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Naturally Managing Stress

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Online via Zoom
Monday, June 21st
7:00 p.m. 

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
No charge.

If you feel tired, anxious, irritable, or have difficulty focusing, you're not alone. Learn natural ways to manage stress and anxiety, daytime exhaustion and nighttime difficulties in falling asleep, sugar cravings or inability to lose weight despite diet and exercise.

Join Naturopathic Doctor, Dr Nadine Gavin ND, for an informative workshop on the impact of stress on your body and emotional health and what you can do about it.   

Presented in partnership with Harmony Health and Well Being.
 

Recording

If you were not able to attend the live event, a recording is now available to view on Clarington Public Library’s YouTube channel:
https://youtu.be/BGWb2-tTFlk

 

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

If you experience any issues with the form below or if it does not appear correctly:

  • Please try using an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.

 

Zoom Instructions

Take part using Zoom!

 

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Monday, June 21, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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July 1st: All Locations Closed

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Please note that all locations will be closed on Thursday, July 1st.

Regular hours will be in effect on Friday, July 2nd.

 

Date: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 10:00am to 6:30pm

Victoria Day: All Locations Closed

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Please note that all locations will be closed on Victoria Day, Monday, May 24.

Regular hours will be in effect on Saturday, May 22 and Sunday, May 23.

 

Date: 
Monday, May 24, 2021 - 10:00am to 6:30pm

Virtual Drag Queen Storytime

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Online via Facebook Live
Wednesday, June 23rd
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required. No charge.

Drag Queen Storytime is going virtual! Join us for storytime and musical fun for all fabulous children of all ages and their caregivers. This family-friendly program will showcase stories and songs that explore and celebrate diversity and inclusion. This special virtual storytime will be held with Lucy Flawless, and will include story readings, a lip-sync performance, and Q&A session.

Offered in partnership with Toronto Drag Queen Storytime and Youth Pride Durham. All readings are sponsored by Durham Children's Aid Society.

 

Drag Queen Storytime poster.

 

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Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Virtual English Conversation Circle

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Online via Zoom
Tuesdays, April 6th to June 29th
6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Advanced registration required through Community Development Council Durham, Community Connections, at communityconnect@cdcd.org or 905-686-2661 x121

Practice speaking English and learn more about the Clarington community and life in Canada! Join the Virtual English Conversation Circle and discover English as a Second Language resources, get connected to your community, and practice your English-speaking skills.

Presented in partnership with Community Development Council Durham.

 

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Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Jun 29 2021.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Resilience Workshop

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Online
Wednesday, May 5
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required through the Carion Fenn Foundation, at www.carionfenn.org/resilience-workshop.html, smcm@carionfenn.org, or 289-923-8170.

The virtual Resilience Workshop will focus on building one’s resilience and the capacity to recovery from difficult times. Learn how to recognize, build, or continue to build your resilience.

The wellness event features mental health speakers, including Dr. Floyd Spence, Elevasyon, Canadian Mental Health Association Durham, and Lakeridge Health, followed by a Q&A and breakout session.

Presented in partnership with the Carion Fenn Foundation, Lakeridge Health, and Ajax Legion, and sponsored by the Municipality of Clarington and the Islamic Society of Ajax.

Resilience Workshop flyer.

 

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Easter Monday: All Locations Closed

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Please note that all locations will be closed on Good Friday (April 2), Easter Sunday (April 4), and Easter Monday (April 5).

Regular hours are in effect on Saturday, April 3.

 

Date: 
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 10:00am to 7:30pm
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Easter Sunday: All Locations Closed

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Please note that all locations will be closed on Good Friday (April 2), Easter Sunday (April 4), and Easter Monday (April 5).

Regular hours are in effect on Saturday, April 3.

 

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Sunday, April 4, 2021 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
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Good Friday: All Locations Closed

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Please note that all locations will be closed on Good Friday (April 2), Easter Sunday (April 4), and Easter Monday (April 5).

Regular hours are in effect on Saturday, April 3.

