Summertime at CultureLink is one of our favorite times of the year filled with great outdoor activities and community events!  Here is an update of some of the exciting things happening at CultureLink this summer.  We hope that you enjoy this month's newsletter and as always we welcome any feedback you may have. 
 P4K Pathfinding with CultureLink and Friends
One highlight of CultureLink's summer was the P4K Pathfinding bike ride and picnic on Sunday July 17.

The event began with a ride led by Cycle Toronto along the Pan Am Path, from Warden Station to Morningside Park, mainly by on neighbourhood streets and on car-free trails.
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   Let's Garden and Eat Spring Rolls!
On Jul 18, at The Stop Community Food Centre, besides the usual gardening program, Global Roots, where youth and seniors from a wide range of nationalities come together to share experiences and garden their own plants, we had a nice lunch made by the Chinese ladies that have frequented the program for years.  Learn More.
   Celebrities From Syrian Diaspora Community Visit the Nai Choir
This week the choir gained attention from Syrian celebrity figures, thanks goes to Mr. Mohammed Al Zaibak for his successful efforts to bridge the choir with celebrities such as Mr. Michael the founder of Michigan Arab orchestra, in addition to introducing Jehad and Albina who are the founders of the Enana Ballet Academy in Doha and Dubai.
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   Join Us for CultureLinks's 2016 Annual General Meeting 

The Board of Directors of CultureLink cordially invites you to attend the 2016 Annual General Meeting on Thursday October 27 from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. We will be providing a review of our operations from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016.  With participation of the Nai Syrian Choir and the Summer Youth Theatre Program!! Light Refreshments will be served.

Visit our event page for event details. Please RSVP by October 7th, 2016 at 416) 588-6288 Ext. 200 or at  We look forward to seeing you there! 

   More Upcoming Events!
August 27 at 1 pm - Bike  Scavenger  Hunt on Roncesvalles.   Learn more .
August 29 - September 1 - Newcomer Orientation Week.  Learn more. 
Mondays starting August 29 - Talk & Draw. Learn more.
September 8 - December 1 - English Conversation Circles at Eatonville Library.  Learn more.
September 26 - NextGen Resumes online course starts.  Enroll today .
October 19 - Information Session Alzheimer Disease & Other Dementia (in Mandarin) Learn More.
October 27 at 6:00 pm - CultureLink's 2016 Annual General Meeting. Learn more.
Recap of Events 
Youth Argos Outing 
What a beautiful day to be out! And we are very thankful for the opportunity to watch the Argos play at the BMO Field.
For many of us, it's our first time watching a football game!
Trip to Ontario Science Centre
It was a hot summer day, but CultureLink youth were headed for the cool (cool-looking and indoor temperature-wise) Ontario Science Centre! 
Playing for Keeps Community Leadership Training 
CultureLink is in its 4th year of partnership with Playing for Keeps- an organization that aims to give volunteers the opportunity to plan fun games and activities to bring neighborhood and communities together.
Summer Settlement Program - Orientations for Newcomers Across the Lifespan
For the month of July, CultureLink runs an exciting, intensive Summer Settlement Program (SSP) that provides a range of orientations for newcomers across the lifespan. Our youth activities - to name a few -  include leadership and team-building workshops, youth theatre for leadership in St. Jamestown, a youth volunteer fair...  Learn More
In Memory of Aubrey Ramprasad, Dedicated CultureLink Volunteer & 25th Anniversary Volunteer Award Winner

Aubrey was a volunteer mentor with CCMP's mentorship program and helped established the Citizenship circle at Burrows Hall library that started in 2012. He volunteered non-stop for over three years and was travelling every week (rain or shine), from North York to Scarborough to help the newcomers with citizenship education.  Learn more.