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Icon of the event Beauty is Her Name
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

This workshop assists young women ages 13-19 years on their journey to their true self....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 02
Thu Nov 09
Thu Nov 16
Thu Nov 23
Icon of the event Genome Editing: Harnessing the Power of CRISPR
Mon Oct 30, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn more about CRISPR Genome Editing and how scientists use this revolutionary tool to "cut and paste" genes. Graduate students from the University of Toronto will explain how this type of gene editing works, its applicatio...

Icon of the event Coping with the Challenges of the Golden Years
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Evelyn Burns-Weinrib is a long-time Baycrest volunteer who has experienced severe depression. She will candidly discuss the losses which living until the senior years bring; and outline methods she has adopted to improve her...

Icon of the event DIY All-natural Fall Beauty Care
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Get ready for the cold and dryness of the fall season by indulging yourself with some all-natural DIY beauty products. Participants will work together in creating their own take-home products. All supplies will be provided. R...

Icon of the event The Transformative Power of Digital Technology and Its Impact on Health Care
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Dr. Edward M. Brown, CEO of the Ontario Telemedicine Network, explains how digital technology will connect family doctors and patients using the patients' own devices. It's a bold new future for primary care, improving access...

Icon of the event Stress Relief through Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. This program is drop in and does not require registration. For more information call Barbara Frum Branch at 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 26
Thu Nov 09
Thu Nov 23
Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

When we think about healthy lifestyle behaviours, in particular diet and exercise, we assume these are modern day prescriptions for living well. But truth is, in the Jewish tradition, the emphasis to care for our bodies throu...

Icon of the event Afro-Fusion Dance
Wed Sep 27, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

A fun class with expert Nadine Brown, including music and dance from the Africa and the African Diaspora such as Makosa, Azonto, Reggae, Soca, Dancehall, Reggaeton, and so much more!...