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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias
Tue Jun 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

In this workshop you will learn about dementia and how to recognize the signs of Alzheimer's Disease. Learn how dementia affects brain functions, and identify lifestyle factors that can reduce your risk....

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 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 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 Let's Talk
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Practice your English, Learn more about Toronto & Canada, make new friends in a relaxing environment and have fun! This is a drop-in session - no registration required. All are welcome!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 18
Thu Jun 01
Icon of the event Mortgage 101
Sat May 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn about mortgage basics, the pre-approval process and what banks usually don't tell you. Register by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Buying Your First Home
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn the ins and outs as a first time homebuyer and the legal documents you will be required to sign. Please register by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 26
Tue Jul 25
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Looking to improve your English? We will be reading advanced picture books and practicing our listening, reading and conversation skills. The group will meet on the last Wednesday of every month in the Periodical Lounge. Call...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 28