Today's Events

Online Job Applications

Title: Online Job Applications
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: This personalized assistance session is suitable for clients who have difficulty with completing online applications for jobs. To benefit from the session a client will have to be prepared with a job posting that requires an online application and with a résumé targeted to the job they want to apply for. Clients can attend multiple sessions until they become comfortable to apply online without assistance.
Prerequisite: Résumé needed
Start Time: 09:00 am
Date: December 12, 2018
End Time: 12:00 pm

Newcomers – Interview Theory

Title: Newcomers – Interview Theory
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: Human communication is the basic example of interactive communication; therefore, this workshop is designed to assist job applicants to feel confident during a job interview; and consequently, to improve their chances of getting hired. Through discussion of relevant topics and development of practical activities, the workshop provides clients the information needed for proper action planning and interview preparation, as well as, the opportunity to ask questions and share their previous interview experiences.
Registered clients only.

Start Time: 09:30 am
Date: December 12, 2018
End Time: 03:30 pm

Senior Lunch

Title: Senior Lunch
Location: 2802 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: East Toronto Seniors Centre members are invited to meet in the lounge to socialize and enjoy a hot, nutritious, home-cooked meal.

Residents only
Start Time: 12:00 pm
Date: December 12, 2018

Seniors Wii Games

Title: Seniors Wii Games
Location: Cecelia Murphy Building, 11 Coatsworth Crescent, Toronto, ON
Description: Seniors are invited to join us for a lively game of Wii Bowling every Wednesday.
Cost is $1 per person. Snack is provided.
Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: December 12, 2018
End Time: 02:30 pm

Seniors Falls Prevention Exercise

Title: Seniors Falls Prevention Exercise
Location: Cecelia Murphy Building, 11 Coatsworth Crescent, Toronto, ON
Description: Seniors are invited to join us for an exercise program designed to improve balance and stability which in turn helps to prevent falls. The Fall Prevention program is offered in partnership with Carefirst.
Start Time: 02:30 pm
Date: December 12, 2018

Kick Start After School Program

Title: Kick Start After School Program
Location: Crescent Town Club, 2A The Market Place, Toronto, ON
Description: The after school program engages children and youth in activities that promote healthy kids. Today children will participate in a spelling bee.
Start Time: 03:30 pm
Date: December 12, 2018
End Time: 06:00 pm

Seniors Bingo

Title: Seniors Bingo
Location: Cecelia Murphy Building, 11 Coatsworth Crescent, Toronto, ON
Description: Cost is $1 per card
Start Time: 07:00 pm
Date: December 12, 2018
End Time: 08:00 pm

Upcoming Events

Chiropody (residents only)

Title: Chiropody (residents only)
Location: Cecelia Murphy Building, 11 Coatsworth Crescent, Toronto, ON
Description: By appointment only, residents of the Cecelia Murphy Building may attend this foot care clinic every Thursday morning. The clinic is run by staff from the East End Community Health Centre.
There is no cost.
Start Time: 09:00 am
Date: December 13, 2018
End Time: 10:45 am

Computer Skills Tutorials

Title: Computer Skills Tutorials
Location: Neighbourhood Link Resource Centre 3036 Danforth Ave
Description: Computerized interactive training in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook) – basic and advanced topics covered. Available during the hours of operation of the Resource Centre (9:00 am – 4:00 pm). Ask for assistance at the Sign-in Desk.
Start Time: 09:00 am
Date: December 13, 2018
End Time: 04:00 pm

Newcomers – Interview Practice

Title: Newcomers – Interview Practice
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: This interactive workshop is suitable for clients who are already familiar with interview basics. By answering some of the most common interview questions, the participants are able to, within a supportive and friendly environment, practice and develop their interviewing skills and receive constructive feedback to build ascending confidence in their job interview performance.
Registered clients only.

