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Youth Summit 2017

A free event for youth (16-25) by youth!
The Youth Summit provides a forum for young people to organize, network, learn new things, and share their hopes and concerns in a public setting.

Free shuttle & lunch provided.

SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017
9:30am-3pm
York University- HNES Building
4700 Keele Street
HNES Building
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3

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For more information and to register, visit: www.nychyouthsummit.eventbrite.ca
Or email: ryousif@nych.ca

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Nobody's Perfect Parenting Program

FREE parenting program for parents and caregivers with children 6 years and under. Groups meet once a week for 8-10 weeks. Childcare and books are included. TTC tokens (if needed).

Parents talk about:
• Children’s growth and learning
• Children’s behaviour
• Children’s health and safety
• Parenting stress

When: Every Thursday, from April 6 to May 25, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Where: North York Community House at 700 Lawrence Ave. W., 2nd floor
This is an 8 week registered program.  

                                           
Please register with Toronto Public Health at 416-338-7600
Or North York Community House at 416-784-0920

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Professional Development Day (with Telus)

Learn about employer expectations in the Information Technology Sector and interview techniques through Mock Interviews, Resume Critique, & One-on-One Coaching.

Location: 540 Finch Ave West, Community Room 1
Date: Tuesday, May 30th
Time: 1pm-4pm
Registration required by: May 29th, 2017

To register, contact Annie Sun, Employment Counsellor
asun@nych.ca
647-204-9070

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Assyrian/Chaldean Workshop

Learn about the Canadian Government: A 2-day adult program about the Canadian Government, and improving your English with an English Conversation Circle.

Translation in Arabic/Assyrian will be available
This workshop is open to anyone who is interested
Please register as SPACES ARE LIMITED

Date: March 29 & 31, 2017
Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: York Woods Public Library, 1785 Finch Ave. W. 
Refreshments Included  

Please Call/Email Sarah to register:
(416) 898-2232
syounan@nych.ca

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Family Caregiver Day

Join us on this very special day that salutes the incredible dedication, work and heart family caregivers show every day caring for family and friends who are ill or disabled.

The event is a great chance to:

  • Connect with other family and friend caregivers
  • Relax and recharge with free refreshments and lunch
  • Watch an incredible musical performance by Juno-Award winner, Jully Black

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
10:00am – 1:15pm
Toronto City Hall - Council Chambers
100 Queen Street West

Click here for more details and to register
Or call Shova: 647-208-9733

*For those caregivers who cannot make the trip to city hall we have 8 satellite sites across the city. You DO NOT need to register for the satellite sites.

Wellness Centre
Address: 3660 Midland Ave., Unit 103, Scarborough, ON, M1V 0B8

Parya Trillium Fdn
Address: 344 John St, Thornhill, ON

Toronto North Support Services
Address: 132 Railside Road, Unit 15, Toronto, ON,M3A 1A3

Libraries
York Woods Library: 
1785 Finch Ave W. 
Downsview Branch: 
2793 Keele St.  (Keele and Wilson)
Don Mills Branch: 888 Lawrence Ave. E.  
Eatonville Branch: 430 Burnhamthorpe Rd. (Burnhamthorpe and The East Mall – and easy access from the 427)  

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Cross-generational Computer Classes

Senior and youth working on a computer

Lawrence Heights Middle School is hosting a computer program for senior caregivers (older adults caring informally for family members, friends, neighbours). Young students will tutor older adults in basic computer skills, and link them to social media tools to increase social connection and to build skills!

Thursdays: Starting from March 23, 2017 (12 sessions)
4:00—5:00pm
Lawrence Heights Middle School (50 Highland Hill, North York, ON)

To register, contact Shova:
sadhikari@nych.ca
647-208-9733

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Free Seniors' Yoga

Are you 55 years or older?
Are you caring for a family member or friend?
Improve your posture, manage stress, stay healthy!

Free TTC tickets for senior caregivers

Sessions with Happy Aging
March 13 - April 3, 2017
10:30-11:30am
2195 Jane St. (at Wilson)

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Wednesdays
March 1 - March 29, 2017
2:00 - 3:00pm
Black Creek Community Health Centre
2202 Jane St. Unit 5, North York Sheridan Mall

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To register, contact: Shova
sadhikari@nych.ca
647-208-9733

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Making the Connection (Toddler)

A free program for Parents and Toddlers from 1-2 years.

