Toronto Celebrates Canada’s 150th

 Dozens of Canada 150 Celebrations the First Weekend of July and  Beyond Check out the line up of Canada Day celebrations going on in our Toronto.  We love history, walking tours, multiculturalism, food, dance, film, music, of course fireworks and so much more.  The celebrations extend well beyond this one weekend we gather to rejoice in having this amazing place to call home. Where: Throughout … Continue reading Toronto Celebrates Canada’s 150th

Learning about the Brain

The Ontario Brain Institute’s Calendar of Events is Full in March, Including Brain Awareness Week Thanks to the Ontario Brain Institute, we can learn what sports and science say about concussions, attend a conference about basic neural mechanisms informed by structural and functional neuroimaging, personalized treatments for depression and much more!  Check the Events Calendar to see what may be of interest to you. Most events are … Continue reading Learning about the Brain

Wellness and Support Programs and Services for Everyone in Ontario

Community Health Centres throughout Ontario provide a wide range of programs to  improve physical, emotional, social and economic well being of individuals Centres also connect people to medical services and other programs. These are some the programs and services they may offer: managing chronic disease nutrition artiistic expression for stress reduction living well in community with mental illness laughter for wellness gathering with fellow knitters practicing English … Continue reading Wellness and Support Programs and Services for Everyone in Ontario

Culture, Arts and Ideas

Grab a Refreshment, Mingle and Learn on Thursday Afternoons for People 55+ Health, cooking, music, book readings, comedy and Jewish traditions are open for all people aged 55 and up to learn about in a warm open environment.  Check the schedule to see what is coming up. Where: 750 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 2J2 at the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (JCC). Phone: (416) 924-6211. When: doors open … Continue reading Culture, Arts and Ideas

Visit a Farm in the City

Visit scenic Riverdale Farm’s 7.5 acres with pathways through wooded areas, ponds, and into butterfly-herb-flower-vegetable gardens Riverdale Farm features a historic working farm, scenic pathways, pig and poultry barn, historic Francey Barn, Simpson House, Meeting House, the “Residence” and Old Zoo Ruins. The farm offers programs and activities and a fall festival.  If you are up for more exploring in the neighborhood, stroll through the Victorian architecture of Cabbagetown. Where: 201 Winchester … Continue reading Visit a Farm in the City


After the success of its first TV season, NEW CANADIANS is back with its second season on OMNI Television. Their  comprehensive New Canadians pan Canadian programming will be broadcast nationally. Resources available to newcomers in different provinces will be highlighted through their special episodes from New Brunswick, Hamilton and the Professional Immigrants Networks from across Canada.  Tune in at the following times to watch and learn: … Continue reading NEW CANADIANS on OMNI Television

FREE Oil Painting Classes/Weekend Retreats January 2017

This January, Nova Scotia-based oil painter Lynda Diamond will be offering FREE weekend oil painting classes during her residency at Artscape Gibraltar Point (AGP) and you can join her! To apply for Lynda’s weekend retreats use the form at and specify you are applying for the oil painting class and retreat. Please use the dates provided below as your start and end date. Where: Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto Island … Continue reading FREE Oil Painting Classes/Weekend Retreats January 2017