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Icon of the event Keep Toronto Reading:  Survival Training
Fri Apr 25, 2014 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Inspired by our One Book commuity read, The Cellist of Sarajevo, we look at how people manage to survive in a city under siege. What skills would one need in order to survive? David Arama from WSC Survival School will teach y...

Icon of the event Seniors 101
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Seniors 101 is an information series with guest speakers discussing topics ranging from Arthritis to Vision Care and everything in between. Participants will receive help finding information and resources and will learn about...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 17
Thu May 08
Thu May 22
Thu Jun 05
Thu Jun 19
Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease, Part 2: The Journey Continues...
Mon Jun 23, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

A workshop focuses on how to respond to behaviours and changes in the brain as the Alzheimer?s Disease progresses. This session would be of interest to those who provide care and support for an elderly family member with Alzh...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease, Part 1: Oversview & Healthy Brain
Mon Jun 16, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

The Alzheimer Society of Toronto explains what this disease is, how it dramatically affects people?s lives. It also looks at what are the risks for developing Alzheimer?s disease, and ways to keep your brain healthy. Call 41...

Icon of the event Your Body on
Wed Jun 18, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

How do cancers develop? Will cancer ever be cured? Is cancer ?one? disease? How does our body fight back? Immunology Dept. from the University of Toronto discusses how the immune system interacts with cancerous cells and ho...

Icon of the event Understanding Your Care Options
Mon May 26, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Gary Hepworth, Chair of CARP Etobicoke, will review the available options and costs with respect to retirement homes, assisted living, long term care homes, day programs and public and private home care. Call 416-394-5270 or ...

Icon of the event Toronto Public Health - Dental Workshop
Wed Apr 23, 2014 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Malvern

Following our babytime session, an outreach worker from Toronto health will speak to parents/caregivers about infant oral health, hygiene and teething. Drop-in.

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
Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

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. Please bring water and wear comfy clothes. The sessions are...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 05
Mon Jun 16
Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

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