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					              CENTRAL EGLINTON COMMUNITY CENTRE
                       160 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario M4P 3B5
    Telephone: 416-392-0511 Fax 416-392-0514 Email: info@centraleglinton.com
                             www.centraleglinton.com




IN THIS ISSUE
  Annual General Meeting Notice and
   Volunteer Appreciation Event …………….…...2
  Health & Beauty Day ……………………….….3
  Summer Day Camp………….…........................ 3
  Upcoming Fundraising Events……………….... 4
  Volunteer Opportunities …………………..…...5
  Services Offered ……………………………... 6
  Children‟s Programs ………………………..….7
  Parent/Caregiver Resource Centre………….….8
  Community Programs (Adults 18+) …………..13
  Older Adult Programs (50+)………………….. 16
  Computer Lab Programs……………………....18



                                               Centre Hours

                                               Monday through Thursday        9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
                                               Friday                         9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
                                               Saturday                      10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
                                                      The Centre closes over the lunch hour,
                                                        12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays.

                                                               Holiday Closures

                                               Central Eglinton Community Centre will be closed to
                                               the public:
                                                           Wednesday, July 1 – Canada Day
                                                         Monday, August 3 – Civic Holiday
                                                        Monday, September 7 – Labour Day
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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT                                 celebrate another successful year of providing high
                                                            quality programs and services to the community and,
We can finally shed the last vestiges of winter and         following the AGM, we will honour our corps of
break out our summer clothes! Warmer weather                dedicated volunteers. Please plan to join us in our
allows us to be out and about more, enjoying the fine       celebrations.
weather and summer in Toronto – our world-class city.
There‟s so much to see and do, starting right here at the   I hope CECC will be part of your summer plans! Have
Centre. Read on for more information….                      a safe and happy summer!

Our spring Income Tax Clinic was very successful
again this year, thanks to many dedicated volunteers
who booked appointments or prepared tax returns             Susan Kee
manually or electronically for over 900 people of all       Executive Director
ages. Over 70 volunteers contributed more than 1,250
hours of their time to help others! I‟m very proud to
live and work in a community that shows this kind of
community spirit. Our volunteers are the very best!
We will celebrate these terrific folks at our annual
Volunteer Appreciation Event on Tuesday, June
23rd at 7:00 p.m., following the Annual General
Meeting. I hope you will join us for some
entertainment and refreshments as we recognize these                    CECC Members and Volunteers
very special people who contribute tirelessly to help                        Are Invited To Attend
others in the community. Please RSVP to the front                       CECC’s Annual General Meeting
desk at 416-392-0511. See you there!
                                                                                  and
Lace up your sneakers and join us on Sunday, June                    Volunteer Appreciation Event
14th for the Toronto Challenge, a pleasant 1 or 5 km.                   Tuesday, June 23, 2009
walk or run to raise funds for our Older Adult
                                                                           6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.*
programs. It‟s a pleasant morning outing, starting and
finishing at Metro Hall with the route taking in parts of     We invite you to attend our Annual General Meeting on
the Toronto waterfront. If you don‟t want to join us,         Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. to be followed by
then please sponsor me (or any other Centre                 CECC’s Volunteer Appreciation Event from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
participant) with a pledge in any amount. Donations of                Come out and support your Centre!
$10.00 or more will receive a charitable income tax               Volunteers: Sharing Skills, Changing Lives
receipt. This will be my 14th year walking in this event    Enjoy entertainment and refreshments as we celebrate the
for the Centre.                                                    contributions of all of our CECC volunteers.
                                                               Please R.S.V.P. by June 19 at 416-392-0511, ext. 0.
Mark your calendars for our 7th Annual Health &
Beauty Day on Thursday, June 11th from 10:00 a.m.                *The Annual General Meeting will begin the evening with the
until 3:00 p.m. It‟s a wonderful opportunity to meet             Volunteer Appreciation Event to follow promptly at 7:00 p.m.
and greet local health and wellness practitioners, get
some useful information, see demonstrations and join
us for a nutritious lunch or snack at the “In The Pink
Café”. Come and find out about all things „wellness‟.

I hope you will join us on Tuesday, June 23rd at 6:30
p.m. for our Annual General Meeting. It‟s your
opportunity to get involved with your Centre. We will
                                                            4    CECC FUNDRAISING
                                                                 BOUTIQUE
                                                                 Quality gifts at excellent prices!
                                                                 NEW: Cooler Bag, perfect for picnics $4.00
             Sunday, June 14, 2009                                    BBQ Apron & Set             $15.00
   Help CECC Raise Funds for the 50+ Program
                                                                 For the Garden:
In 2007 and 2008, we earmarked funds from the Toronto            Alpine Wooden Bird Feeder                $7.00
Challenge to purchase a defibrillator for CECC. In 2006,         Butterfly Feeder & Food                  $2.00
participants in the Toronto Challenge successfully raised
                                                                 Hummingbird Feeder: 2 styles
enough funds to launch the Osteoporosis Prevention
Program at CECC (which is still going strong). In 2005,                 Wishing Well                      $4.00
CECC was able to purchase Hearing Enhancement                           Hexagonal                         $3.00
Equipment for the 50+ Program. Let’s keep the successes          Laughing Face Planter/Fountain           $9.00
going! CECC has sent a team to the Toronto Challenge
Sunday morning 5K walk (or run) for more than a decade!          For you and yours:
It‟s a fun, family event with both exercise and entertainment.   Bath Gift Set (pink or purple)           $8.00
 CECC will take care of the registration for you. We’ll          Desktop Organizer                        $7.00
even pick up your race kit for you before race day! And          Infant Gift Set                          $12.00
– new this year - because City of Toronto policy bans            Rain Hat (plaid) – reversible!           $4.00
commercial water bottles from Metro Hall, you’ll
even receive a CECC logo water bottle,
                                                                 For the kids! Guaranteed FUN!
courtesy of CECC! All you have to do
is collect some pledges – which will go                          Crayola Colouring Mat            $5.00
to support CECC‟s 50+ Program – and                              Play & Learn Toy                 $7.00
show up on race day, Sunday, June 14, down at                    –Choose walkman, bear or butterfly!
Metro Hall. After you‟ve walked (or ran) 5K – the walk           Regener8r’s – 8 toys in one!     $9.00
takes less than an hour - you‟ll receive a prize, lots of        Toy Tool Box Set                 $12.00
yummy goodies, plus the knowledge that you have supported
vital CECC programs.                                             Check out these items:
If you’re interested in walking or running on June 14,           5-Piece Stationery Gift Set             $5.00
please phone Nancy at 416-392-0511, ext. 225 or e-mail           Chrome Wire Caddy                       $1.00
programmanager@centraleglinton.com. If you would like
                                                                 Magnetic Message Centre                 $7.00
to make a donation to support a CECC participant in the
Toronto Challenge, you may do so at the CECC front desk.         Organza Gift Bags                 2 for $1.00
                                                                 Purple Coin Bank                        $1.00
                                                                 School/Office Kit                       $8.00
                             NOTICE OF
                ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING                           All proceeds support CECC’s programs & services.
                                                                          All sales are final.
                       TUESDAY, JUNE 23,
                             at 6:30 p.m.
                                                                              BRING IN YOUR OLD PHONES TO
As a CECC member, your participation in the election                                     CECC!
of the new Board of Management is essential. Please
join us for a short business meeting to accept our 2008          This is a fundraising venture for CECC. Pitch In Canada is
                                                                 an organization that collects old cell phones which are
audited financial report, and to elect new Board of
                                                                 refurbished for re-use in emerging countries, or cell phones
Management members.                                              that can be recycled. This is a fundraising venture that is
A celebration to mark another successful year will               also good for the environment. Pitch-In Canada will
follow the Annual General Meeting.                               reimburse CECC for every cell phone we collect. The
                                                                 collection box is located in the lobby, to the right of the
                                                                 reception desk.
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SERVICES OFFERED AT CENTRAL EGLINTON COMMUNITY CENTRE
What else do we do here at Central Eglinton Community Centre, beside provide high quality,
affordable programs for our community to enjoy? CHECK THESE OUT!!

