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Icon of the event The Fruit Hunters
Wed Jul 30, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

The Fruit Hunters is a documentary which examines culture, history and geography to show how intertwined we are with the fruits...

Icon of the event Brain Health
Tue Jun 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

As part of Alzheimer's Awareness, WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on keeping a healthy brain. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Icon of the event Dental Health Workshop for Seniors
Tue Jun 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Toronto Public Health will present information on the importance of oral health, dental disease, prevention and access to free dental care in this workshop. For more information and to register, visit in person or call 416-39...

Icon of the event Nutrition and Brain Health
Thu Jun 12, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Join Dr. Carol Greenwood to learn the latest on the connection between nutrition and brain health. Dr. Greenwood, who is affiliated with University of Toronto's Department of Nutritional Sciences and Baycrest Centre for Geri...

Icon of the event Lunchtime Programs: Laughter Yoga
12:10 pm - 12:50 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

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. Information is provided by Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 09
Thu Jun 19
Icon of the event What is Alzheimer's?
Tue Jun 03, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Albert Campbell

A representative from the Alzheimer's Society will present a 2 hour informational session on Alzheimer's and other dementias, what we can do about it, risk factors, treatment and research....

Icon of the event Stay on Your Feet:  Prevent a Fall
Wed May 14, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Are you an older adult or caring for one? Each year many seniors are injured when they fall. Falls can result in physical, social and emotional trauma as well as a loss of independence. The good news is that there are steps y...

Icon of the event Basic Yoga and Meditation
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Main Street

Relax, renew, and reflect. Learn simple yoga and meditation exercises to relieve your stress and anxiety, and restore your sense of well-being and calm. An instructor from Meditation Toronto will conduct free sessions of yoga...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 03
Sat May 31
Sat Jun 28
Icon of the event Your Brain on Speed: How the Brain Responds to the Rush Hour of Life
Tue Apr 29, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Session 1: Do You Want to go Faster?...

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 Apr 26
Sat May 17
Sat Jun 21
Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

Count your steps using a pedometer borrowed from the library. Get some motivation and get active.