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Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Dec 20, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn to meet the challenges of babysitting and develop skills to cope with common emergencies, prevent injuries and keep children safe. Fee is $60 per student (includes manual), to be paid to instructor by Visa, Mastercard, ...

Icon of the event Old Age Security & Guaranteed Income Supplements (in English)
Mon Jan 05, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Agincourt

What is Old Age Security and GIS? How does one apply? What other kinds of senior benefits are available? Bring all your questions and let the experts answer them. Information will be presented in English. For more information...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

Never underestimate a good laugh! Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform your life. Please bring water and wear comfy clothes. The sessions ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 12
Mon Feb 02
Mon Mar 09
Mon Apr 13
Icon of the event Build Your Bones Naturally
Mon Jan 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eatonville

Strong bones are our best friends, allowing us to stay mobile and active. Learn from holistic nutritionist and homeopath Jocelyn McTavish how to naturally build bone density, or increase the mineral content of your bones, and...

Icon of the event Old Age Security & Guaranteed Income Supplements (In Mandarin)
Mon Jan 19, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Agincourt

What is Old Age Security and GIS? How does one apply? What other kinds of senior benefits are available? Bring all your questions and let the experts answer them. Information will be presented in Mandarin. For more informatio...

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 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 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 Health Care in Ontario
Tue Feb 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Agincourt

Learn more about Health Care in Ontario. To register please phone LSP worker at 647-388-3762 or Agincourt Library at 416-396-8950.

Icon of the event Immunology and Autoimmunity
Tue Feb 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

University of Toronto researchers from the Department of Immunology will provide an introduction to the field of immunology, including how the immune system overreacts in autoimmunity using arthritis and lupus as examples.