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Ontario Universities Fair

Interested in attending an Ontario university?

Visit the only event with all 21 Ontario universities together in one place!

You can talk personally with senior faculty and representatives from all 21 Ontario universities, much as you would at a university tour or open house. Last year, more than 130,000 students, parents and educators attended the event.

Date: September 23-25, 2016
Time: 10:00AM
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Cost: Admission is free.

coglogoOrganic Master Gardener Course


Learn to create healthy food and ornamental gardens without pesticides and harmful chemicals.


Karen Heisz is a former high school science teacher with a Diploma in Organic Land Care from Gaia College and Sustainable Urban Horticulture and Agriculture certificates from University of Guelph. A passion to share her love of nature, of gardening, and of practices that sustain and improve nature’s biodiversity with others makes Karen a valuable member of the teaching team.

Dates: September 6th – December 9h 2016
Time: Tuesdays from 6:30 – 9:15pm
Location: The Stop’s Green Barn Studio 181
To register: Call 1-888-375-7383


50+ Everyday Fashion Workshop

ECC older adult member, Marilyn Cole, will be here to answer your fashion questions, and give tips and advice for fashion that makes sense and saves cents. She will share ideas on updating your closet without ‘breaking the bank’, help you figure out your personal colours, tell you where to shop, and share the latest fashion ideas that will work for you. Bring your favourite scarf to learn new ways of tying it. You’re also welcome to bring in pictures of your own clothing for advice on how you should wear it. Marilyn’s background includes makeup artistry, modeling and owning her own salon.

Date: August 26th 2016
Time: 1:30-2:30pm
Cost: Free CECC members | $5.00 non-members
Location: CECC 2nd Floor, Program Room

Drop-in Lecture Series: Philosophy Café – Philosophy & Spirituality in Aging

A practical philosophy course on readings and discussion of philosophies from the Western and Eastern traditions. We renew the age old purpose of philosophy which is to help us solve life’s troubles, to find meaning and to flourish in our given path.
Speaker: David Chandross, Ph.D.

Date: Thursday July 7th (Repeats every week until Fri Jul 29 2016)
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Cost: $4 members per week | $7 non-members per week

For more information, please contact Sharon Chodirker 416-225-2112, ext. 124 or