Adults

Speech Development

Speech Development with Stephanie Zawalicz, Speech-Language Pathologist. What is the difference between speech and language, how is speech produced, what is considered typical development for the English speech sounds, how can you help your child develop his/her speech sounds appropriately at home, and when is it time to seek professional help.

September 19th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Community Maps, An Online Tour

Community Maps, an Online Tour, with Duncan Rowe, Regional Municipality of York.

Maps offer a fun and intriguing way to understand a community.  Google Maps are quite helpful but did you know there is a wealth of interactive maps, showing the past and present, which describe our community in ways that Google Maps does not?

Enjoy a tour of many interactive maps describing our community, and learn about helpful resources to do this yourself when the need or curiosity calls.

September 26th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Ted Barris: At Vimy

Best-selling Author, journalist and military historian will share his trip to Vimy France commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Combined with his book, Victory At Vimy: Canada Comes of Age, April 9 – 12, 1917 Mr. Barris reconstructs the blow-by-blow moments of that historic four-day operation that some say changed the momentum of the war.  Wednesday May 10, 7:00 p.m. Pre-register online.

May 10th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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The Deadly Dames

 Deadly Dames: Death by Alligator?  Lethal Sewing Machine? Meet the Mystery writers that make up the ‘Deadly Dames’: Catherine Astolfo, Janet Bolin, Alison Bruce, Melodie Campbell and Joan O'Callaghan.  They’ll share their books and talk about the art of mystery and suspense writing, women in writing and publishing, balancing writing with a day job. Pre-register online.

 

May 1st, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Triple P Parenting: Raising Confident, Competent Children

Children are more likely to be confident, succeed at school and get on well with others when they develop certain life skills. These life skills include being respectful and considerate, communicating well with others, thinking positively and having healthy self-esteem, being a good problem solver, and becoming independent and able to do things for themselves. (elementary school age)

April 25th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Tax Efficient Investment Income for Business Owners

Are you paying $1000s in taxes on Capital Gains and Interest/Dividends and other types of income? Veteran CPA Canada speaker and business wealth specialist David Duong shares smarter ways to arrange your finances to minimize taxes and simplify your life with solutions that make dollars and sense.  Pre-register.

March 14th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Victory Lap Retirement

Victory Lap Retirement: Work While You Play, Play While You Work - The Joy of Financial Independence...at Any Age! Meet best-selling authors Mike Drak and Jonathan Chevreau. The rules of retirement have changed and there's more at risk than ever.  Learn how to create a low stress fulfilling lifestyle, a unique blend of work and play that will allow you to live life to the fullest. Pre-register online or at the Adult Information Desk.

April 18th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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