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Icon of the event Change is the Rule of Life
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Director and producer Ken Stern, freelance documentary filmmaker, will screen his short film "Change is the Rule of Life." The film portrays the life transitions that older adults face when living independently becomes moe ch...

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 a...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 19
Icon of the event Mental Health 101
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eatonville

An overview of mental illnesses and treatments are described as well as services are available and how to access them. In partnership with Reconnect Mental Health Services. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopublicl...

Icon of the event Out of Mind, Out of Sight
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

What happens to people who suffer from mental illness and commit violent crimes? Where do they go? How are they treated?...

Icon of the event Juicing Workshop from the Kitchen Library
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

Make your own fruit and vegetable juices. Learn how to juice for optimal health, how to use the juicer, proper juice storage and the best fruits and vegetables for juicing. Juicer, fruit and veggies, and recipes supplied b...

Icon of the event Cooking for One
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Woodside Square

Do you find it hard to cook healthy, cost-conscious meals for one? Learn about easy, healthy and inexpensive cooking. This program is presented by Toronto's Public Health. Registration begins July 29th. Register in person ...

Icon of the event Stress - Signs and Symptoms
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eatonville

Learn from a homeopath what are the signs and symptoms of stress, and how if not treated, it may cause havoc on our adrenal system and impairs many aspect of health such as weight gain, sleep, hormone regulation and depressio...

Icon of the event Understanding Osteoporosis
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Did you know that Osteoporosis is a disease more common than heart attacks, strokes and breast cancer combined? Fractures from Osteoporosis are very common ailments. They could happen to anyone whose bones are weak, and it is...

Icon of the event Meal Planning Workshop
Wed Aug 12, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Staff from the Kitchen Library will teach you how to plan meals in advance to reduce the work associated with cooking at home. Content covered includes time reducing tips and tricks, foods that freeze and store easily, menu a...

Icon of the event Senior Homes
Tue Aug 11, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Join us for an interactive presentation about senior condos, retirement homes, nursing homes and life lease condos versus resale condos. Registration begins June 13th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space i...