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Icon of the event Puzzles and the Brain: How Playing with Puzzles is Good for You!
Thu Jun 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bendale

Enigmatologist Stacy Costa explains how solving puzzles can benefit all ages by developing the strength and stamina of the brain.

Icon of the event Make the Connection
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Alderwood

A free 9 week program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months old. Partnered with Toronto Public Health. Please register with the Toronto Public Health Nurse Cindy by calling 416-338-7054.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 01
Wed Apr 08
Wed Apr 15
Wed Apr 22
Wed Apr 29
Icon of the event Seniors Exercise and Falls Prevention
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Hillcrest

Join us for a Community Exercise and Falls Prevention program for seniors. Offered in association with Carefirst Seniors and Community Services. Call 416-847-8939 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 01
Wed Apr 08
Wed Apr 15
Wed Apr 22
Wed Apr 29
Icon of the event Walk into Health
Tue Apr 21, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kennedy/Eglinton

Content includes benefits of walking, physical activity guidelines, setting goals and tracking progress, safety tips and pedometer lending program.

Icon of the event Driver's Test Workshop
Wed May 13, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Eglinton Square

A representative from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation will assist participants in preparing for the senior driver license renewal test. For more information and to register, contact the branch at 41-396-8920.

Icon of the event Late-Life Depression
Mon Jun 15, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Depression is not a normal part of aging. Depression is a medical illness that can occur for the first time in late life. It is an illness that affects quality of life and is associated with many other medical conditions. ...

Icon of the event Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis
Wed Apr 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Brentwood

Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis are two of the most common diseases affecting the elderly....

Icon of the event Music to Better Your Health: Ideas from a Music Therapist
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Annette Street

Music touches us all. We are musical beings. Research increasingly shows that music has positive effects on our physical and emotional health. This evening will provide an information session about music therapy, followed ...

Icon of the event Master Gardeners: 10 Tips for Low Maintenance Gardening
Thu Apr 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Downsview

Join Master Gardener Lorraine Flanigan, Editor of Trellis the Toronto Botanical Gardens? magazine of gardening and environmental information, for tips on low maintenance gardening. For registration and information call or vis...

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Sat Apr 11, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mount Dennis

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. To register call 416-394-1008.