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Icon of the event Singing Ourselves Home (A Ukulele Workshop)
Sat Apr 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join Annie Sun for a Ukulele Workshop featuring songs in Mandarin. Bring your own Ukulele....

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Practice your English conversation skills with others! Learn idioms and common expressions. Light refreshments will be provided....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 12
Thu Apr 19
Thu Apr 26
Thu May 03
Thu May 10
Icon of the event Info Session: Newcomer and Refugee Artist Mentorship
Wed Feb 28, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Interested in applying to Toronto Arts Council?s Newcomer and Refugee Artist Mentorship program? Attend our information session at York Woods Library on February 28th!...

Icon of the event LSP: Free Income Tax clinics at York Woods Library
Ongoing event running from Mon Feb 26, 2018 - Thu Apr 26, 2018
Location: York Woods

Make an appointment for FREE one-on-one help with your tax return....

Icon of the event LSP: Overview of Service Canada with a focus on Newcomers.
Wed Feb 21, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Service Canada Newcomer presentation: provides information on your Social Insurance Number, Financial Support Programs such as Canada Child Benefit, Employment insurance, Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security along with Jo...

Icon of the event Family Storytelling Festival
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join us for a weekend of afternoon stories for the whole family. Storytellers will share captivating stories from around the world, celebrating our diversity. This festival is funded by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigra...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 17
Sun Feb 18
Icon of the event Tips and Secrets Smart Canadians Know
Tue Jan 30, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

This program is aimed at newcomers to Canada. Learn about the basics of banking, credit and taxes. Taught by the Chartered Professional Accounts of Canada (CPA)....

Icon of the event LSP: Resume and Cover letter workshop (part 2)
Mon Jan 29, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: York Woods

Are you interested in getting a paid part-time or full-time job but don't think your resume or cover letter is satisfactory. This Resume + Cover Letter-writing workshop can help with:...

Icon of the event Sewing for Change
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 27, 2018 - Sat Mar 17, 2018
Location: Parkdale

Learning to use a sewing machine, meet others in your community and practice your English skills. For women age 13 and older. Priority spaces for newcomer women. Childcare will be provided. In partnership with Greenest Cit...

Icon of the event What is the Special Investigations Unit? A Course for Newcomers to Ontario
Wed Jan 24, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Did you know that there is a special group that investigates police officers when someone is seriously injured or dies?...