Something Oishii Deadline Extended

2023 Virtual Volunteer Information Sessions

Are you interested in volunteering with Momiji?
Please join us for one of the virtual volunteer information sessions for 2023

  • April 28 at 2pm-3pm
  • June 30 at 2pm-3pm
  • July 28 at 2pm-3pm
  • August 25 2pm-3pm
  • September 29 at 2pm-3pm
  • October 27 at 2pm-3pm
  • November 24 at 2pm-3pm


For further information please contact the Community and Volunteer Services Manager at 416-261 6683 Ext. 234 or email :

March Community Congregate Dining Programs

Our Outreach Team has organized five Community Dining programs in the GTA and beyond for March. If you like Japanese food and like to socialize with other seniors, this may be the event for you. All programs start at 11:30 am.

  • Markham – Tuesday, March 7th – J-Town Shopping Centre, 3160 Steeles Ave. E.
  • Mississauga – Wednesday March 15th – West Toronto Christian Community Church, 3560 Erindale Station Rd.
  • Toronto Downtown – Thursday, March 23rd – Japan Foundation Toronto, 2 Bloor Street East, Suite 300
  • Don Mills – Tuesday, March 28th – Donway Place, 8 The Donway E.
  • Oakville – Wednesday, March 29th – Halton Multicultural Church, 1092 Speers Rd.

For more information, please email or call 416. 261.6683, ext. 234.

March SALC Schedule

1) Falls Prevention 転倒防止運動 (Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays)
2) Seated Exercise 腰かけ体操 (Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays)
3) Japanology ジャパノロジー ( Thu, March 9, 2:00-3:00 3⽉9⽇㈭午t2時)
4) Music with Sina シーナの「洋楽懐かしのメロディ」(2 Wednesdays, March 1 & 15, 10:30-11:30 3⽉1⽇・15⽇午前10時半)
5) Art & Tea with Jane Liu ジェーンの美術館ツアー (March 16, 2:00-3:00 3⽉16⽇㈭午t2時)
6) Shiseido Beauty Talk 資生堂ビューティートーク (March 15, 1:30-2:30 3⽉15⽇㈬ 午t1時半)
7) e-Learning: “Introduction to Parkinson’s Disease” パーキンソン病について学ぼう (March 3, 3:00-4:30 3月3日㈬午後3時)
8) e-Learning: “Online Spring Concert” 春のオンラインコンサート(March 25, 3:00 -4:00 3月25日㈬午後3時)

Bowlathon Committee Members Wanted

After a three-year hiatus due to COVID restrictions, Momiji Health Care Society’s Bowlathon Committee is seeking new members for the organizing Committee who can help generate new fundraising ideas and create interest in this year’s event.

Meetings will be held on a week night via Zoom. A commitment to attend up to four meetings and help on the day of the event – Saturday, June 10th is required. Meetings are usually not longer than two hours each.

If interested or for more information, please contact or call 416.261.6683, ext. 259.

February Community Congregate Dining Programs

This month there are Community Congregate Dining programs in the GTA Central and GTA West areas.  All luncheons start at 11:30 am.  Pre-registration is required.  To register or for more information, please contact or call 416.261.6683, ext. 234.

Toronto Downtown– Thursday, February 2 at the Japan Foundation Toronto, 2 Bloor St. East, Suite 300, Toronto

Oakville – Wednesday, February 8 at the Halton Multicultural Council, 1092 Speers Road

Mississauga – Wednesday, February 15 at  the Toronto Christian Community Church, 3560 Erindale Station Road

Toronto West – Thursday, February 23rd at the Toronto Buddhist Church, 1011 Sheppard Ave West

SALC February Classes

This month, our Seniors Active Living Centre team has planned a number of classes. You can join by Zoom if you wish but we want you to know that Momiji is OPEN to the public so please feel free to stop by and join us in person.

Falls Prevention with instructors from TransCare Community Support Services – Mondays 10:15-10:45 or 1:00-1:30; Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00-11:45 or 1:00-1:45 except for February 27 at 1:00. The class content is the same so please choose the time that best suits you.

Seated Exercise with instructors from TransCare Community Support Services – Mondays 9:30-10:00 or 11:00-11:30; Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00-10:45

Japanology with Instructor Jenna Zimmer from the Consulate-General of Japan in Toronto – Thursday, February 9, 2:00 – 3:00

Music with Sina Fallah, Founder & Director of Centre for Music Education & Cognition – Wednesday, February 1 & 15, 10:30 -11:30

Art & Tea with Jane Liu, a long-time Momiji volunteer as well as a volunteer curator at AGO, ROM and Aga Khan Museum – Thursday, February 16, 2:00-3:00

Shiseido Beauty Talk with instructor Chizuko Nishida and a team of professional estheticians from Shiseido Canada – Wednesday, February 8, 1:30 – 2:30

E-Learning: Advance Care Planning – Wednesday, February 8, 3:00 – 4:00

E-Learning: Learning about the Duties of an Executor – Wednesday, February 22, 2:45-3:25

If you have any question or for registration, please contact SALC at 416-261-6683 x248/243 or email

2023 Event Dates

Mark your calendars! We have a number of exciting fundraising events coming up this year:

  • Something Oishii – Saturday, April 1st
  • Community Bazaar – Saturday, May 27th
  • 15 Bowlathon – Saturday, June 10th
  • Yard Sale Extravaganza – Saturday, August 26th
  • Japonica – Saturday, October 14th

Stay tuned for more information as we will be looking for donations and volunteers. The money raised at these events helps seniors in the community and Momiji. Thank you so much for your support!

Collecting Clothing and Accessories!

Cleaning out your closet? Starting February 6th, we will be collecting donations of clothing and accessories for our Tenant, Staff, and Volunteer Clothing and Accessory Sale. If you have any clothes or accessories (such as belts, hats, purses, shoes, etc.) that you no longer need, please drop them off in Momiji’s lobby before February 22nd. All proceeds will go towards Momiji’s Seniors Active Living Centre. Thank you for your support!

Wellness Room Grand-Opening

The Wellness Room will have a Grand-Opening Ceremony on Wednesday, January 25 from 1:30pm-2:30pm in the Auditorium.
The room was renovated using the special grant from Japanese Canadians Survivors Health and Wellness Fund. Come check out the newly renovated space and all the new possibilities it brings.