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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 Maintain Your Independence: Learn how to prevent falls
Mon Jan 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

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....

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 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 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 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 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
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 Don't Have a Cow!  Vegetarian Eating Made Easy
Fri Jan 16, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Join us for a free, fun interactive workshop that discusses the benefits of eating less meat, and shows you how to introduce nutritious & delicious plant-based meals into your diet....

Icon of the event At Home Alone: Toronto Public Health Workshop
Sat Mar 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

A 2 hour workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. For 10-14 year old children with a parent. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Please register 416 393 7727