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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Let's Talk Time
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Gain confidence in practicing your English speaking skills; expand your networking list and connect with new friends; enhance your knowledge of Canadian life and culture; learn about resources that will ease your settlement p...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 29
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 24
Mon Oct 31
Mon Nov 07
Icon of the event Newcomer Programs at Steeles
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

An information program with The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association for newcomers in Chinese. Call branch for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 23
Icon of the event Discover Canada Citizenship Mentoring Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Discover and review the "Discover Canada" study guide with trained volunteers in a group setting. Provided by CultureLink....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Icon of the event This Ain't Your National Geographic
Fri Nov 25, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Steeles

What happens when you cross paper animal heads from National Geographic magazines with a bunch of blue eyes from fashion mags?...

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 and make new friends. To register, please call Teresa Tao at 416-645-6000 ext. 2344 or at ttao@woodgreen.org. This is a free program....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Tue Nov 01
Icon of the event LSP Week Celebration: Dance From Around the World
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Richview

Please join us to celebrate Library Settlement Partnerships Week. We have an exciting afternoon planned, with special guest speaker Citizenship Judge Nancy Siew, dance performances, and light refreshments....

Icon of the event Newcomer Programs at Steeles
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

An information program with The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association for newcomers in Chinese. Call branch for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 19
Wed Nov 16
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Information Part Two: Citizenship Test Preparation
Wed Nov 02, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn about the Canadian citizenship knowledge test. Get study tips and try some practice questions based on the "Discover Canada" study guide. YOU MUST BRING YOUR PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD OR RECORD OF LANDING TO THE SESSION. ...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
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 Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Icon of the event I Am Rohingya
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

I Am Rohingya is a play that chronicles the harrowing Rohingya refugee experience from the perspective of Rohingya youth now living in Canada, taking the audience to Myanmar before the violence, through to the forced migratio...