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Icon of the event Stress Management through Restorative Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. This program is drop in and does not require registration. For more information please contact Barbara Frum Bran...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 08
Thu Sep 22
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 20
Icon of the event Commuting by Bike in All Weather Conditions
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Make all-season cycling a breeze! Topics include: basic road rules and safe riding techniques, recommended "office-friendly" clothing for different cycling seasons, bicycle care and maintenance tips, route-planning and safe r...

Icon of the event Colon Cancer Prevention
Tue Oct 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

There are steps you can take to reduce your risk of cancer and other chronic diseases, for example, through diet, exercise, and other lifestyle factors. In Ontario, FREE screening tests are available to prevent disease or fin...

Icon of the event Safe Effective Low Back and Core Exercises for People with Bad Backs
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

It?s a fact-according to the Canadian Chiropractic Association, up to 85% of working Canadians will experience an episode of low back pain in their lifetime. And back pain results in one third of all lost time in the workpla...

Icon of the event Brain Health and You
Mon Aug 29, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Malvern

An expert from Alzheimer Society of Toronto will teach you ways to reduce the risk of developing dementia. This interactive workshop with games and activities will show you research findings and help you recognize habits that...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Get your babysitting certification on Saturday, October 15, 9am-5pm! Back by popular demand with our amazing trainer Maureen! This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers inform...

Icon of the event Zumba for Teens
Tue Aug 30, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Malvern

Funky Latin rhythms mixed with easy to follow moves create a dynamic dance program that will blow you away. Teens will learn the basics of zumba in this introductory class. Ages 13-19. Registration required, please call 416-3...

Icon of the event Alzheimer?s Disease: Early Diagnosis, Treatment and why Clinical Trials matter
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Alzheimer?s disease, the most common form of dementia associated with memory loss, affects many individuals in our community. Dr. Ian Cohen of the Toronto Memory Program will explain significant signs and symptoms of memory l...

Icon of the event Breast/Cervical Cancer Prevention
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

There are things that women can do to take care of their body. In Ontario, FREE screening tests are available to prevent disease or find problems early. When problems are found early, they can be treated and there is a good c...

Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Learn the basics of day-to-day bike maintenance! Topics Incluede: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain and ensuring your bike is the right fit for you....