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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 Settlment 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 Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
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 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 Citizenship Preparation Workshop
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Attend this workshop and learn Canadian history, government policies, Canadian symbols, geography, Canadian culture, values and rights. Presentation is in English. Registration is required. Visit in person or call Wen at 647-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
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...

Icon of the event Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibility
Fri Apr 21, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Agincourt

Learn about landlord and tenant rights. Topics include: Finding the right tenant or landlord, the content of the lease/rental agreement, security and maintenance, privacy and the rules of entering the rental apartment, rules ...

Icon of the event Cancer Screening and Prevention in Mandarin
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

For more information please call Wen at 647-388-3762. In room 2....

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 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 Apr 26
Wed May 24
Wed Jun 28