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Icon of the event Sushi Making Class
Tue Mar 10, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us for a fun, hands-on sushi-making class! Learn about the history of sushi before you draw out your Inner Sushi Chef by creating Makimonos. Take photos to send to your friends and family to prove your culinary genius! V...

Icon of the event Health Care in Ontario
Tue Feb 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Agincourt

Learn more about Health Care in Ontario. To register please phone LSP worker at 647-388-3762 or Agincourt Library at 416-396-8950.

Icon of the event Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer Disease
Mon Jan 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from the Alzheimer Society of Toronto for an information session outlining signs and symptoms, risk factors, current research, and programs and services available to individuals and caregivers of persons...

Icon of the event Stress management through restorative meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two meditation methods will be taught and practiced: one using the breath and another accompanied by beautiful m...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 19
Thu Mar 19
Thu Mar 26
Thu Apr 02
Icon of the event Fire Safety For Older Adults:
Thu Feb 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Our homes are where we should feel the safest, but in Ontario, adults 65 years and older are at higher risk of dying by fire than any other age group. Join us for a talk by a Toronto Fire Services representative to learn the ...

Icon of the event Posture Improvement with the Mitzvah Technique
Wed Mar 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Based on the body's innate ability to spring upward, this technique is a physical approach to improving posture and relieving stress and tension. It is a gentle and dynamic discipline learned through a series of practical exe...

Icon of the event Old Age Security & Guaranteed Income Supplements (In Mandarin)
Mon Jan 19, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Agincourt

What is Old Age Security and GIS? How does one apply? What other kinds of senior benefits are available? Bring all your questions and let the experts answer them. Information will be presented in Mandarin. For more informatio...

Icon of the event Chocolate Festival
Wed Feb 11, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Have you ever wanted to learn more about chocolate? Join Chocolate Tales for a creative, hands-on chocolate making workshop. You will learn the history of chocolate, tempering & shavings on marble slabs, molding, and experime...

Icon of the event Old Age Security & Guaranteed Income Supplements (in English)
Mon Jan 05, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Agincourt

What is Old Age Security and GIS? How does one apply? What other kinds of senior benefits are available? Bring all your questions and let the experts answer them. Information will be presented in English. For more information...

Icon of the event Tai Chi for Beginners
6:30 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Learn the basics of this ancient Chinese practice of movement.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 06
Tue Jan 13
Tue Jan 20
Tue Jan 27