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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Newcomer Settlement Services (No Services April 18, 25,  May 2)
Ongoing event running from Wed Aug 09, 2017 - Thu Sep 26, 2019
Location: Cedarbrae

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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 Immigration: Consequences of Interactions with the Police
Mon Jun 05, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Barbara Leiterman, Immigration Lawyer at Scarborough Community Legal Services provides information and answers questions on the immigration consequences of interactions with the police....

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 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 May 31
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event Immigration: Two Immigration Traps for a Permanent Resident
Mon May 29, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Brabra Leiterman, Immigration Lawyer at Scarborough Community Legal Services provides information and answers questions on the two immigration traps you should know about (especially if you are a Permanent Resident)....

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 May 26
Tue Jul 25
Fri Jul 28
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 Canadian Citizenship Preparation Sessions
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Complete Canadian Citizenship test preparation in six sessions starting Tuesday, May 23. Learn who can apply for citizenship and how; Canadian history, geography and government system; rights and responsibilities of citizens;...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 06
Tue Jun 13
Tue Jun 20
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 ...