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Write On 2023 – You Matter

Write On 2023 – You matter Welcome to the 2023 edition of Write On! This year the theme is YOU MATTER. Every year, Literacy Unlimited produces an in-house publication called Write On. Write On showcases short texts written by LU learners. We pull all the submissions together and create a booklet. You can read this booklet online below. Click on the arrows to flip the pages and hear what our readers have to say on this year’s theme.

The Teapot

The Teapot The Teapot is working to improve the lives of the 50+ community of Lachine and surrounding areas, by helping them maintain their lifestyles in their own homes for as long as possible. As we work closely with this organization, we will highlight some of their events on this page from time to time. The teapot has a boutique that is open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. For more information please contact them directly at 514-637-5627 or The Teapot , 2901 Boulevard Saint-Joseph, Lachine, QC H8S 4B7 How to register No registration required.

Volunteer West Island Events

Volunteer West Island Events Volunteer West Island provides a unique mix of programs and services to people of all ages. As we work closely with this organization, we will highlight some of their events on this page from time to time. The following bilingual event will take place on Friday March 10, 2023. For more information please contact Volunteer West Island. Volunteer West Island, 1, rue de l’Église, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC H9X 1W4 How to register Register before March 7:

Brain Health 101

How to have a healthy brain As people age, the structure of the brain changes. This can affect memory and thinking abilities. We know it’s important to have a strong body. But it’s also important to keep the mind active. What can you do to keep your brain strong? Workshop on brain health To live is to grow and to grow is to live.  When we activate and strengthen our capacity for Intellectual Wellness, we can create, innovate, and grow in unimaginable ways! Intellectual Wellness can help keep our brains healthy and add to our wellbeing as we age.  Train …

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Social Teatime

Social Teatime for Everyone 55+ Once a month, Literacy Unlimited hosts a social teatime for anyone 55+. Over a cup of tea and a snack, we LAUGH, CHAT and ENJOY each others company. You will learn more about yourself, and others while having FUN. When From 1:00 to 2:00pm Next social teatimes are: Where The LU Office at Horizon High School 90 Jubliee Square Avenue, Pointe Claire Interested in joining the fun ? Call us at 514-694-0007 or fill in this form: Not for you? Why not visit our New Classes page and see what else is on offer.

Under the Cover 2023

Spend an evening with a Canadian novelist and raise funds to support free adult literacy tutoring in the West Island. Literacy Unlimited is proud to present virtual Under the Cover, a conversation with a Canadian author about books, the writing process, and topics of interest to the audience.  Under the Cover is Literacy Unlimited’s annual fundraiser, helping raise money to support adults in the West Island to improve their English language literacy. The funds raised support Literacy Unlimited’s free one-on-one tutoring services and community programs. At each online Under the Cover event, a moderator will interview an author for the first part of the …

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Black History Month 2023

February is Black History Month. The theme this year is: Out of the Darkness, into the Light Click here to check out the CTV News Montreal Programming for Black History Month. You will hear about the different black politicians that have served in Quebec. The article highlights the diversity and richness of Quebec’s black community, new and old. Or try this interactive CBC site: Black Canadians in History. Then test your knowledge in our Black History Wordsearch Who’s Who in Canada Now and Then For more to read in a tutoring session, CBC are spotlighting members of the black community. …

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Winter Holidays

Winter Holidays It’s the start of winter. And December is a month of holiday celebrations and family gatherings. The snow is falling and the temperature’s dropping. So, get out your winter clothes and prepare to start those winter activities. To add to your winter holiday fun, here are some fun things to do: Reading Here some simple texts to read: For beginner readers – Try this short picture book introducing winter activities on the Unite for Literacy website For more advanced readers – Here’s a short text about Christmas traditions on the Reading Skills 4 Today website. Word Puzzles Download …

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