Learn more about connecting with your toddler in ways that:

  • Make your toddler feel loved
  • Make your toddler feel safe to explore and learn
  • Build toddler language

Meet other new parents and find out about services in your community. Groups meet with a Public Health Nurse once a week for 9 weeks.

When: Saturdays; Starting March 18 to May 13
Where: Lawrence Square Mall - 700 Lawrence Ave West, Suite 226
Time: 10am - 12pm

Please register with Toronto Public Health at 416-338-7600
Or Dayanne Martinez at North York Community House at 416-784-0920

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V.O.I.C.E. March Break 2017

V.O.I.C.E. March Break

  • Dance with CULTURE SHOCK
  • Spoken Word with LISHAI PEEL
  • Creative Crafts with ALEXANDER THEATRE COMPANY
  • & A MYSTERY DAY! 

March 13 - 18, 2017
10AM - 4PM      
John Polanyi C.I. (640 Lawrence Ave. W.)

Must be a Permanent Resident or Convention Refugee. Light lunch and TTC provided. Up to 20 Volunteer hours available. Spots limited.

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Register online or call Amy at 416-414-3927

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Capoeira Workshop (Bloggurls Groups)

Join the Village Bloggurls in a FREE self-defense workshop for all self-identified girls and women aged 11 and up! There are only 25 spots! To register, visit “Village Bloggurls” on Facebook. Light refreshments will be served. 

Date: March 3, 2017
Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm
Location: Lotherton ANC Office (Rm 109)
For more info, please call Jean at 416-779-1185

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This workshop is funded by the Girls Action Foundation

Join the CH Best Bloggurls in a FREE self-defense workshop for all self-identified girls and women aged 11 and up! There are only 25 spots! To register, please see Principal Palumbo. Light refreshments will be served.

Date: February 28, 2017
Time: 3:15pm-5:15pm
Location: CH Best Middle School Drama Room, Room 218
For more info, please call Jean at 416-779-1185

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This workshop is funded by the Girls Action Foundation

 

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Family Day at NYCH

Join us for our annual Family Day celebration with fun activities and a light lunch the whole family will enjoy!

Friday, February 17, 2017
10am - 1pm
Lawrence Square Mall
700 Lawrence Ave. W., Suite 226

Activities include:

  • Family pictures
  • Face-painting
  • Storytelling Circle (with Toronto Public Library)
  • Free books for kids
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Music and Movement for the Family
  • Toronto Fire Services
  • Healthy Snacks 
  • Financial Literacy Games
  • Raffle for Prizes
  • Lunch

For more information, contact Dayanne: 
dmartinez@nych.ca
416-784-0920 Ext. 234

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Type 2 Diabetes Prevention (Vietnamese Community)

6 sessions will help you enjoy a healthier life with information on type 2 diabetes prevention, physical activity, healthier eating, and healthy ways to cope with stress.

Ngăn Ngừa Tiểu Đường Loại 2Chương trình chăm sóc sức khỏe cho cộng đồng người Việt

6 buổi học giúp bạn có một cuộc sống khỏe mạnh hơn với những thông tin vềngăn ngừa bệnh tiểu đường loại 2, hoạt động thể chất, ăn uống lành mạnh và cách vượt qua căng thẳng (stress)

Mỗi thứ năm / Every Thursday
1:30pm to 3:30pm
6 sessions, starting February 23 until March 30
Location: 700 Lawrence Ave. W., Suite 226

To register or for more info please contact / Để ghi danh hoặc biết thêm thông tin, vui lòng liên hệ: Thi Phung Thu Nguyen
647-272-3408
fungthu@yahoo.com

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Caring for Caregivers of Toronto

The City of Toronto Senior Strategy and the ENRICHES initiative, aimed at reducing social isolation among senior caregivers in Toronto, invite you to:

  • Learn more about our initiatives and the services available to you
  • Provide your feedback on the unique needs of caregivers

Monday, February 27
10am-1pm
WoodGreen Community Centre
815 Danforth Avenue, 3rd Floor, Room #5

Refreshments and a light lunch will be served; transportation will be provided!
Seats are limited, please RSVP
To register for the event please contact Shova:
647-208-9733

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Yoga and Self-Care for Filipino Parents

  • Drop-in yoga
  • Workshops on healthy living topics 
  • Food and tokens

All offered free of charge to the people who take care of everyone else.  

Saturdays
February 11 - March 25
10AM - 12:15PM
Lawrence Square Mall
700 Lawrence Ave. W., Suite 226

For more information, contact Christine:
cbalmes@nych.ca
416-898-6339

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