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Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Elmbrook Park

Nordic Pole Walking (NPW) is a highly effective low-impact aerobic activity that combines the ease of walking and the benefits of an upper body strength training workout using lightweight walking poles. The activity is very e...

Icon of the event Evening Films @ the Toronto Reference Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us for some inspiring, uplifting and entertaining films and documentaries. Films are themed around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), Finance, Careers, Innovation, Imagination and the Human Spirit....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 30
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 14
Fri Oct 21
Fri Nov 04
Icon of the event Harnessing Nature's Pharmacy
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Humans have taken advantage of plants' natural defences to fend off pathogens for thousands of years. Professor Kathi Hudak discusses an antiviral protein that protects plants and inhibits the replication of human retroviruse...

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Sat Nov 05
Sat Dec 03
Icon of the event Toronto Public Health - Make the Connection
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

This free eight week program is for parents/caregivers of children aged 6 weeks to 1 year and its focus is on attachment and building a strong loving relationship. It includes songs, rhymes, interactive play activities and we...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Sat Oct 29
Icon of the event Teen Food Skills Program - *CANCELLED*
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Program has been cancelled. For more information please call the branch....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 10
Mon Oct 17
Icon of the event Stress Relief Thru Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brentwood

Led by a Meditation Toronto Instructor. Class includes 20 minutes of meditation and 40 minutes of stress-relieving stretches....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Mon Nov 07
Mon Nov 21
Mon Dec 05
Icon of the event Senior Fitness Program - Balance Building
Mon Oct 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for an informative talk on the benefits and importance of exercise in the senior years with a 30 minute Gentle Balance Builders class, which includes demonstrations of light exercises for all to take part in. Presente...

Icon of the event Chair Yoga *FULL
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Chair yoga, also known as seated yoga, is an ideal exercise program for seniors. Chair yoga addresses the whole body in a single routine with the main areas of development being balance, flexibility and strength. The is more...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 03
Icon of the event Colon Cancer Prevention
Tue Oct 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

There are steps you can take to reduce your risk of cancer and other chronic diseases, for example, through diet, exercise, and other lifestyle factors. In Ontario, FREE screening tests are available to prevent disease or fin...