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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Newcomers are welcome to practice their English language skills through conversation and writen exercises. Please register with Tom at #647-296-0147. This program is in partnership with Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Tue Jun 28
Icon of the event Let's Draw
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The skill of drawing is not unlike the skill of speaking. You are trying to make a point. Help your language along visually, draw, talk and network here at the Library!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
Mon Aug 29, 2016 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomer families with settlement-related issues. This is a co-sponsored program with Catholic Cross Cultural Services.

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Tired of commuting with others on the TTC? Fed up off getting stuck in traffic? Looking to save some money on the costs of parking and insurance? Get on a bicycle and beat the GRIDLOCK! But first attend Cycle Toronto's intera...

Icon of the event Newcomer Programs at Steeles
1:30 pm - 4:00 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 Jun 22
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomer families with settlement-related issues. This is a co-sponsored program with Catholic Cross Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Icon of the event Youth Hub Program Series: DJ Workshop
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Learn fundamental skills to become a DJ. This hands-on workshop will teach you how to scratch, mix, and create your own music using turntables, mixers, and controllers. For more information, please contact the York Woods bran...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
Icon of the event Immigrant Success Story: Social Work
Wed Jul 06, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Mahbub Hasan, from Project Manager and PhD in Bangladesh to Faculty Member in Toronto, speaks about his immigrant success story in Canada. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Librar...

Icon of the event Adult English Classes: ESL CLB 1
11:30 am - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

English as a Second Language classes help you improve your English language skills and learn about Canadian culture. Programs are co-sponsored by the Toronto Catholic District School Board. Registration required. Mon., Wed. &...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Wed Jun 01
Fri Jun 03
Mon Jun 06
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomer families with settlement-related issues. This is a co-sponsored program with Catholic Cross Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13