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Icon of the event Plant-powered! The health benefits and how-tos a whole foods, plant-based diet.
Thu Feb 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Have you been wondering if a plant-based diet could be the right path for you, but you are not sure how to take the first steps? Wondering where to get your protein? Or how to successfully cook plant-based meals for your fami...

Icon of the event Real Self-Care for Caregivers
Wed Feb 08, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

In this interactive presentation, learn simple, effective tips that will make your life as a caregiver easier....

Icon of the event Vegetarianism 102: Going Vegetarian in 3 Easy Steps
Mon Feb 06, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Interested in going vegetarian but finding it difficult? Not sure what to eat or where to shop? The Toronto Vegetarian Association will help you make the transition in three easy steps. For more information and to register pl...

Icon of the event Stress Relief Thru Meditation
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Learn how to relieve the daily stresses of life through meditation using easy and gentle stretching exercises. For ages 18+. Registration begins December 17th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 04
Icon of the event Vegetarianism 101: Easy Steps for Eating Less Meat
Mon Jan 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Interested in making healthier, more sustainable and more compassionate food choices? The Toronto Vegetarian Association will give you some tips and tools for going vegetarian or reducing your consumption of animal products, ...

Icon of the event Senior Fitness Fun!
Tue Dec 13, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join in on fitness fun! Learn simple exercises and techniques for staying or getting fit. Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation present a fun and informative session on senior fitness and how to join various low-cost program...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Dec 03, 2016 | 9:05 am - 5:05 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This course teaches teens how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Partici...

Icon of the event Seniors Safety: Elder Abuse Information Session
Wed Nov 30, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us in raising awareness on elder abuse. Learn the facts from Elder Abuse Ontario. This session is for all seniors and caregivers. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information and to register, please call 416...

Icon of the event How Good Are You At Stress Management?
Wed Nov 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

The findings of two recent scientific studies about stress may surprise you....

Icon of the event Exercise and Mental Health
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

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. Lorne Opler, instructor of Fitness and Health Pro...