PREREQUISITE: Interview Theory

Start Time: 09:30 am
Date: December 13, 2018
End Time: 03:30 pm

Pui Hong Chinese Seniors Program – Activities/Games/Singing

Title: Pui Hong Chinese Seniors Program – Activities/Games/Singing
Location: Cecelia Murphy Building, 11 Coatsworth Crescent, Toronto, ON
Description: 10:00am-11:00am: Colouring program
11:00am-12pm: Activities手腦運動歌唱
12:00pm-12:30pm: Lunch 午餐時段
12:30pm-3:30pm: Activities手腦運動歌唱

Start Time: 10:00 am
Date: December 13, 2018
End Time: 03:30 pm

Seniors Board Games

Title: Seniors Board Games
Location: 2802 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: Residents only
Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: December 13, 2018

Newcomer Support Conversation Circle

Title: Newcomer Support Conversation Circle
Location: 91 Barrington Ave, Toronto, ON
Description: These informal gatherings are a great way for newcomers to Canada to practice their English language skills.
Start Time: 01:30 pm
Date: December 13, 2018
End Time: 03:00 pm

Kick Start After School Program

Title: Kick Start After School Program
Location: Crescent Town Club, 2A The Market Place, Toronto, ON
Description: The after school program engages children and youth in activities that promote healthy kids. Today children will participate in creating winter crafts.
Start Time: 03:30 pm
Date: December 13, 2018
End Time: 06:00 pm

Community Dinner

Title: Community Dinner
Location: 10 Gower Street, Toronto, ON
Description: The community is invited to enjoy a free nutritious home-cooked meal. We serve up to 100 guests weekly.
Start Time: 05:00 pm
Date: December 13, 2018
End Time: 07:00 pm

Résumé Critique

Title: Résumé Critique
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: This session consists of a 15-minute one-on-one consultation with an employment counsellor to review a résumé or cover letter, receive tips in how to make it more effective to attain tangible results. Clients receive help on editing and proofreading, document formatting and election of the most appropriate document style.

REQUIREMENTS: Clients shall bring a paper copy of their résumé and/or cover letter.
OPTIONAL: Current or past job descriptions, job postings, list of education and training experience, employment history, copy of awards, certificates and acknowledgements.

Start Time: 09:00 am
Date: December 14, 2018
End Time: 12:00 pm

Newcomers – Accessing the Hidden Job Market

Title: Newcomers – Accessing the Hidden Job Market
Location: 3036 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: This workshop is designed to educate participants in how to tap into where 80 % of the jobs (not-advertised) are located; and also, to discover ways to enhance the chances of successfully finding an employment position. Tapping into the hidden job market is a unique skill; therefore, participants in the workshop receive training in networking techniques, take suggestions in how to establish new employer contacts; and learn how to ask the right questions in order to develop future employment contacts.
Registered clients only.

Start Time: 09:30 am
Date: December 14, 2018
End Time: 03:30 pm

Mandarin Community Support Group Friday Program

Title: Mandarin Community Support Group Friday Program
Location: Logo Baptist Church, 8 Amroth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: Friday Program 周五活动
Friday Program includes: table tennis; children games time; free English class; dinner ($2/person, 6 under free); Line dancing, Chinese painting class and Chinese instrument practice.
Start Time: 10:00 am
Date: December 14, 2018
End Time: 05:00 pm

Seniors Pilates

Title: Seniors Pilates
Location: Cecelia Murphy Building, 11 Coatsworth Crescent, Toronto, ON
Description: Come join our lively group for this variation of traditional Pilates. Props are used for support and exercises are designed for those with poor mobility.
Cost is $2 per person.
Start Time: 10:00 am
Date: December 14, 2018
End Time: 11:00 am

Seniors Carpet Bowling

Title: Seniors Carpet Bowling
Location: East Toronto Seniors Centre, 2802 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON
Description: Come join our lively group of carpet bowlers every Friday! A highly social game which improves your balance, flexibility and agility.
Cost is $2 per person. Snack is provided.
Start Time: 10:30 am
Date: December 14, 2018
End Time: 12:00 pm