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Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 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 th...

Icon of the event Make The Connection-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A free program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months. Learn more about connecting with your baby in ways that make your baby feel loved, and promote language and learning. Meet other new parents and find out about se...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Icon of the event Caregiver Café
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Think back & try to recall when the last time was you took a rejuvenating break, socialized with peers or had a little fun! You are invited to join a Caregivers Workshop. Highlights include: enlightening and entertaining pr...

Icon of the event Cancer Screening & Prevention:  What You Should Know
Tue Sep 13, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

This information session presented by Toronto Public Health will provide information about "screenable" cancers and ways to prevent them. Registration begins July 18th. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited. 416-...

Icon of the event Brain Health, Function and Technology: What Does Gender Have to Do with It?
Mon Sep 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

More attention is now being paid to women's brain health. Dr. Angela Colantonio, Director, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, examines the new areas of research and discovery and their implications for technology....

Icon of the event Stress Management through Restorative 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 please contact Barbara Frum Bran...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 08
Thu Sep 22
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 20
Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too!
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

A two-part program for parents of children ages 4-9 to better understand child stress and provide effective ways to help their kids. This program is presented by Toronto Public Health. Lots of opportunity to share with others...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 17
Wed Aug 24
Icon of the event Home Alone Workshop
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children will develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet each family's uniqu...

Icon of the event Diabetes Awareness & Prevention
Wed Jul 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Learn to recognize the signs of diabetes and what changes you can make to control the symptoms. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Registration begins May 16th 2016. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is lim...

Icon of the event Safe Effective Low Back and Core Exercises for People with Bad Backs
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

It?s a fact-according to the Canadian Chiropractic Association, up to 85% of working Canadians will experience an episode of low back pain in their lifetime. And back pain results in one third of all lost time in the workpla...