CHILDREN’S CLOTHING CLOSET
Clothing for children Newborn to 5 years                          COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD
                                                                  We have a board just inside the doors of the Community
Come and browse our selection located                             Centre that is loaded with community information. You
in the Toy Library. Take clothes that you need                    can find job postings, items for sale, community event
for your child. You may also donate children‟s clothes            notices and much, much more. Check it out next time
that are clean and in good repair and are no longer               you are in the Centre.
needed.
Open Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
                   and 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.                      FOOD BANK BOX
Mon., Tues., & Thurs. 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Open Saturday          10:15 a.m. –12:00 noon                     Do you have a little extra that you
                       1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.                      would like to share with your community?
                                                                  Drop off your donations just inside the Community
        CHILDCARE REGISTRY                                        Centre doors. If you are in need, drop by and help
Babysitters, caregivers, and parents seeking childcare have       yourself.
listed their names in our directory. To view the binder,
please ask at reception during office hours. CECC cannot                 COMPUTER LAB DROP-IN AT CECC
assume responsibility for screening names in the                      No reservations! No membership fee!
registry.                                                             Pay what you can! Suggested donation: 50 cents
                                                                      8 computers with high-speed internet access!
          HASSLE FREE, FUN FILLED
                                                                      Drop-in hours: Monday through Thursday
            BIRTHDAY PARTIES                                          afternoons, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Rent a room for your child‟s party! We have toys galore!
                                                                      Cost for printing just 20 cents per page.
Cost: $50.00 CECC members,
                                                                      Phone 416 392-0511, ext. 0 for more information.
    $60.00 non-members
Day/Time: Saturdays, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
       Call 416-392-0511, ext. 224 for more details!              THE CECC POP FRIDGE
                                                                  Tired of paying an arm and a leg for your pop,
                                                                  water and snacks? Then the CECC POP FRIDGE is
FREE LEGAL ADVICE CLINIC                                          where you should shop for your pop – and your water
Central Eglinton Community Centre offers a Free Legal             and your snacks. The price for a can of pop, bottle of
Advice Clinic, on Wednesdays between 4:00 and 6:00                water or a snack is 75 cents.
p.m. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Lawyers Zeenath
Zeath and Mbuso G. Nkosi will offer 20 minutes of free                 CECC’s USED BOOK SALE
legal consultation. The Clinic is offered EVERY
OTHER WEDNESDAY. Please call 416-392-0511,                        In the front lobby of CECC are hundreds of books and
ext. 0 to book your appointment.                                  magazines, all for sale. Paperbacks are 50 cents,
                                                                  hardcover books are $1.00, and magazines are just 10
FREE FINANCIAL PLANNING CLINIC                                    cents. Sure, the library is free, but if you are going on
                                                                  holiday or just curling up for a quiet evening, spending
Free financial planning advice is available                       50 cents on a book that you don‟t have to worry about is
by appointment at CECC. An Investment                             a great deal! Check out the variety of material. You
Advisor/Chartered Accountant will provide                         won‟t go home empty-handed! Many thanks to all who
advice on your tax, estate, insurance and investment              have donated these items to CECC for this fundraising
concerns, RRSP, RRIF and other issues.                            effort.
Call 416-392-0511, ext. 0 to arrange a 45-minute
appointment.
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  VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
         AT CECC
                                                                          CECC AUCTION 2009
             Do You Always Come Up with                          Where will it be?
             Brilliant Ideas That Work?                          What will be up for bidding?
        Why not share these ideas with the CECC Program
                                                                 Who will be there?
Committee or PR/Fundraising Committee? Each Committee            Why, you will be, of course!
meets for 1 hour, 1 evening per month to brainstorm ideas.
                                                                 CECC‟s Auction is THE fun fundraising event of the
50+ Program Volunteer Opportunities                              season. Stay tuned for more details about the date and
                                                                 place for Auction 2009.
Do you have a special skill or talent you would like to share
with other CECC 50+ members? The 50+ Program is                  It‟s a fun night out – especially with a group – and the
seeking volunteers to sit on an Advisory Committee, lead a       funds raised go to a good cause, your neighbourhood
workshop, present a travelogue, or share a skill/talent. This
                                                                 community centre. Last year there were fantastic deals
is a great opportunity for someone who lives in the area and
has a flexible schedule.                                         on everything from sports tickets to sunglasses,
                                                                 manicures to massage therapy, restaurants to resort
                                                                 vacations, children‟s costumes to carwashes, watches to
Event Helpers
                                                                 wine & cheese! And so much more! Last year’s
We need strong backs and helping hands to                        Auction 2008 at Alleycatz was one of the best
help set up and take down for CECC‟s
community events throughout the year. If you enjoy physical      ever, so you won’t want to miss Auction 2009.
activity, working as part of a team, and creating a welcoming    If you have a new item or two to donate for Auction
environment for the community, this is the volunteer position    2009, please contact Nancy at 416-392-0511, ext. 225.
for you. You must be able to lift tables and chairs, and go up   If you‟re interested in volunteering for Auction 2009,
and down stairs carrying set up materials. This is another       please contact Mary at 416-392-0511, ext. 233.
great opportunity for someone who lives in the area and has
a flexible schedule.
                                                                         DONATIONS TO CECC
Contact Mary Neeson, Volunteer Co-ordinator at
volunteering@centraleglinton.com or 416-392-0511, ext.           You may already know that CECC is a registered
233 .                                                            charity (Charitable Tax Registration number
*CECC does not participate in Ontario Works (Work Fare)          11884 3093 RR0001) and thus the Centre is
or any similar programs.                                         able to give charitable tax receipts for
                                                                 donations of $10.00 or more.
          THE PAL-O-MINE CLUB                                         Consider giving to CECC. You might mark a
                                                                          special occasion, a holiday, or someone‟s
The after-school program at Central Eglinton                              birthday with a donation to CECC in your
Community Centre: Tuesdays, Wednesdays,                                   friend‟s name.
and Thursdays from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m.                                  Consider making CECC your United Way
                                                                          Campaign designation. The Centre regularly
Sign up for one, two or three days per week                               receives small but significant payments through
($6.00 per day, $15.00 per week, per child).                              the United Way from generous folks who made
A structured yet flexible schedule of play, homework                      CECC their charity of choice.
help, club activities and snack. Club activities will                 Consider planned giving. A number of long-
include drama, cooking, art, arts & crafts, games,                        time members of CECC have recently made
scrapbooking, music and more, to be determined by the                     bequests to the community centre in their wills.
Pal-O-Mine Club participants.                                              We are grateful for this support which is
Please phone Nancy at 416 392 0511, ext. 225 for more                     crucial to enhancing our programs. If you are
information.                                                              considering planned giving, discuss it with
We are currently picking up students from Eglinton                        your family, financial advisor and your lawyer.
Public School and John Fisher.
The Pal-O-Mine Club runs until Thursday, June 25.                The Centre thanks The Printing House Ltd. Charitable
Funded by City of Toronto Major Recreation
                                                                 Office for their recent donation.
Partnership Program
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          7th Annual                                 6

