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Icon of the event Aging and Creativity: The Example of Opera Composers
Wed Dec 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Later life seems to be a fraught topic in our postmodern culture with its commercialized, anti-aging, death-denying drive to keep us all young, forever. Where does creativity fit into this? In this talk, the speakers explore ...

Icon of the event Safe Winter Driving
Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Free presentation for drivers...

Icon of the event Healthcare Lessons From The Airline Industry
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

The airline industry is an unexpected source of inspiration at Toronto's St. Michael's Hospital. For example, hospital researchers have developed a "black box" for use in operating rooms, similar to black boxes on airplanes.

Icon of the event Natural and Preventative Medicine: Sleep, Stress, and Immune Support
Fri Nov 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Dr. Sarah Kind, ND will be discussing the health impacts of dysfunctional digestion, sleep, and stress on the body. She will review ways to boost the immune system, including the application of stress management techniques, a...

Icon of the event Preventing Type 2 Diabetes One Step at a Time
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Auditorium...


Upcoming Dates:
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Thu Nov 23
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Icon of the event Senior and Winter Driving
Wed Nov 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

A representative from the Ministry of Transportation will talk to you about:...

Icon of the event Country Line Dancing
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Always wanted to learn how to Country Line Dance? Now is your chance! Join us for a free line dancing lesson at the library and let out your inner cowboy!...

Icon of the event Do You Want to Quit Smoking Cigarettes?
Thu Nov 02, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

The STOP program delivers research-based, cost-free smoking cessation workshops in local communities....

Icon of the event How Does the Breathalyzer Work? The Forensic Science of Drinking and Driving
Tue Oct 31, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Alcohol is still, by far, the most significant drug for impaired driving and causes most of the fatal motor vehicle collisions. James Wigmore, internationally recognized forensic toxicologist and published author (at www.wigm...

Icon of the event Active Boost Fitness and Nutrition Classes
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Get fit! Feel great!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 24