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Icon of the event Restorative Meditation
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Experience the tranquility of meditation. Join an instructor from Meditation Toronto for easy stress relieving stretches followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. You will leave feeling pe...

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 26
Sat Sep 23
Icon of the event Neurodegenerative Diseases - Sci Chat
Wed May 31, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Brentwood

In this presentation, Sci Chat Speakers from the University of Toronto, Immunology will provide an overview of Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease, the two most common neurodegenerative disorders....

Icon of the event Free Family Workshop - At Home Alone
Sat May 27, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Black Creek

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old children to be at home alone safely. A great program before school lets out for the summer!...

Icon of the event Fire and Fall Prevention for Older Adults
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Morningside

Are you 65 or older and want to learn valuable safety tips?...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Workshop
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

This free two-hour workshop helps families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely by:...

Icon of the event Laughter Therapy
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Laughter is an excellent way to reduce stress, increase performance and improve the flow of oxygen to the heart and brain. Join our Laughter Therapy exercise classes and discover how it can be the best medication. Drop in, no...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Aug 03
Thu Sep 07
Icon of the event Fire Safety for Older Adults
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Humber Bay

Older Adults (and family and friends) are invited to a special free Toronto Fire Services Fire Safety for Seniors presentation....

Icon of the event Healthy Aging
Fri Jun 02, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Mount Dennis

Please join us for a free presentation on seniors healthy aging, delivered by graduating students of The Institute of Holistic Nutrition. Topics will cover general nutritional guidelines, digestive support, helpful foods and...

Icon of the event Deafblind Awareness Human Library
Sat Jun 24, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

June is Deafblind Awareness Month and the CNIB is spreading the word through this human library initiative. Come in and "check out" a person the same way you would a book and talk one-on-one with someone who is Deafblind. Lea...

Icon of the event Stress Relief Thru Meditation
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Cedarbrae

Connect your mind and body. Develop inner peace. Release your stress....