      Health & Beauty Day
       Thursday, June 11, 2009
       10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
                                                                 CAMP PAL-O-MINE
                                                                SUMMER DAY CAMP
                    Free admission!                                  June 29 – September 4
                                                           (10 weeks, no camp on Wednesday, July 1 or
                   Free door prizes!                                   Monday, August 3)
                    (while supplies last)                  Weekly registration periods: Sign up for as
                                                                    many weeks as you need!
Check out all the new displays and fascinating
                                                                     For children ages 4 – 12
demonstrations on every facet of Health & Beauty
                                                           Camp Pal-O-Mine goes on a day trip (or two)
at CECC’s 7th Annual Health & Beauty Day!
                                                                           every week!
So far this year, the exciting array of exhibitors
                                                             Last summer‟s trip destinations included:
includes:                                                 Bowlerama, Canadian Opera Company, Casa Loma,
     Achieve Health, holistic nutrition                   The CNE, Fort York, Kidsports, Kortright Centre,
     Divine Healing                                      Little Red Theatre, Mackenzie House, Mystic Drumz,
     Hicks Counselling                                   National Film Board, Ontario Science Centre, Putting
     Isagenix                                           Edge, ROM, Spadina House, Textile Museum, Toronto
     Mary Kay Cosmetics                                                Zoo, Toronto Islands . . .
                                                                     Special theme days every Friday!
     Perfect Balance Therapies
                                                                    Summer 2008 theme days included:
     Pure Skin Salon & Spa                                     Back in Time, Carnival Day, Farewell Ball,
     Quantum Energy Health Centre                            Holidays in the Summer, Iron Chef, Mystery Day,
     Rise & Shine Hypnosis                                   Olympic Day, Pal-O-Mine Idol, Water Play Day.
     Total Equilibrium                                  Camp core hours: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
     Vishwa Nirmala Dharma                              Cost $140.00 per week (Includes all admission
        Meditation/Education                             fees, TTC/bus fare, and afternoon snack)
     AND MORE TO COME!                                  Plus CECC Family Membership annual fee of
Relax and enjoy a healthy lunch or snack at the          $35.00
“In the Pink” Café.                                                Extended summer camp hours:
Have fun playing our Health & Beauty games.                        8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and/or
Test your knowledge with our Health & Beauty                           4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
quizzes (you could win a prize!).                        Cost for extended hours: $20.00 per week for
                                                         morning or afternoon; $40.00 per week for both
FUN & INFORMATIVE & FREE!                                morning and afternoon.
                                                         SUBSIDIES AVAILABLE. Phone Nancy at
If you are interested in booking a table for a           416-392-0511, ext. 225 for more information.
display or demonstration, please phone Nancy
                                                         For more information or to request a registration
at 416-392-0511, ext. 225, or e-mail
                                                         form, phone Nancy at 416-392-0511, ext. 225, or
programmanager@centraleglinton.com.
                                                         visit the CECC website at
For more information, please phone Nancy at
                                                         www.centraleglinton.com.
416-392-0511, ext. 225.
To volunteer for this event, please phone Mary at        Sign up now for great summer fun!
416-392-0511, ext. 233                                   Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis
                                                         (not a lottery).
                                                         Camp Pal-O-Mine Summer Day Camp is funded in part by
                                                         City of Toronto Children’s Services; City of Toronto Major
                                                         Recreation Partnership Program; and the Toronto Star
                                                         Fresh Air Fund.
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                          PARENT/CAREGIVER RESOURCE CENTRE
                               CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS
Please see the program registration procedure for summer programs below. Unless otherwise noted, all
programs begin the week of June 29, 2009. Current CECC membership (expiry date – September 2009 or later)
is required for registration in all children‟s programs (with the exception of Drop-Ins). Two unrelated children
attending programs with one caregiver will be charged separately.


                 REGISTRATION PROCEDURE FOR CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

                                                       Summer 2009
1. Fill out one registration form and one program choice form per child.

2.   Drop off the forms in the ballot box no later than Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. at CECC.

3. Registration forms will be picked at random by staff until each class is full. (This is a lottery process.)

4. Parents will be notified by telephone on or before June 4 - 5, 2009.

5. Full payment is due on or before Friday, June 19, 2009 in order to confirm your child‟s spot in the class.

     NON PAYMENT BY FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2009 MAY RESULT IN THE FORFEIT OF YOUR CHILD’S SPOT.



                                              INFANT PROGRAMS
                                Must be accompanied by parent/caregiver



                                                                                          BABY GYM
              MUSIC FOR YOU AND YOUR                                                  Ages 6 -12 months
                       BABY
               Ages 4 – 12 months                                   This active program is designed to
                                                                    promote and enhance your baby‟s
 This structured music time involves participating in
                                                                    gross motor skills. A combination of
 active music, learning songs and fingerplays with the
                                                                    equipment will be available for use –
 use of musical instruments, rhymes, bubbles, and a
                                                                    slides, balls and mats, in a free play
 parachute!
                                                                    format. Staff will be available to suggest different
 Day: Wednesdays
                                                                    activities that can help strengthen your baby‟s
 Time: 1:30 – 2:15 p.m.
                                                                    muscles. Sessions will end each week with a music
 Dates: Session I – July 8 – 29 (4 classes)
                                                                    time that will include songs, fingerplays, and
         Session II – August 5 - 26 (4 classes)                     rhymes.
 Cost: $28.00 per session                                           Day: Thursdays
                                                                    Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
                                                                    Date: Session I – July 2 - 23 (4 classes)
                                                                            Session II – August 6 – 27 (4 classes)
                                                                    Cost: $32.00 per session
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                       PARENT/CAREGIVER RESOURCE CENTRE
                            CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS
                 INFANT MASSAGE
                Ages 8 weeks – 8 months

Touch is your baby’s first language. Through touch
                                                                         SUMMER-IN-THE-PARK*
and massage, you can communicate with your baby                               June Rowlands Park
and help relieve baby’s stress through relaxation.                     Mt. Pleasant Rd. & Davisville Ave.
Based on the International Association of Infant
Massage, this 4-week program will provide you with
hands-on practice using infant massage techniques in                        Ages newborn – 5 years
a comfortable environment. Please bring a towel, the
instructor will provide massage oil.                                    accompanied by a parent/caregiver
Jackie Coulter, the owner of Coulter Clinic, is a registered
massage therapist and has lived and practiced in North
Toronto for over 20 years.                                                  (*Registration is by Family)
Day: Wednesdays
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.                                           This program offers a music circle, crafts, stories,
Dates: July 8 - 29 (4 classes)                                     games, snacks and free play in a well-shaded
Cost: $36.00                                                       environment. The June Rowlands Park playground
(Manual/materials to be purchased through the                      area encourages gross motor skills, while the supervised
teacher for $15.00)                                                wading pool keeps the children and adults cool in the
                                                                   warm weather.
TUESDAY STORY TIME                                                 This is a joint program of Central
in the Toy Library                                                 Eglinton Community Centre and
(Ages newborn to 5 years accompanied by                            Toronto’s Department of Parks and
parent/caregiver)                                                  Recreation.

Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. until June 23.                                The program runs Monday to
COST: FREE!                                                        Thursday (four mornings per week – weather
                                                                   permitting).
                                                                   (On rainy mornings the program is cancelled.)
 PARENT/CAREGIVER RESOURCE LIBRARY
                                                                   Families may register for any two days of the week.
Located in the Toy Library, our Resource Library consists of
books, articles, pamphlets and videos providing information        PLEASE NOTE THAT FAMILIES MUST
about child care, stress management, childbirth, child             ATTEND ONLY ON DAYS REGISTERED.
development, and behaviour management. Books,                      SORRY, MAKE-UP DAYS WILL NOT BE
magazines and resources may be borrowed through our Toy
Library program. Please feel free to browse when the Toy           AVAILABLE.
Library is open.
                                                                   Please indicate on the program choice form your
        STROLLER PARKING/CHILD                                     choice of days (any 2 days) and session(s).
             MONITORING
Due to fire and safety regulations, all strollers/carriages must   Dates: July Session: June 29 – July 23
be parked in the designated area only in the lobby, giving free           August Session: August 4 - 27
and unobstructed access to ramps and stairwells. No child,         Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
sleeping or awake, may be left unattended in the Centre.           Cost: $75.00 per month, per family
Staff cannot assume responsibility for monitoring or
supervising any child.
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                   PARENT/CAREGIVER RESOURCE CENTRE
                                                                            PARENT/CAREGIVER
     TRIP TO BOWMANVILLE ZOO                                              INFORMATION SESSIONS
  (Children 0 – 5 yrs. accompanied by parent/caregiver)
               Thursday, June 18                               Please join us for FREE information sessions designed
                                                               with parents, caregivers and children in mind.
              9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
                                                               Raising Healthy Children
Join us as we go on safari to Bowmanville                      Naturally and Safely
Zoological Park. Located 45 minutes east of                    Friday, May 15, 10:30 a.m.
Toronto in Bowmanville, visit more than 300                    Presented by Dr. Evan Hill, Cafe of Life Chiropractic, specializing
creatures amidst 42 scenic acres of untamed, natural           in Network Spinal Analysis and Nutritional Revitalization and
parkland. Visit the animals, take in the Animatheatre          Cleansing.
show and enjoy a leisurely day at Canada‟s oldest              Our neurological patterns are established early in life. Many
                                                               parents raise their children knowing that certain everyday
private zoo. We will be travelling by school bus,
                                                               habits may be interfering or not fully maximizing the
please bring an umbrella foldable                              potential development of their child. Join Dr. Evan as he
stroller only.                                                 teaches parents and caregivers how to ensure that their
Please arrive at CECC no later than                            child‟s growth and development is at its best.
9:15 a.m. to board the bus.
COST: $ 18.00 per adult                                        Choosing Childcare
         $ 12.00 per child                                     Presented by Leanna Tuba B.A.A. (ECE),
                                                               Family Resource Centre Co-ordinator, CECC
                                                               Friday, May 29 at 10:30 a.m.
(Price includes bus fee, admission to Bowmanville
                                                               Are you planning to go back to work? Are you looking for
Zoo, and admission to Animatheatre)                            quality childcare? Join Leanna for an informative session
                                                               about choosing quality childcare. She will discuss all
                                                               aspects of hiring a nanny/caregiver, childcare centres and
          TRIP TO PUCK’S FARM                                  home childcare. Topics will include how to start looking
  (Children 0 – 5 yrs. accompanied by parent/caregiver)        for and finding quality care.
           Thursday, September 24
                                                               FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE
                 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.                         CONTACT LEANNA AT 416-392-0511, ext. 246
               We‟re on the way, we‟re on the way, on
                                                                                   Muffin Morning
               the way to Puck‟s Farm! Just north of
Toronto in Schomberg (near Newmarket), Puck‟s                          June 5, July 3, August 7 and September 4
Farm will surely delight the child in each of us.                   On the first Friday of each month, drop by and
Puck‟s Farm is the place to meet barnyard animals,                 pick up a freshly baked muffin to start off your
relax on a horse-drawn hayride, enjoy a guided barn                day. Flavours include Blueberry, Chocolate Chip,
tour, pumpkin picking and pony rides. Make sure to             Carrot and Oatmeal. Each muffin only 75¢
bring a litter-less lunch as there won‟t be any food
available for purchase. We will be travelling by
school bus, please bring an umbrella foldable                            Hawaiian Beach Party
stroller only.
                                                                Friday, August 21 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Please arrive at CECC no later than 9:15 a.m. to
board the bus.
                                                                                Join us for summer fun at our
COST: $20.00 per adult
                                                                                    6th Annual Beach Party!
          $14.00 per child                                             There will be special activities, crafts and more!
(Price includes bus fee, admission to Puck‟s Farm                    Don’t forget to wear your brightest Hawaiian
and all activities.)                                                    beachwear! Refreshments provided.
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          DROP-IN PROGRAMS
Drop-ins are FREE for CECC members only.

You must bring your valid Centre membership card
                                                                        CECC’s Toy
each time you attend, and record your membership                       Lending Library
number on the Drop-in sign-in list.

