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Icon of the event The Borderless Plague: A Conversation about Ebola and its Global Ramifications
Sun Feb 08, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Featuring Dr. James Maskalyk, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and author of...

Icon of the event Connect With Your True Self: An Introduction to Meditation
Thu Jan 29, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Margaret May, Director of Shambhala Meditation Centre of Toronto, will discuss the value of meditation in everyday life, and provide meditation instruction that you can then use at home....

Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 28
Wed Feb 25
Wed Mar 25
Icon of the event Your Brain
Wed Jan 28, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Leaside

What goes on as we age? A talk about neurodegeneration....

Icon of the event Mental Health and Youth
Tue Jan 27, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Richview

Join in on the Richview Library initiative to end the stigma around mental health. We will chat about youth and mental health, resources available at the library and in the local communtiy for youth and how together, we can m...

Icon of the event 10 Essential Habits for Joyous Health with Joy McCarthy
Tue Jan 27, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Agincourt

Many people live their life feeling "okay" and assume that to live in health is simply to live in the absence of disease. Joy McCarthy (RNCP CNP) Holistic Nutritionist and author will share her personal wellness journey and i...

Icon of the event How to Build Your Immune System Naturally
Mon Jan 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eatonville

Your lifestyle can affect how well your immune system can protect you from germs, viruses, and chronic illness. Replacing bad health habits with good ones can help keep your immune system healthy. Holistic nutritionist and ho...

Icon of the event St. John's Ambulance Babysitting Course
Sat Jan 24, 2015 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Forest Hill

(Ages 11-15) Get your babysitting certificate from St. John Ambulance. A $50 fee is required for materials and textbook. To register for this program, call St. John Ambulance at 416-967-4244 and quote the course registration ...

Icon of the event Change is the Rule of Life
Fri Jan 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Documentary producer Ken Stern screens "Change is the Rule of Life", which portrays the life transitions that older adults face when living independently becomes more challenging. A panel discussion follows with service organ...

Icon of the event Removing the Terror from the Licence Renewal Process
Fri Jan 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Are you, or someone you know, planning on driving over the age of 80? Worried about the mandatory renewal test? In this session, a representative from MTO will provide driving tips, talk about recent rules of the road, and go...