 

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Friday, April 2, 2021 - 10:00am to 7:30pm
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Virtual Tax Clinic

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Online via email, phone
Appointments available Tuesday, March 30 to Monday, April 12

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in-person, or by phone.
No charge.

Get the tax help you need at a free virtual clinic, hosted in partnership with Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP). Volunteers will provide personal tax preparation assistance virtually for low-income individuals and their dependents for the 2020 tax year.

The clinic is available for individuals without dependents with a gross income of less than $35,000, or for families consisted of up to 2 individuals and their dependents with a gross income of less than:

  • 2 Persons - $45,000;
  • 3 Persons - $47,500;
  • 4 Persons - $50,000;
  • 5 Persons - $52,500;
  • More than 5 Persons - $52,500 plus $2,500 for each additional person.

For more information and a list of other free tax clinics, please visit Revenue Canada.

CVITP volunteers will contact participants to set up an appointment to be held between Tuesday, March 30 and Monday, April 12.

Presented in partnership with Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP).
 

Registration Notes

  • Attendees will be contacted by a CVITP Volunteer to determine their exact appointment date and time and provide information on preparing for their appointment. Appointments will be held betweeen Tuesday, March 30 and Monday, April 12.
  • Registrants must agree to eligibility and authorization disclaimers.
  • Each appointment can consist of one (1) dependent family (two (2) adults and their dependents). Families with non-dependents should make a second appointment.
     

Income Eligibility Disclaimer

Clients will be asked to present documentation at the start of the appointment to verify they are qualified for this service. You must meet the criteria at the time of the appointment, or you will not be served.

Assistance is provided for the 2020 tax year only.

Total family income is under:

  • 1 Person - $35,000;
  • 2 Persons - $45,000;
  • 3 Persons - $47,500;
  • 4 Person - $50,000;
  • 5 Person - $52,500;
  • More than 5 Persons - $52,500 plus $2,500 for each additional person.

Volunteers cannot prepare complex returns, such as returns for individuals who:

  • are self-employed or have employment expenses* (please see exception below);
  • have business income and expenses;
  • have rental income and expenses;
  • have interest income over $1,000;
  • have capital gains or losses;
  • filed for bankruptcy in the tax year (or the year before, if that return has not yet been filed);
  • are completing a tax return for a deceased person; or
  • have foreign property (T1135)

* Simple tax exception:
Individuals who have a T4A slip, Statement of Pension, Retirement, Annuity, and Other Income, that shows self-employed or business in box 048 may be eligible to have their return completed through the CVITP if the following conditions are met:

  • The CVITP volunteer is comfortable in preparing a return with the T4A income;
  • The total income in box 048 is under $1,000;
  • No expenses are claimed; and
  • The taxpayer is not registered as a GST/HST registrant and is not required to be one.
     

Consent and Authorization Disclaimer

1. Due to the conditions presented by COVID 19, Clarington Public Library is not able to offer the usual in-person assistance to prepare and file your income tax and benefits return. Instead, the service is being provided using alternative communication methods. In completing your tax return, volunteers will be discussing information that is personal to you. The methods that they will use to communicate with you may not be secure. While all reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that your personal information is protected during the course of the required communications, volunteers cannot guarantee this. 

Participants must consent to the use of a cell phone, cordless telephone and/or potentially unsecure email for the purpose of discussions, communications, transmission of documents pertaining to completing their income tax and benefits return(s).

2. Your acknowledgement and consent is required before a CVITP volunteer can proceed with completing your return. A volunteer from the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program will prepare your income tax and benefits return(s) electronically with the information that is supplied by you. You understand that the volunteer is acting in the capacity of a volunteer that is affiliated with Clarington Public Library to provide this service to you. The volunteer is not an agent or a representative of the Canada Revenue Agency.

Participants must consent to a volunteer completing their tax return.
 

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

If you experience any issues with the form below or if it does not appear correctly:

  • Please try using an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.

 

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 9:00am to Monday, April 12, 2021 - 9:00pm
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