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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 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 Dementia 101
Tue Jul 14, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

This presentation by the Alzheimer's Society of Toronto provides an overview of Alzheimer's disease, coping strategies and services in the community. Registration begins May 2nd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979....

Icon of the event Air quality health index, UV index, and sun safety
Wed Apr 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

This information session will help you to prevent and lower your risk of skin cancer by learning about sun safety, the air quality health index, and the UV index. You will learn how to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle...

Icon of the event Dementia-Understanding Behaviour & Communication Strategies
Tue Jul 21, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

The Alzheimer's Society of Toronto presents an informative session about how to cope and communicate with those suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Registration begins May 2nd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979....

Icon of the event Toronto Public Health's Living and Learning with Baby
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

This is a free program offered by Toronto Public Health Nurses for parents with their infants 6 weeks to 6 months old....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 07
Thu May 14
Thu May 21
Thu May 28
Thu Jun 04
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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...

Icon of the event Manage Your Stress!
Mon May 11, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

High levels of stress can make a person feel tense or anxious, cause headaches, stomach ailments and other symptoms. Left untreated, stress can lead to more serious conditions like high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, o...

Icon of the event Interactive Brain Health
Tue Jul 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Using interactive games and exercises, the Alzheimer's Society of Toronto will present a workshop on key principles of brain health and activities that may reduce one's risk of dementia. Registration begins May 2nd. Registe...

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albion

A free program provided by Toronto Public Health. Come and meet other parents and talk about infant growth, development, nutrition and so much more! A Children?s Librarian will be doing a Storytime on July 8 and August 19.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 08
Wed Jul 15
Wed Jul 22
Wed Jul 29
Wed Aug 05