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Mondays: 9:30 AM -12:00 PM &

Fridays 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Jun 29 2020 .
May 25th, 9:30am to June 29th, 12:00pm
June 1st, 9:30am to July 6th, 12:00pm
June 8th, 9:30am to July 13th, 12:00pm
June 15th, 9:30am to July 20th, 12:00pm
June 22nd, 9:30am to July 27th, 12:00pm
June 29th, 9:30am to August 3rd, 12:00pm
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Meal Planning on a Budget

In this workshop women will:

  • create a cheat sheet meal planner and a three-step system to make a weekly meal plan
  • learn how to meal plan to stretch what you already have to save money and reduce food waste
  • learn about apps that help you save money while grocery shopping

For women 18+

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May 27th, 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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OBOA Writing Workshop 2020


A Creative Writing Workshop on writing the BIG SCENE.  In this workshop, you will develop a character sketch and plot and learn about the power of setting up scenes.

Bring a character you are already developing or start fresh with a new being. Using writing prompts and a variety of quirky activities, you will outline the absolutely worst incidents in your character’s life, which will ultimately lead to a happy ending, epiphany, breakthrough, or liberation — the character’s BIG SCENE. 

Beginner and experienced writers welcome.  

September 26th, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Managing Finances During The Covid-19 Crisis: A Virtual Seminar For Women

Topics Include:
- Government support, eligibility, conditions and how to apply.
- How insurance and utility companies are helping individuals.
- Ways the major banks are supporting customers.
In partnership with Women's Centre of York Region.
April 28th, 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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Taxes for Newcomers

Staff from the Canada Revenue Agency will teach about how to file your taxes in the Canadian tax system. 

Learn how benefits are calculated, how and when you should apply for benefits, and ask questions about filing taxes. 

A free event in partnership with the Canada Revenue Agency.


March 5th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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