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Icon of the event Why we and other living things sleep
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The human brain is the most complex known machine in the universe, yet it shuts itself off from the outside world each and every day, for hours on end. Why? This talk identifies why rest and sleep evolved in living things. T...

Icon of the event Decluttering Your Space and Mind
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

This workshop is designed to clear your mind and give you new perspectives on personal spaces, both inside and out. Stephen Ilott, an experienced professional organizer, will help you learn how to effectively declutter your s...

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 Safe Seniors 2016 Calendar Launch
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Join the BASSIC partnership in celebrating the launch of the 2016 Safe Seniors Calendar. BASSIC, a partnership of GTA service providers committed to improving the quality of life for seniors by raising awareness of safety is...

Icon of the event Boomers and Seniors Group Meet Up: Chair Yoga
Thu Jul 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Yoga offers many benefits, from reduced stress to improved strength and flexibility. Come and learn a gentle style of yoga that you can do from a seated position....

Icon of the event The Local Dish
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join the City of Toronto's Live Green Toronto team to explore the wonders of cooking, eating & growing local food. Learn about the City's new campaign - The Local Dish - and discover how you can find fantastic new recipes fea...

Icon of the event Health Literacy
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Be Health Smart! How health literate are you? What can you do to prevent health problems or better deal with chronic conditions? How can you improve your own and your family and friends' interactions with the health care syst...