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Icon of the event Commuting by Bike in All Weather Conditions
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

Make all-season cycling a breeze! Topics include: recommended "office-friendly" clothing for different cycling seasons, bicycle care and maintenance tips, route-planning and safe riding techniques to deal with different weath...

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 Sep 10
Thu Sep 24
Thu Oct 08
Thu Dec 10
Icon of the event Juicing Workshop
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Agincourt

Learn how to make their own fruit and vegetable juices! This workshop will teach you how to juice for optimal health, how to use the juicer, proper juice storage, the best fruits and vegetables for juicing and offer some reci...

Icon of the event Wellness for Newcomers in Mandarin
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Agincourt

Senior Workshop Series in Mandarin!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 15
Tue Nov 17
Icon of the event Memory and Aging
Tue Nov 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Susan Vandermorris, Ph.D., C. Psych. of Neuropsychology and Cognitive Health, Baycrest, will tell us about memory changes that occur with age. Topics include: how our brains support memory, different types of memory and how ...

Icon of the event Understanding Osteoporosis
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Did you know that Osteoporosis is a disease more common than heart attacks, strokes and breast cancer combined? Fractures from Osteoporosis are very common ailments. They could happen to anyone whose bones are weak, and it is...

Icon of the event Safer Living for People with Dementia
Tue Oct 13, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Agincourt

This workshop provides caregivers the tools to create a safe, supportive environment for a person with dementia. Participants will learn the importance of environment to a person living with dementia, and some home modificati...

Icon of the event At Home ALone
Sat Sep 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

A 2 hour workshop to help families prepare their 10 -14 old to be home alone safely. For child with a parent. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Please register. Note: Latecomers may not be able to be accomodated once we...

Icon of the event Breast, Cervical & Colorectal Cancer: What You Need to Know
Tue Sep 01, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Agincourt

Cancer is the leading cause of death in Canada, with rates continually on the rise for Canadians aged 50 and older. Find out how to improve your breast, cervical, and colorectal health at this free presentation offered by a T...