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Icon of the event At Home Alone Workshop
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

This free two-hour workshop helps families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely by:...

Icon of the event The Healing Power of Music with Donald Quan
Mon Jun 05, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Donald Quan is a multi-instrumentalist, relaxation and world music composer, and owner of the ethnic music instrument store, Musideum. After suffering a near-death experience onstage, Donald began a long process of recovery t...

Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Coping with Immigration Stress
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will provide useful information for newcomers about how migration to Canada can affect your stress, mental health, and wellness. Learn how to deal with culture-shock and racism, a...

Icon of the event Toronto Fire Services Presentation: Fire Safety
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Learn how to check your home for fire hazards. Know exactly what to do and where to go if there is a fire. Prepare and practice a home escape plan with everyone in your household.

Icon of the event Fire and Fall Prevention for Older Adults
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Morningside

Are you 65 or older and want to learn valuable safety tips?...

Icon of the event Learn how to be Sun Safe!
Tue Jun 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Many of us enjoy spending time outside when the weather gets warmer. However, the sun can be damaging. We all need protection, but children are at a higher risk for overexposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) compared to ad...

Icon of the event Managing Pain & Living Well
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Aliza Weinrib will help you increase your understanding of pain and how it affects you. She will discuss actions and choices that can help you manage your pain and get examples of coping strategies that you can start usin...

Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 23
Icon of the event LSP: Self-Esteem Training
Wed Jul 19, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn everyday ways to build your confidence and self-esteem. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event Storytelling Through Yoga for Teens
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Bolly Yoga is all about connection and community. It incorporates indo-contemporary dance (a blend of Indian classical dance and contemporary dance), classic Bollywood tunes, live music, story-telling and yoga. In this dance ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 19