and Citizenship. Topics will include Economic Permanent Resident classes; navigating...

Icon of the event Income Tax Preparation Information Session
Sat Feb 11, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Are you filing your taxes for the first time? Do you want to start preparation? Join us for an information session to help start your income taxes....

Icon of the event LSP: Citizenship Test Preparation Workshop
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Need help preparing and studying for the Canadian Citizenship Test? Complete the free citizenship test preparation program in 8 classes....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 25
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
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 Jan 25
Wed Feb 22
Wed Mar 22
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event LSP: English Conversation Circle (Intermediate and Advanced Levels)
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Practice your conversation skills while making some new friends along the way. This group is geared towards those people with an English Literacy Level of 3 and up....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
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 Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention Workshop
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Learn about the types of Diabetes and ways to prevent it. This program will be delivered in English....


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