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Icon of the event Manage Your Stress!
Mon May 11, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

High levels of stress can make a person feel tense or anxious, cause headaches, stomach ailments and other symptoms. Left untreated, stress can lead to more serious conditions like high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, o...

Icon of the event Assisted Suicide
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Peter Lin will discuss Assisted Suicide, a difficult and divisive issue touching on religious beliefs, legality, governmental policies, personal wishes and the Hippocratic Oath....

Icon of the event HEALTHY FRUIT PARFAITS
Fri May 08, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jane/Sheppard

Come and learn how to make health fruit parfaits. For more information please email janesheppard@torontopubliclibrary.ca or call 416-395-5966. Registration required.

Icon of the event Change is the Rule of Life
Mon May 25, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Documentary producer Ken Stern screens ?Change is the Rule of Life?, a short film which portrays the life transitions older adults face when living independently become more challenging. A panel discussion follows with repres...

Icon of the event Cycle Safety Workshop
Sat Jun 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Tired of commuting with others on the TTC? Fed up off getting stuck in traffic? Looking to save some money on the costs of parking and insurance? Get on a bicycle and beat the gridlock! But first, attend Cycle Toronto's inter...

Icon of the event Acupuncture: what can it help?
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Dr. Zhi-Ping Ren, Associate professor of Uppsala University in Sweden, specialized in molecular pathology and tumor biology....


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Mon Aug 24
Icon of the event Money Saving Tips for Boomers & Seniors
Thu Jul 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

This is a two-part workshop for boomers and seniors covering some ways to save money. Stacey from Toronto Public Health will break down healthy eating habits and how to do so on a budget. Susie from Toronto Hydro will teach u...

Icon of the event Distracted Thinking
Mon May 25, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Nasreen Khatri, Rotman Research Institute, discusses how the brain responds to information overload, technology and instant communication. Is there a change in ability to juggle or handle distractions as one ages? Presen...

Icon of the event iNavigate: Pedestrian Safety and Injury Prevention
Mon Aug 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a talk about how to ensure your well-being while navigating Toronto's busy streets. There is much we can do as individuals, families and caregivers to avoid accidents and r...

Icon of the event Optimal Development for your Growing Child
Wed May 27, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brentwood

Speakers: Dr. Gina Gallo, B.HSc., D.C. and Dr. Jacqueline Streich, ND...