We will be happy to provide you with an extra            Choose from toys, books, videos, games and
membership card if necessary.                            parent resources. Toy Library Membership is now
                                                         included in your annual CECC family membership.
These informal and unstructured programs                 Parents/Caregivers can:
provide parents and caregivers with the                        Get to know other caregivers and children
                                                               Share experiences
opportunity to meet other families in the
                                                               Take a look at our parenting and
community. Registration and CECC                                caregivers’ resources
membership are not required for                                Borrow toys, books, videos, games and
participation in drop-in programs.                              parent resources for two weeks at a
In order to maintain a safe and pleasant                        time
                                                               Use our Kid’s Desk child friendly
environment, CECC reserves the right to limit the
                                                                computer program
numbers of families in drop-ins to a maximum of
20 parents/caregivers, first come, first served.         Toy Library Hours:
Parents/caregivers are responsible to assist in          Mon. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon; 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. &
cleanup. Let’s keep your CECC tidy. Thank You!                  5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
                                                         Tue. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon; 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. &
Cost: $2.00 per family per visit or visit                      5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
FREE with a valid CECC membership.                       Wed. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon; 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
                                                         Thu. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon; 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. &
Mondays
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.              newborn–5 yrs.                    5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
                                                         Fri. 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon & 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Tuesdays                                                 Sat. 10:15 a.m. to 12:00 noon & 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.             newborn – 5 yrs.
                                                         (Closed on June 11 for Health & Beauty Day)
Tuesdays
 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.             newborn – 5 yrs.            Please note….Toy Library users are responsible
                                                         for tidying up the library before leaving.
Wednesdays                                               Please note:
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.              newborn – 5 yrs.           - No child can be left unattended in the Toy Library.
                                                         -    It is the responsibility of parents and
Thursdays                                                caregivers to supervise their child(ren).
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.              newborn – 5 yrs.           - Toys will be accepted for returns only during the
                                                         Toy Library hours.
Fridays
                                                         - Toys returned when the Toy Library is closed
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon         newborn – 5 yrs           remain the responsibility of the member until the
Saturdays                                                Toy Library re-opens.
                                                         - Fines of 10 cents per toy per day will be
10:15 a.m. – 12:00 noon        newborn – 5 yrs.
                                                         charged for overdue toys.
                                                         Questions? Call Leanna at 416 392-0511, ext. 246.
Drop In will be closed on June 11 for Health &
Beauty Day.
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                                COMMUNITY PROGRAMS (Adults 18+)
Please come into the Centre to register or call 416-392-0511, ext 0. Please note: Classes require a minimum number of participants in
order to run. There are NO refunds for withdrawals from community programs. If you are unsure of the program‟s suitability, you are
welcome to visit the first scheduled class at no charge (subject to space availability). This first free visit offer does not apply to
workshops or to the yoga/pilates courses. If you decide to register for the program after the first class, you would then pay the full
program fee. No free visits will be allowed after the first scheduled class. Please phone Nancy at 416-392-0511, ext. 225 for more
information or email programmanager@centraleglinton.com.

Ballroom Dancing –                                                     Swing and Merengue
Beginners’ Level IV                                                    Dance Workshop
This class is a continuation of the Beginners‟                         All Levels
Level Ballroom Dance classes where you will
continue to learn the basic frame, steps and movements to              These two dance favourites are now more popular than ever.
the three most popular Ballroom dances: the Graceful Waltz,             Learn some fun turning combinations, sexy leg swivels and
Passionate Tango and Elegant Foxtrot.                                  basic steps to these up-beat and unique dances.
                                                                       Date: Tuesdays, June 9 - 30 (4 classes)
Date: Tuesdays, June 9 - 30 (4 classes)
                                                                       Time: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Time: 6:15 – 7:15 p.m.
                                                                       Cost: $50.00 CECC members, $55.00 non-members
Cost: $50.00 CECC members, $55.00 non-members
                                                                       Lola Ilizirov is a Professional Dancer and Certified Instructor in
REAL ESTATE REVEALED PRESENTS:                                         American/International Style Latin and Ballroom. She has been
                                                                       performing and competing for over 20 years and currently
“A HOME OF HER OWN” - A HOME                                           teaches out of the Joy of Dance Studios.
BUYING SEMINAR FOR WOMEN
Debating about entering the home buying market? Is                               FREE WRITING WORKSHOP
now the right time? Want to know how to save time,                     Presented by Magie Dominic and The League of
money and grief? Get an insider’s view as we cover all
the essential topics in the home buying process.
                                                                       Canadian Poets, sponsored by the Toronto Arts
                                                                       Council
* What are the steps involved and how to avoid costly                  Date: Saturday, June 20 – 1:30 – 3:45 p.m.
mistakes?                                                              Part I: Bring your manuscript and discuss your writing.
* How to spot a good deal                                              Part II: Workshop
* How to negotiate your home purchase in the current                   The three main reasons to write:
market                                                                 • write for yourself
* Tricks to getting the lender to finance your dream                   • write for an audience
* Variable or fixed rate?
                                                                       • write for the public
* Your down payment – creative ways to uncover it
                                                                       The goal of the workshop is to write - regardless of how
* Is co-buying with friends a good idea?
                                                                       brief some phrases may be. Through a series of exercises, we
* Women and real estate
                                                                       develop the phrases into sentences, then paragraphs. The
We encourage participants to bring                                     focus will be on poetry, non-fiction, and life writing.
questions that they would like                                         Participants will be guided in which ever genre they choose.
answered.                                                              At the completion of the workshop, each participant will
                                                                       have developed either the outline for a series of poems; an
DATE: Thursday, June 18                                                essay; or, depending on the experience and/or intention of
TIME: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.                                                 the participant, an outline for a story they‟ve been wanting to
COST: FREE!                                                            write.
                                                                       Magie Dominic is a Canadian writer and artist, and author of three-time
SEATS ARE LIMITED! PLEASE RSVP AT: 416-721-                            nominated memoir, The Queen of Peace Room. Her poetry has
9800                                                                   appeared in national and literary magazines. She is a member of The
This informative session is presented to you by: Mortgage              League of Canadian Poets and has conducted this workshop with
Architects, a lawyer specializing in real estate and Royal             participants as diverse as teenagers at risk, Canadian writers at a yearly
LePage R.E.S. Ltd.,/ JOHNSTON & DANIEL DIVISION,                       conference, groups at a public library, college students, and women in a
Brokerage                                                              shelter. Her experience has been that people want to write and often
                                                                       seek “permission” to begin. “My goal, my hope, is to offer them that
                                                                       beginning.”
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                                     COMMUNITY PROGRAMS (Adults 18+)
Please come into the Centre to register or call 416-392-0511, ext 0. Please note: Classes require a minimum number of participants in
order to run. There are NO refunds for withdrawals from community programs. If you are unsure of the program‟s suitability, you are
welcome to visit the first scheduled class at no charge (subject to space availability). This first free visit offer does not apply to
workshops or to the yoga/pilates courses. If you decide to register for the program after the first class, you would then pay the full
program fee. No free visits will be allowed after the first scheduled class. Please phone Nancy at 416-392-0511, ext. 225 for more
information or email programmanager@centraleglinton.com.

