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Icon of the event Deafblind Awareness Human Library
Mon Jun 05, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

June is Deafblind Awareness Month and the CNIB is spreading the word through this human library initiative. Come in and "check out" a person the same way you would a book and talk one-on-one with someone who is Deafblind. Lea...

Icon of the event Musicking, Science and Health: A Mental Tune-Up
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join Keith Loach in a program that will look at recent research in music and health, and share a few simple things that we can do to improve our quality of life....

Icon of the event Brain Health
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: 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 Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation allows participants to learn about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, the impact of changes to the brain, the progression of Alzheimer's disease, strategies to reduce risk factors, and how the Alzheime...

Icon of the event Parent Talk Support Group
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

For parents with children that have various disabilities. Discussions, strategic practices, coaching, communication approaches, goal setting and workshops identified by parents, all provided in a supportive environment. Pleas...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101 with Cycle Toronto
Thu Jun 29, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

In honour of Bike month, join us at the library to learn everything you need to know to cycle in Toronto!...

Icon of the event Remembering When: A Falls & Fire Prevention Program for Older Adults
Fri Jun 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Toronto Fire Services wants to help you learn how to stay safe in your home....

Icon of the event Community Yoga with Mary
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

One hour community yoga class with Mary on the last Tuesday evening of the month for free. This class is designed for all levels beginner and advanced practitioners alike. All you need is a mat, water bottle. No registration ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 27
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 29
Icon of the event Toronto Fire Services: Fire and Life Safety
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Beaches

A public educator from Toronto Fire Services will provide specific information on the most common causes of home fires; how to prevent fire from ever starting; why the type of building makes a difference in your actions in ca...

Icon of the event Forty Years of Supporting the Homeless, Those in Recovery, and Seniors
Wed Jul 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

LOFT programs target those in recovery from addictions and provide services to almost 5000 people in an area that stretches from Mississauga to Barrie, and east to Oshawa/Bowmanville/Campbellford. Toronto accounts for 80% of ...