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Icon of the event Tai chi for beginners
6:30 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Learn the basics of this ancient Chinese practice of movement.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 06
Tue Jan 13
Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Dec 20, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn to meet the challenges of babysitting and develop skills to cope with common emergencies, prevent injuries and keep children safe. Fee is $60 per student (includes manual), to be paid to instructor by Visa, Mastercard, ...

Icon of the event How to Stage Your Home for Resale?
Mon Nov 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Thinking of selling your home? A staged home sells for a higher price in less time. Learn from a professional interior Garna Tracy on how to transform your home, persuade potential buyers to mentally ?move in? and make those ...

Icon of the event Allergies Demystified
Wed Nov 19, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

Find out in this SciChat, why allergies are becoming more prevalent in Canada, and what curative treatments have been developed in response to the allergic reaction. Presented by the Dept. of Immunology, University of Toronto...

Icon of the event Chronic Pain Management Workshop
Mon Nov 17, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

An Arthritis Society expert conducts a workshop to improve your understanding of chronic pain management, and teaches you coping methods on how to handle your pain, stress, depression and fatigue. Call 416-394-5270 or email ...

Icon of the event Don't Have a Cow: Veg Eating Made Easy
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Thinking about becoming a vegetarian? Have you experimented with Meatless Mondays? Join David Alexander from the Toronto Vegetarian Association and learn about the health & environmental benefits of eating less meat and how Y...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Workshop-Five Easy Steps To Independence
Sat Nov 08, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Parents and children must attend together. Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Space...

Icon of the event Working better with age
Wed Nov 05, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Your brain on speed: how the brain responds to the rush hour of life....

Icon of the event Nutrition for Older Adults
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

A Toronto Public Health nurse discusses healthy eating habits for older adults: how to read food labels, guidelines and tips on nutrition; food safety, and prepare healthy meals. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontop...

Icon of the event Healthy Pregnancy from the Inside Out
Wed Oct 29, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

A fun workshop filled with information, insight and interaction on a holistic view of wellness and pregnancy. Connect with other women and expecting parents the simple tools to achieve the pregnancy and birth you desire. Call...