BELLY DANCING
NEW CLASS
                                                                           DRAWING FOR THE ABSOLUTELY
This summer we will learn to play the “zils” or                            TERRIFIED BEGINNER
cymbals, which are a hallmark of belly dancing, and we will                But all levels are welcome!
learn simple choreography to accompany them. This class
is open to all levels of Belly Dance Students. Class is                    If you can write or print, you can draw.
limited to 12 participants.                                                Talent may speed up the process. However,
Belly Dancing is taught by Fayrouza (Jackie Coulter), who studies with     drawing is a learned skill that anyone can
one of the foremost performers and teachers of Egyptian belly dance in     achieve with direction and practice.
Toronto, Badia Star. Jackie Coulter (Coulter Clinic) is a registered       Learning to draw can be the gateway to self-expression and
massage therapist and has lived and practiced in North Toronto for over    appreciation of the world at large.
20 years.                                                                  “Drawing for the Absolutely Terrified Beginner” is taught by Lester
                                                                           Clarke, an artist and illustrator who is a graduate of Sheridan College
Date: Mondays, July 6 – 27 (4 classes)                                     and presently teaches art with Toronto Parks and Recreation.
Time: 6:15 – 7:15 p.m.                                                     Date: Mondays, July 6 – August 17
Cost: $35.00 CECC members, $40.00 non-members                                     (6 classes, no class August 3)
                                                                           Time: 6:45 – 8:45 p.m.
CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH                                                     Cost: $45.00 CECC members, $50.00 non-members
Would you like to have the opportunity to acquire the basic
skills for listening and communicating in Spanish in a useful                       ART FUNDAMENTALS
manner day to day? This conversation program provides you                             This class will teach you everything you need to
with this opportunity. You are invited to learn                                           know about the fundamentals of art, such as
conversational Spanish in a small group, and improve your                                 illustration techniques, mixing colours for
skills in a friendly environment.                                          painting with acrylics and watercolours, colour theory,
The instructor has many years of experience in teaching Spanish.
                                                                           perspective, realism and abstract art using multi-media
Date: Mondays, July 6 – August 24                                          materials.
       (7 classes – no class August 3)                                     Date: Wednesdays, July 8 – August 26 (8 classes)
Time: First class: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.                                        Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
      Remaining 6 classes, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.                                Cost: $55.00 CECC members, $60.00 non-members
Cost: $60.00 CECC members, $65.00 non-members
                                                                           STILL LIFE PAINTING
                                                                           Students will learn the fundamentals of painting still life
WOMEN’S LATIN MOVEMENT                                                     with acrylics and/or oils. Students will
WORKSHOP All levels welcome!                                               learn how to mix colours, value,
Get ready to learn the sensual movement of Latin Dancing.                  composition and various techniques and
You will learn weight transfer, arm styling, hip rotation and              styles of painting still life.
lots lots more! This class will help you improve your overall              Art Fundamentals & Still Life Painting are instructed by Mike Goodge,
posture and core muscle strength. The instructor, Lola                     who studied art and film at the University of Central Florida and taught
                                                                           art classes in Orlando before moving to Toronto in 2006, where he is
Ilizirov, also teaches Ballroom Dancing & Swing
                                                                           currently teaching in schools and community centres. Check out his
Workshops described on pg.13.                                              website at www.geocities.com/mgoodge.geo
Date: Tuesdays, August 4 – 25 (4 classes)                                  Date: Tuesdays, July 7 – August 25 (8 classes)
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.                                                     Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $50.00 CECC members,                                                 Cost: $55.00 CECC members, $60.00 non-members
         $55.00 non-members
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                                 COMMUNITY PROGRAMS (Adults 18+)

CONVERSATIONAL ITALIAN                                               YOGA & PILATES CLASSES
BUON VIAGGIO!
                                                                     Please come into the Centre to register, or call 416-
Don’t just eat Italian, speak it!                                    392-0511, ext. 0 to register by phone. Please note:
Tutorino’s 6-lesson travel primer will teach you enough              Classes require a minimum number of
Italian so that you will really enjoy your trip. Topics include:     participants in order to run. There are NO
1. getting acquainted – how to meet and greet,                       REFUNDS for withdrawals from Yoga &
     mix and mingle                                                  Pilates classes. If you are unsure of the
2. getting around – how to ask for and understand                    program‟s suitability, you are welcome to visit the first scheduled
     directions                                                      class for $5.00 (subject to space availability). If you decide to
                                                                     register for the program after the first class, you would then pay
3. the numbers – good for haggling
                                                                     the full program fee less $5.00. For Yoga & Pilates classes
4. the time – so you don‟t miss any important events                 only, students may drop in to any class, subject to space
5. the ristorante – how to order when dining out                     availability, for $10.00 per class.
6. aiuto! – how to ask for help if you have an emergency             NEW: If you miss a class that you have registered for,
          (not that there will be one!)                              you will only be able to make up that class BY PAYING
Taught by a fun and friendly expat                                   AN ADMINISTRATION FEE OF $5.00 to attend
Italian, this engaging interactive course is                         another class in the same session.
the quickest and easiest way to enhance
your next viaggio!
Brought to you by www.tutorino.ca                                    YOGA & PILATES
Date: Tuesdays, July 7 – August 11 (6 classes)                       Saturday Morning - with Brigitte
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. (Class may run until 8:30 p.m.                In this great stretch and work-out class, which
depending upon the size of the class.)                               combines Yoga and Pilates, lengthen your muscles and
Cost: $60.00 CECC members, $65.00 non-members                        tone your body. People get longer and stronger in this
                                                                     class!
CONVERSATIONAL FRENCH                                                Date: Saturday, June 13 – August 29 (12 classes)
INTERMEDIATE LEVEL                                                   Time: 10:15 – 11:30 a.m. (1¼ hours)
                                                                     Cost: $108.00 CECC members, $118.00 non-members
This course will help you to continue to hone
your skills in the art of French language conversation. The
instructor has many years of experience with CECC and has            YOGA/PILATES - Tuesday Lunch-Time
also taught with the Toronto District School Board. Class            Stretch & Strength on Tuesdays!
size is limited to 12 participants, so that learning can take        Instructor: Terri-Louise
place in a relaxed and fun environment.                              One week: Yoga stretches which promote physical and
Date: Wednesdays, July 8 – August 19                                 mental health. The next week: Pilates to build your total
       (7 classes – 10 hours of instruction)                         body and core strength.
Time: First class: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.                                  Date: Tuesday, July 7 – August 25 (8 classes)
      Remaining 6 classes, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.                          Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. (1 hour)
Cost: $60.00 CECC members, $65.00 non-members                        Cost: $64.00 CECC members, $74.00 non-members

