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Icon of the event Your Brain on Exercise: How Physical Activity Can Improve Your Mental Health
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

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. This presentation will explore how the brain resp...

Icon of the event Tea Time: Learn the Benefits of Tea for Your Health
Wed Apr 12, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for tea time with a health professional and fellow tea enthusiasts to learn about the history of tea and the health benefits on the mind, body, soul and spirit.

Icon of the event Seniors Health and Wellness Fair
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Richview

Discover how to stay safe and well in your own home. Speak to various agencies regarding services that can assist you....

Icon of the event Real Self-Care for Caregivers: Transform Guilt & Stress into Gratitude & Joy
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Are you feeling overwhelmed and stressed as a caregiver? Join Saskia Jennings? presentation about releasing stress and guilt and turning it into gratitude and joy. Learn to take care of yourself by prioritizing and balancing ...

Icon of the event Mitzvah Technique
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Healthy postural body usage is introduced through gentle chair exercises involving sitting, standing, and walking. The Mitzvah Technique can be readily applied to all your daily activities, from sitting at the computer to mo...

Icon of the event Toddler Time-Ontario Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(15-30 months) This program is designed for toddlers to get involved in exploratory play activities including information regarding the toddler's growth and development. Participants will also receive information on ways to d...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101 with Cycle Toronto
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

In honour of Bike month, join us at the library to learn everything you need to know to cycle in Toronto!...

Icon of the event Building Resilience in Children and Youth: A Workshop by Toronto Public Health
Tue May 09, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Are you a parent/caregiver of a 10-14 year old? Would you like to learn how to help your child bounce back from challenges?...

Icon of the event Helping You Achieve Shelf Control
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Spring is around the corner which meansÂ…Time for Spring Cleaning!...

Icon of the event Safe Effective Low Back and Core Exercises for People with Bad Backs
Mon Jul 10, 2017 | 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...