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Icon of the event Stress Relief Thru Meditation
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

These classes consists of a relaxing meditation session and tension relieving stretches. Call the branch at 416-394-1040 to register....

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 30
Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Nov 26, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Get your babysitting certification on Saturday November 26th, 9am - 5pm! Back by popular demand with our amazing trainer Maureen. This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers in...

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...

Icon of the event Raising Resilient Children and Youth
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Beaches

A presentation for parents with children ages 10 - 17, but parents with younger children will also benefit. This 2 hour workshop focuses on strategies that build resilience in children such as communications, positive discipl...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop: 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to stay home alone safely. Develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs....

Icon of the event Plant-powered! The health benefits of a plant-based diet
Tue Nov 08, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Palmerston

Pamela Fergusson, a Registered Dietitian with a Ph.D. in nutrition will discuss why plant-based diets are on the rise and the benefits of this trend. She will share the latest research underpinning the value of increasing th...

Icon of the event Low Back Exercises: The McGill Method for Safe, Effective Back Rehab
Sat Nov 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Up to 80 percent of working Canadians will experience an episode of low back pain their lifetime and some back injuries may be caused by doing the wrong exercises in the gym. So how can you be sure which exercises are safe an...

Icon of the event Senior Licensing and Winter Driving
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

A representative from the Ministry of Transportation will talk about the license renewal process for seniors 80 and older, and safe winter driving tips. You will learn about testing requirements and the collision reporting pr...

Icon of the event Take Action to Prevent Falls
Tue Nov 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Did you know that 1 in 3 seniors will have a fall this year? If you are 55 or older, join us to learn some helpful tips to prevent a fall and maintain your independence. At this workshop we will discuss:...

Icon of the event Hearing Health Support Group
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Learn to understand what it means to have a hearing loss. The Canadian Hearing Society will help you identify resources, give you practical advice and tips on how to cope with the everyday challenges. Whether you are the one ...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 27
Thu Nov 03