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Icon of the event Be Active ...Get Healthier
Thu Apr 30, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Albion

Want to be more active and get healthier? Learn how to use a pedometer that you can borrow from the library and about other active living resources in the community. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Free, drop-in....

Icon of the event Stress management through restorative meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two meditation methods will be taught and practiced: one using the breath and another accompanied by beautiful m...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 02
Thu Apr 23
Thu Jun 04
Thu Jun 11
Icon of the event Quit Smoking! Workshop with Toronto Public Health
Mon Apr 13, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

The majority of people who use tobacco wish they never started and would like to quit. Nicotine from smoking is more addictive than heroin and cocaine. Quitting is a process. It takes most smokers many quit attempts before th...

Icon of the event Advance Care Planning
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Plan ahead. Decide on the medical care you would prefer to either receive or not receive. If your state of health changes suddenly, you might not be able to decide for yourself. Leave a plan for your family to follow so as to...

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2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Pape/Danforth

A 2 hour workshop to help families prepare their 10 -14 year old to be home alone safely.Presented by Toronto Public Health. Choose between one of two dates: Sat May 2 or Sat June 6....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 02
Sat Jun 06
Icon of the event Say Om - Yoga and Meditation
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Join us for this yoga and meditation series during Mental Health Awareness Month. Let Pamela help you to release your tension and worries. Location: Barbara Frum Library, Room B. For more information and to register, visit in...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 06
Wed May 13
Wed May 20
Wed May 27
Icon of the event QiGong - Learn the
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Join the QiGong Master, Johnny Cheung as he takes you thru' his Eight Steps which are simple to learn and economical. Once you learn the steps, you could practice them anywhere and anytime. The benefits of practising QiGong i...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 22
Fri May 29
Fri Jun 05
Fri Jun 12
Fri Jun 19
Icon of the event Benefits of Walking for Health & Fitness
Sat Apr 11, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Regular physical activity improves health and well-being. It has benefits for all ages and abilities including reducing your risk of developing many chronic diseases....

Icon of the event Learn to Camp
Mon May 04, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Let Ontario Parks bring camping to you! Learn about Ontario's beautiful provincial parks through a multi-media presentation and experience camping gear with hands-on demonstrations....

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Tue May 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

When Francesca Cavaliere's son committed suicide, she wrote a book and became a speaker to bring awareness to and increase acceptance of mental health issues, to help comfort families who have suffered this tragic loss, and t...