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Icon of the event Make the Connection
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

A free program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months. Learn more about connecting with your baby. Meet other new parents and find out about community services. Run by Toronto Public Health....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 19
Thu Oct 26
Icon of the event Mommy and Child Yoga
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Weston

For children 5 and under with their parent/caregiver. Join us for six sessions of yoga with a certified Hatha Yoga instructor. Improve both your child's and your own overall wellness in a energetic and spirited environment.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
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 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 Benjue Mindfulness Meditation
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Join us for a four week workshop in Benjue Meditation, a non-sectarian, systematic mindfulness meditation method. Benjue Meditation uses movement to generate self-awareness with great benefits in stress reduction, mental heal...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
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 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 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 Oct 05
Thu Nov 02
Thu Dec 07