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  • image of three quilled paper flowers in a teapot

    Tuesday Jun 04, 2024 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    Learn to create beautiful, delicate, raised images from paper strips. You’ll use a few basic tools to wind the paper strips into coils to create a flower note card. 

    Supplies will be provided.

  • Tuesdays, Jun 04, 2024 - Jun 11, 2024
    6:45pm
    90 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Practice English and meet new friends in a relaxed and friendly environment. 

    Margaret is an accredited teacher of English as a Second Language with more than 8 years experience in teaching adults who are new to Canada. Margaret endeavours to assist English learners strengthen their language skills through engaging conversations and discussions of some of the practical and cultural intricacies of living in Canada. 

  • Tuesdays, Jun 04, 2024 - Jun 11, 2024
    7:00pm
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Drop in and practice your English through social conversation and fun group activities. All languages and cultural backgrounds welcome.

  • Wednesday Jun 05, 2024 at 10:00am
    120 minutes

    Participants will explore what’s involved (practically, emotionally, and financially) in continuing to live independently with services and supports.  This will include an overview of common needs, available options, and financial considerations.

  • English conversation group

    Wednesdays, Jun 05, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    10:15am
    90 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Join our free English conversation group to practice speaking in English in a relaxed and friendly environment.

    All levels are welcome to this drop-in program.

    Rejoignez notre groupe de conversation en anglais gratuit pour pratiquer l'anglais dans une atmosphère détendue.

    Tous les niveaux sont les bienvenus à ce programme , inscription non requise.

  • Wednesdays, Jun 05, 2024 - Aug 28, 2024
    10:30am
    60 minutes

    13 sessions remaining

    Do you need a casual, friendly environment where you can practice your English-speaking skills?  Look no further than the English Conversation Group!  Receive guidance from our experienced conversation group leaders, meet new people, and gain confidence in your English speaking.

  • Wednesdays, Jun 05, 2024 - Dec 18, 2024
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    29 sessions remaining

    Speak, in person, with a Public Health Nurse to get support around infant feeding and parenting. No appointment is necessary, simply drop in during these hours. Learn ways to help your child eat healthy and be active Make sure your child is on track with their growth and development. In partnership with Ottawa Public Health.

  • Wednesdays, Jun 05, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    1:30pm
    120 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Bring your knitting project and share advice, ideas and conversations with fellow enthusiasts. For adults of all abilities. Drop-in.

  • Wednesdays, Jun 05, 2024 - Jun 04, 2025
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere!

    Sept-June.

    1st Wednesday of the month. 

    January session will be held January 8th. 

    September 2024 - June 2025 Selections

    September 4th :
    Truth Be Told by Beverley McLachlin

    October 2nd:
    After Lives by Abdulrazak Gurnah

    November 6th:
    The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

    December 4th:
    The Adversary by Michael Crummey

    January 8th:
    What Strange Paradise by Omar El Akkad

    February 5th:
    Erebus by Michael Palin

    March 5th:
    The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict

    April 2nd :
    Mouth to Mouth by Antoine Wilson

    May 7th:
    The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

    June 4th:
    The Future by Catherine Leroux

    September 2023 - June 2024 Selections

    SEPT 6
    The Splendid and The Vile - Erik Larson

    OCT 4
    Rules of Civility - Amor Towles

    NOV 1
    The Company We Keep - Frances Itani

    DEC 6
    The Island of Missing Trees - Elif Shafak

    Jan 3
    Fight Night - Miriam Toews

    FEB 7
    The Lincoln Highway - Amor Towles

    MARCH 6
    The Island of Sea Women - Lisa See

    APRIL 3
    Permanent Astonishment - Tomson Highway

    MAY 1
    The Searcher - Tana French

    JUNE 5
    The Girl in His Shadow - Audrey Blake

     

  • Wednesdays, Jun 05, 2024 - Jun 26, 2024
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Are you looking for a relaxing activity that is low stress and doesn't require any special skills?  Then colouring may be for you!   Join us to explore your creative side, relax and meet new friends.  All supplies will be provided.