Our Upcoming Event:

2020 Modern Seniors Winter Meals Delivery Program:

Meals delivery for seniors in need living in Markham and Scarborough
November 30 to December 31, 2020.

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Special Announcements

  • Tax Receipts: 2020 tax receipts for donations will be issued for donations made in the period from January 1 to December 31, 2020. Donations made after December 31, 2020 will be recorded as donations for the 2021 calendar year. Please update us if your current address has been different from before, for correct mailing of tax receipts.

  • Whatsapp Texting: There is a new mean to communicate with us. Please refer to "Contact Us" page for details of contacting us by Whatsapp texting.

  • Chinese Watercolour Paintings Class: This class will teach traditional brushes and rice paper with modern techniques for the creation of a wide variety of Chinese painting, like serene landscapes, plants and animals. The instructor will demonstrate the techniques in a practical way as a part of the teaching methods. Our instruction, Mr. K.K. Li has taught Chinese painting in a community setting for about ten years. Some of Mr. Li’s former students learned to master the skills of brush painting and created works that became art exhibits and won awards. Art work cultivates one’s mind, builds confidence and promotes mental health for all ages. Constant cognitive exercise is believed to lower the risk of brain degenerating diseases like Alzheimer. Please refer to Announcements section for new classes in 2019.

Our Upcoming Events

  • 2020 Modern Seniors Online Workshop: The Role of the Elderly in a Harmonious Family

    As part of our series of Modern Seniors seminars, a social relationship related online workshop aimed at heightening public awareness of the importance of relationship management in a harmonious family will be held on November 28, 2020 (Saturday) 10:30am.
    Length of seminar shall be one and a half hours, including Q&A peroid.

    Presented by: Mrs. Kit-Yiu Leung
    (Retired Ontario Certified Teacher working with Toronto District School Board; Counsellor and Columnist)

    This workshop will be held in Cantonese.

    Free access to online workshop for all.

    Please register by e-mail:     zoom@opera1.org

    This program is funded by the Government of Canada.

  • 2020 Modern Seniors Program: Meals delivery for seniors living in Markhm and Scarborough who are isolated and in need

    Date of delivery: November 30 to December 31, 2020

    Area of delivery: bounded by Hwy 401, Markham Road, Denison Street and Victoria Park Avenue.

    Dinners will be supplied by well known restaurants.

    Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin.

    To register and inquire, please call from 10am to 1pm, Monday to Saturday (starting November 23, 2020):
    (416) 800-9868


    This program is funded by the Government of Canada through the New Horizon for Seniors Program.

Withdrawal and Rescheduled

  • No programme has been withdrawn or rescheduled.

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19):

    During this unprecedented time, it’s important to keep you updated. Although things are continually changing, we are committed to keeping you informed. At Opera One our work is not cancelled, it's evolving.

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Take One Singing Contest - Summer 2018

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

-Winston Churchill

Special Report:

Kevin Szeto

Kevin Szeto is an aspiring musician and singer-songwriter. Classically trained on the piano, he is also skilled on the acoustic guitar and other instruments.

He has performed at various meaningful events. These include fundraising concerts organized by a non-profit organization – the DD Community Connector (whose mission is to enrich the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities). Also notable are the annual Tots 4 Tots concerts through which a community-minded enterprise collects money and toys for underprivileged children during the holiday season. He has participated in the Open Mic sessions at the Living Arts Centre to interact with other artists.

In his free time, Kevin enjoys producing music in his home studio, as well as busking during the summer months.

Kevin will be featured in the “One and Only ArtFast” which will take place at First Markham Place on January 12, 2019. This variety music and art show will be presented by Opera One in support of Cherish IS.  

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