                                                                     YOGA Wednesday Evening with Toni
GET YOURS FOR                                                        Build your energy and stretch your body and mind. An
THE SUMMER!                                                          excellent way to energize for the rest of your week!
                                                                     Date: Wednesday, July 8 – September 9 (10 classes)
CECC T-SHIRTS                                                        Time: 7:15 – 8:30 p.m. (1¼ hours)
These cheerful red T-shirts with CECC‟s logo will make a             Cost: $90.00 CECC members, $100.00, non-members
charming and useful addition to anyone‟s wardrobe. Wear
them at yoga, over your bathing suit, as night wear – or             YOGA FOR ADULTS 50+
around the town! Just $15.00 each. Why not buy 2? Sizes
available: medium, large and X-large. Buy yours today from           Please see page 17.
CECC!
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                                                    50+ PROGRAMS
                          For full details on all 50+ programming, please refer to the
                                   May/June and July/August 50+ Calendars
     Your 50 + membership fee of $25.00 ($30.00 per couple) supports the Centre and its programs. CECC members receive
     quarterly newsletters and 50+ Program Calendars every two months by mail. All CECC programs are smoke-free, including
     bus trips and luncheons. Our facilities are wheel-chair accessible. CECC’s 50+ Programs are fully equipped with
     hearing enhancement equipment. Please call Blythe, Older Adult Program Co-ordinator at 416-392-0511, ext. 228 with
     any questions you may have about the 50+ programs or the calendar.
                                                                                          *LUNCHEONS
*BUS TRIPS
Please call 416-392-0511, ext 0                                          Please phone 416-392-0511, ext. 0 to register.
to register.
                                                                         *MAY LUNCHEON DATE
In MAY, we’ll take our first bus trip of the season                      The Hot House Café & a visit to the Market Gallery
around the lake to Niagara Falls to tour the Mt. Carmel                  Exhibit – Lit City – Toronto through the Eyes of
Monastery & Chapel and the Chateau Park Museum                           Authors & Artists.
& Art Gallery. Before our Monastery visit, we’ll stop for                After our lunch at The Hot House Café, we’ll stroll over to
a delicious home-style lunch at famous Betty’s in                        check out the Market Gallery exhibit. Fifteen participants only.
Chippewa.                                                                Please see the 50+ May/June Calendar for more
For full details, please see the May/June 50+                            information.
Calendar.                                                                Date: Tuesday, May 5
Date: Thursday, May 28                                                   Time: 12:00 noon (lunch)
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.                                              Cost: Please order and pay for your
Cost: $73.00 CECC members, $83.00 non-members.                           own lunch. Registration closes
Payment is due one week after registering for this                       Monday, May 4, or when fully booked.
trip. Registration closes Monday, May 25, or when fully
booked.                                                                  *JUNE LUNCHEON DATE
                                                                         The Mandarin
In   JUNE,     we will have an Anne of Green Gables Day.
                                                                         Join the lunch bunch today at Toronto’s favourite Asian buffet.
We’ll begin our day with a tour of St. Paul’s Church &
                                                                         There’s something here for everyone and the price is very
Leaksdale Manse and be treated to refreshments. In Uxbridge
                                                                         affordable. Fifteen participants only. Please see the 50+
we’ll lunch at the Tin Mill. We’ll visit the marble memorial of a
                                                                         May/June Calendar for more information.
former mayor of Toronto, Thomas Foster, and, time permitting,
                                                                         Date: Tuesday, June 16
stop for ice cream on the way home.
                                                                         Time: 11:30 a.m.
For full details and menu selection, please see the
                                                                         Cost: $15.00 CECC members, $25.00 non-members
50+ May/June Calendar.                                                   Registration closes Monday, June 8 or when fully booked.
Date: Thursday, June 25
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost:      $90.00 CECC members, $100.00 non-
                                                                                       *CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH
members. Payment is due one week after registering
for this trip. Registration closes Monday, June 22, or                               Hola! Join instructor Elizabeth on Wednesday
when fully booked.                                                                 mornings to learn the beautiful Spanish
                                                                         language. This class is for those just learning to speak, or
                                                                         those who are a bit rusty.
            50+ Program Volunteer Opportunities
                                                                         Day: Wednesdays
          Do you have a special skill or hobby you would like            Dates: May 6 – June 10 (six 1-hour classes)
to share with other CECC 50+ members? The 50+ Program                    Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
is seeking volunteers to participate in the 50 + Program                         (Program Room, 2nd floor)
Advisory Committee, lead a workshop, demonstrate arts &                  Cost: $30.00 CECC members, $40.00 non-members
crafts, present a travelogue, or share a skill/interest. Please
contact Mary Neeson, CECC’s Volunteer Co-ordinator at
416-392-0511, ext. 233 for more information.
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                                                                     LUNCH & LEARN
        *YOGA FOR ADULTS 50+                                        See the 50+ Calendar for full details!
Come and check out these classes especially designed for            Tuesday, May 19 – Chinese Lantern Festival
adults 50+ and featuring stretching, mat work and standing           slide show
postures. All students work at their own pace.                      *Tuesday, June 2 – *St. Elizabeth Health
Date: Tuesdays, July 7– Sept. 8 (10 classes)                         Care – Building Bridges to Better Health
Time: 1:30 – 2:45 p.m.                                              presentation.
Cost: $90.00 CECC members, $100.00 non-members
Drop-in to ongoing Tuesday or Friday afternoon classes
in May and June for $10.00 per class.
                                                                        50+ PROGRAMS
                                                             * Indicates you must register for the program.
                 *CHAIR YOGA
                                                             The bi-monthly 50+ Calendars provide full
New to Yoga? Have mobility issues? Then                      details on these activities for adults 50+:
try Yoga exercise sitting in a comfortable,
supportive chair, and reap the same                          THE COFFEE CAFÉ- meets once a month to discuss
benefits as mat Yoga exercise! Chair Yoga                    an interesting topic or view a documentary film. FREE
uses straps and blocks to enhance balance, and each          unless indicated.
class ends with 15 minutes of relaxation,
aromatherapy, soft music, meditation & gentle                CLOSED CAPTIONED MOVIES –For people who
touch. All levels welcome! See 50+ calendar for              enjoy films but may be having some difficulty in
                                                             hearing. Movies are all recent releases and begin at
more information.
                                                             1:30 p.m. The cost is $2.00 for refreshments.
Date: Wednesdays, May 13 – June 17
       (six one-hour classes)                                CARDS AND GAMES CLUB – Cards & Games
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.                                       players meet every two weeks at 1:00 p.m. FREE!
Cost: $60.00 CECC members, $70.00 non-members
                                                             CURRENT EVENTS – This lively drop-in group meets
                                                             every Monday at 1:00 p.m. FREE!
                                                             LUNCH AND LEARN – Informative lectures are held
                      *MONDAY                                once or twice a month. FREE unless indicated.
                   OSTEO EXERCISE                            MOVIE MATINEE – New video releases are shown
                                                             two or three times every month at 1:30 p.m. Cost:
Help prevent Osteoporosis with these Monday classes with     $2.00 for refreshments.
the same great instructor (Yvonne) & the same great          MONTHLY BIRTHDAY CLUB & CURRENT EVENTS
work-out routine as in Wednesday classes.
                                                             – Join us on the last Monday of the month for lively
Date: Mondays, May 4 – June 22                               discussion, tea, coffee and birthday cake. Cost: $2.00
      (7 classes, no class May 18, Victoria Day)
                                                             *LUNCHEONS – We dine our way around the city
Time: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
                                                             visiting various restaurants.
Cost: $35.00 CECC members, $40.00 non-members
                                                             *TORONTO OUTINGS - Once or twice a month we
                                                             venture out to explore our exciting City.
                 *WEDNESDAY OSTEO
                                                             *BUS TRIPS - Seasonal bus trips to a variety of
                     EXERCISE                                destinations. Prices vary.
               (Formerly Osteoporosis Prevention Exercise)
                                                             *FITNESS - We offer a great variety of 50+ fitness
Help prevent Osteoporosis with these exercise classes led    programs at reasonable prices. Check the 50+
by Yvonne Kertesz who will expertly guide you through the    Calendar for full details.
four components of the class: warm-up, walking or
                                                             *FOOT CARE CLINIC – provided at a cost of $30.00
dancercise, strength & endurance, and cool-down &
stretching.                                                  per visit. Call 416-392-0511, ext. 0 to make an
                                                             appointment.
Date: Wednesdays, May 13 – June 17 (6 classes)
Time: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.                                       CINE-CLUB - We view interesting foreign, art & film
Cost: $30.00 CECC members, $35.00 non-members                festival movies once a month @ 3:00 p.m. FREE
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               COMPUTER LAB COURSES SUMMER 2009
                   To register, please phone 416-392-0511, ext. 0, or come into the Centre.
                 Please note: A minimum number of registrants is required to run each course.

