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Icon of the event Exercise for mental health: one step at a time--CANCELLED
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

We often hear of the physical health benefits of exercise and yet there are mental health benefits too. And being sedentary has its own health risks. University of Toronto's Dr. Catherine Sabiston will present research on phy...

Icon of the event Your Brain on Exercise: How Physical Activity Can Improve Your Mental Health
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

With one in five Canadians experiencing a mental health episode in their lives, exercise has been shown to be one of the most effective ways to improve one's mental wellbeing. This presentation will explore how the brain resp...

Icon of the event Tea Time: Learn the Benefits of Tea for Your Health
Wed Apr 12, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for tea time with a health professional and fellow tea enthusiasts to learn about the history of tea and the health benefits on the mind, body, soul and spirit.

Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors (in Chinese)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 06
Thu May 04
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jul 06
Icon of the event Chronic Pain Self-Management
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

A six-week program on chronic pain self-management, effective ways to deal with fatigue and depression. Call branch for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Icon of the event Real Self-Care for Caregivers: Transform Guilt & Stress into Gratitude & Joy
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Are you feeling overwhelmed and stressed as a caregiver? Join Saskia JenningsĀ’ presentation about releasing stress and guilt and turning it into gratitude and joy. Learn to take care of yourself by prioritizing and balancing ...

Icon of the event Toddler Time-Ontario Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(15-30 months) This program is designed for toddlers to get involved in exploratory play activities including information regarding the toddler's growth and development. Participants will also receive information on ways to d...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Icon of the event Aging and Chronic Illness: What role does environment play?
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Dr. John Molot will discuss the environmental links between chronic illness and aging. No registration required....

Icon of the event Helping You Achieve Shelf Control
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Spring is around the corner which meansĀ…Time for Spring Cleaning!...

Icon of the event Safe Effective Low Back and Core Exercises for People with Bad Backs
Mon Jul 10, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

It's a fact-according to the Canadian Chiropractic Association, up to 85% of working Canadians will experience an episode of low back pain in their lifetime. And back pain results in one third of all lost time in the workpla...