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Icon of the event Reiki:  A Holistic Healing Technique
Thu Jun 05, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

Learn about the healing and calming effects of this ancient...

Icon of the event Stay on Your Feet:  Prevent a Fall
Wed May 14, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Are you an older adult or caring for one? Each year many seniors are injured when they fall. Falls can result in physical, social and emotional trauma as well as a loss of independence. The good news is that there are steps y...

Icon of the event The Fruit Hunters
Wed Jul 30, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

The Fruit Hunters is a documentary which examines culture, history and geography to show how intertwined we are with the fruits...

Icon of the event Nutrition and Brain Health
Thu Jun 12, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Join Dr. Carol Greenwood to learn the latest on the connection between nutrition and brain health. Dr. Greenwood, who is affiliated with University of Toronto's Department of Nutritional Sciences and Baycrest Centre for Geri...

Icon of the event Lyme Disease: A Southern Ontario Ticking Time Bomb
Wed Jun 11, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Speaker, journalist and Lyme sufferer Vanessa Farnsworth, author of Rain on a Distant Roof: A Personal Journey Through Lyme Disease in Canada, will talk about what is known and unknown about Lyme disease in humans and in natu...

Icon of the event Babysitting Course with St. John Ambulance
Sat May 24, 2014 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Palmerston

Thinking of babysitting? This one-day course teaches new babysitters the skills necessary to care for infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers. It emphasizes safety, dealing with emergencies and first aid basics....

Icon of the event Your Brain on Speed: How the Brain Responds to the Rush Hour of Life
Wed Jun 18, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Session 3: The Struggle to Juggle...

Icon of the event Homeopathy for Seniors
Tue Jun 03, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

Meet a homeopath who will discuss common ailments and homeopathic remedies.

Icon of the event Lunchtime Programs: Laughter Yoga
12:10 pm - 12:50 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

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. Information is provided by Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 09
Thu Jun 19
Icon of the event Make the Connection
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Weston

Learn more about connecting with your baby in ways that make your baby feel loved and promote lanugage and learning. Meet other parents and find out about services in your community....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 21
Mon Apr 28
Mon May 05
Mon May 12
Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

Count your steps using a pedometer borrowed from the library. Get some motivation and get active.