INTRODUCTION TO THE PERSONAL                                   BUYING AND SELLING
COMPUTER                                                       ON E-BAY with PayPal
“If you’re new to computers, this is the class for             Prerequisite: Thorough understanding of the use of
you.”                                                          your computer and the internet. Bring pen, notebook,
Week 1 The Fundamentals: Starting and logging                  and computer headphones (if possible).
on. Using the Mouse.                                           Week 1 Walk through and Creation of PayPal
Week 2 Working with Windows: Starting a                        Account: Opening a personal account. Building
program. Understanding a Window.                               your profile. Choosing Personal or Premium
Week 3 Working with Windows Programs: Using                    account. The PayPal User Agreement and Policy.
menus, toolbars, dialogue box. Entering text.                  Your right of arbitration and claim. Keeping your
Saving and opening files.                                      User Profile up to date.
Week 4 Working with Files and Folders:                         Week 2 Buying on eBay: How to bid and buy.
Understanding storage devices, folders and                     First time bidding and buying. Paying and tracking
files. Using My Computer.                                      purchases. Smart shopping on eBay. EBay buyer
                                                               tools.
Date: Mondays, July 13 – August 10 (no class                   Week 3 Selling on eBay: How to sell. Getting
August 3)                                                      ready to sell. Listing kept simple on eBay. Sell
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon                                  your item. After the listing ends.
Cost: $55.00 members, $60.00 non-members                       Week 4 More about Selling and Final Wrap up:
                                                               Quick start basic keys to eBay selling success.
INTERNET COURSE                                                Final wrap up and question period.
“The Internet: Worlds to Explore!”                             Date: Wednesdays, July 15 – August 5
Pre-requisite: Introduction to the Personal Computer or        Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
equivalent experience.                                         Cost: $55.00 members, $60.00 non-members
Week 1 Exploring the Internet:
Introduction to the Internet. What is a browser.               DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Web pages and the information bar.                             Photograph Correction & Free Tools: “Here’s where
Week 2 Exploring the Aspects: Surfing,                         you can learn to repair old photographs or touch up
information and news blogs. Chatting,                          a new digital photograph.”
Internet phone and entertainment (world radio                  Pre-requisite: Introduction to the Personal Computer or
                                                               equivalent experience
& TV). Shopping. Free software.
                                                               Week 1 Your Camera: Intro to the Digital Camera.
Downloading and printing pictures & files.
                                                                Transferring digital photos to the computer.
Week 3 A Deeper Look: Searching the internet, the
                                                               Week 2 Editing Your Images: Where to get free
proper procedures. Installing free tools for Internet
                                                               tools. Using a scanner (bring a picture to scan).
multimedia (movies, music & international live
                                                               Photoshop and Paintshop Pro.
radio).
                                                               Week 3 Your Project Needs: Colour and the
Week 4 E-mail: Internet e-mail set up and use.
                                                               computer. Project commencement: repair a photo
Adding a name to the address book.
                                                               (you repair a personal photo).
Week 5 Finding Free Resources: Finding free tools
                                                               Week 4 Project Completion &
,lfor security and computer safety.
                                                               Review
                                                               Date: Thursdays, July 16 – August 6
Date: Tuesdays, July 14 – August 11                            Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon                                  Cost: $55.00 members, $60.00 non-members
Cost: $65.00 members, $70.00 non-members
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                                                                            Patrick Rocca                B.A.A.
                                                                                            Broker,
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                                                                290 Merton Street Toronto, Ont. M4S 1A9
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Investment Advisor
DUNDEE SECURITIES CORPORATION                                                                     CIBC World Markets Inc.
100 Commerce Valley Drive, Ste. 408                                                               One City Centre Drive
                                                            CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON                  Suite 1100
Thornhill, Ontario L3T 7W3                                  B.SC., F.C.S.I, Vice President        Mississauga, ON. L5B 1M2
Phone: 905-763-2339, Ext. 27                                Investment Advisor
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                    MEMBERSHIP                                                        MISSION STATEMENT
CECC memberships are available, renewable annually (and please          Central Eglinton Community Centre provides programs and
note, memberships are non-refundable). With CECC membership,            services to meet the diverse and changing needs of our
you have voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting and            community. We are committed to:
receive the CECC newsletter quarterly. Family members can attend
all drop-ins for free. Additionally, Older Adult/50+ members                  High quality programming
receive the OA/50+ Program Calendar six times per year. CECC                  Financial, physical and social accessibility
membership is required for registration in FRC and day camp
programs, and entitles members to a discount in the OA/50+ and
                                                                              Volunteerism
Community Adult programs. New members are always welcome.                     Providing opportunities for community participation.
Join us today!
                                                                        We encourage the development of a forum for individuals to
Family (Including Toy Library)       $35.00 per year                    share their concerns and ideas, and to work together in the
Individual                           $25.00 per year                    resolution of community issues within an environment that
50+/Older Adult                      $25.00 per year                    fosters dignity and equity.
50+/Older Adult Couple               $30.00 per couple/year
Groups                               $75.00 per year

        CHARITABLE DONATIONS                                               Central Eglinton Community Centre Staff
CECC is a registered non-profit charitable organization (Registered
Charity # 11884 3093 RR0001). Individuals who wish to make a
donation to the Centre will receive a charitable donation receipt for   Susan Kee              Executive Director
tax purposes for donations of $10.00 or more.                           Regina Chan            Finance Manager
                                                                        Anna Marie Dodgson     Office Manager
                      REFUND POLICY                                     Johanne Letlow         Evening/Sat. Receptionist
                                                                        Nancy Lyon             Program & Resource Development
There are no refunds for withdrawals from any programs                                         Manager
(including classes, workshops, luncheons, bus trips, theatre
                                                                        Mary Neeson            Volunteer Co-ordinator
tickets and outings). In lieu of refunds, a credit voucher, less
                                                                        Denise Pivott          Clerical Assistant
a 15% administrative fee, redeemable for a twelve- month
                                                                        Blythe Runnett         Older Adult Program
period, will be issued. No credit vouchers will be issued for
                                                                                               Co-ordinator
pre-paid event tickets (theatre tickets, bus trips, luncheons,
                                                                        Leanna Tuba            Family Resource Centre
etc). Any refunds granted will be at the Program Manager’s
discretion and subject to a 15% administrative fee. No                                         Co-ordinator
refunds or credits will be issued for Centre memberships.
Any cheque returned by the bank for any reason will be
subject to a $25.00 charge.

				
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