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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
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle-CANCELLED
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends, and learn about the library. You must be at least 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or Convention Refugee status to join. This program is co-sponsored by North York...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event Let's Talk About YOUth!
Wed Jun 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

This workshop encourages youth to engage in conversation about the different challenges they face and discuss various ways of overcoming and dealing with obstacles....

Icon of the event Let's Talk 2 - Advanced English Conversation Circles
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Volunteers and newcomers meet weekly at the Library for one hour to discuss a variety of topics. Drop in, no registration required. Please join us!


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Practice your English conversation skills in this free program! Learn idioms and expressions. For adults 18 years and older. This program is co-sponsored by North York Community House. For more information, please call Ariel ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 27
Icon of the event Financial Literacy Workshop for Arabic Speakers
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Are you a newly settled Arabic speaking family looking to learn about budgeting, saving, credit, investing, fraud prevention and financial planning? This free financial literacy workshop will help you to acquire the knowledge...

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10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us in the "chatting room." Meet new friends, practice your new language skills. Drop-in Mondays May 1 - June 26.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 26
Icon of the event New to Canada? Speak to a COSTI Representative! CANCELLED DURING NYCL RENOVATION
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

COSTI Immigrant Services is a community-based, multicultural agency which has been serving all immigrant communities and new Canadians for many years. At the library sessions, a COSTI representative will answer your questions...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 30
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 Jun 27