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Icon of the event Physical Solutions to Posture Problems, Tension and Stress
Tue Oct 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Susan Green, a certified teacher of the Mitzvah Technique, will demonstrate practical ways to develop and maintain a healthy, youthful posture. The Mitzvah Technique can be used to gently release tension, stress and strain w...

Icon of the event Hearing Information Session and Hearing Clinic
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Albert Campbell

A representative from Canadian Hearing Society will give you practical information on hearing loss and hearing aids, communication devices, and communication strategies. Consulting and hearing aid checks will also be availabl...

Icon of the event Healthy Living For Older Adults: Keep Active and Maintain Your Independence
Mon Oct 20, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Health for a talk about how physical activity can help to keep muscles and bones strong, improve posture and maintain balance. Discover the emotional and social benefits of keeping active in...

Icon of the event Mental Illness Awareness Week
Wed Oct 08, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 5-11, join us in a NFB sceening of "Out of Mind, Out of Sight". What happens to people who suffer from mental illness and commit violent crimes? Where do they go? How ...

Icon of the event Nordic Poling
Tue Sep 16, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Albert Campbell

Burn 20-46% more calories with Nordic Poling than regular walking....

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop: 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Thu Oct 02, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Parents and their children must attend together. Presented by Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Mon Sep 22, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Osteoporosis Canada will provide information about osteoporosis, risk factors and diagnosis, drug therapies and importance of calcium, vitamin D and physical activity to bone health. Participants are invited to ask questions....

Icon of the event Teen Cooking Club
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Downsview

Are you interested in developing skills in food preparation? Would you like to learn about healthy eating? Join us for The Cooking Club as an expert from Toronto Public Health shows us how to experience food with all five sen...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 18
Thu Oct 16
Thu Nov 20
Thu Dec 18
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 Yoga & Meditation
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

A yoga instructor will teach basic methods of meditation and tension - relieving stretches.Participants should wear loose clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 20
Sat Oct 18
Sat Nov 15
Sat Dec 13