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Icon of the event Senior Drivers & The License Renewal Process
Fri Apr 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McGregor Park

Free presentation from the Ministry of Transportation. Participants will learn about trends and statistics for older drivers, the testing requirements for those 80 years and over, signs of aging or medications as it relates t...

Icon of the event Healthy Cognitive Aging
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Ryerson Professor Alexandra Fiocco will discuss the predictors and prevention of cognitive decline, (decline in memory and thinking abilities). PhD student Katie Peck will discuss the effect of music on brain health.

Icon of the event Stress management through restorative meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two meditation methods will be taught and practiced: one using the breath and another accompanied by beautiful m...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 02
Thu Apr 23
Thu Jun 04
Thu Jun 11
Icon of the event At Home Alone
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Pape/Danforth

A 2 hour workshop to help families prepare their 10 -14 year old to be home alone safely.Presented by Toronto Public Health. Choose between one of two dates: Sat May 2 or Sat June 6....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 02
Sat Jun 06
Icon of the event Make the Connection
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
New Toronto

A free 9-week program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months old. For more information, contact Public Health Nurse Cindy at 416-338-7054. Tuesday mornings from Feb 3rd- March 31st,10:30-12:30.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 31
Icon of the event Restoring Balance
Mon Apr 20, 2015 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Eatonville

Physiotherapist Paul Godlewski discusses dizziness, vertigo and falls, their causes and solutions. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.

Icon of the event Decluttering Your Space and Mind
Wed Apr 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Richview

Learn to overcome being overwhelmed by clutter so you can work effectively. Stephen Ilott, an experienced professional organizer, presents "Decluttering Your Mind and Spaces," a workshop in which you will learn to clear your...

Icon of the event Spring Blooming: Aromatics for you and your family
Mon Apr 20, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Alderwood

Aromatherapy, Breath and Spring Healing techniques presented by Monika Meulman. For registration information please contact the Branch at 416-394-5310.

Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Learn to recognize the signs of diabetes and what changes you can make to control the symptoms. Presented by the Toronto Public Health Department. Registration begins Mar 10th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Sp...

Icon of the event Advance Care Planning
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Plan ahead. Decide on the medical care you would prefer to either receive or not receive. If your state of health changes suddenly, you might not be able to decide for yourself. Leave a plan for your family to follow so as to...