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Icon of the event Chocolate Festival
Wed Feb 11, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Have you ever wanted to learn more about chocolate? Join Chocolate Tales for a creative, hands-on chocolate making workshop. You will learn the history of chocolate, tempering & shavings on marble slabs, molding, and experime...

Icon of the event Heart Healthy Eating
Wed Feb 11, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

February is Heart Month. Discover healthy foods and eating habits to maintain or improve your heart health. This program is presented by Toronto Public Health. Registration begins Dec. 22nd. Register in person or by phone,...

Icon of the event Connect With Your True Self: An Introduction to Meditation
Thu Jan 29, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Margaret May, Director of Shambhala Meditation Centre of Toronto, will discuss the value of meditation in everyday life, and provide meditation instruction that you can then use at home....

Icon of the event How to Build Your Immune System Naturally
Mon Jan 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eatonville

Your lifestyle can affect how well your immune system can protect you from germs, viruses, and chronic illness. Replacing bad health habits with good ones can help keep your immune system healthy. Holistic nutritionist and ho...

Icon of the event Build Your Bones Naturally
Mon Jan 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eatonville

Strong bones are our best friends, allowing us to stay mobile and active. Learn from holistic nutritionist and homeopath Jocelyn McTavish how to naturally build bone density, or increase the mineral content of your bones, and...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

Never underestimate a good laugh! Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform your life. Please bring water and wear comfy clothes. The sessions ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 12
Mon Feb 02
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
Tue Jan 20
Tue Jan 27
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 Baby Foods
Wed Dec 03, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Eatonville

Holistic nutritionist and homeopath Jocelyn McTavish discusses when to introduce new foods to baby & how to make nourishing meals using the best ingredients. Bring baby to try some of the foods. 416-394-5270 to register

Icon of the event Allergies Demystified
Wed Dec 03, 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...