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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 DIY All-Natural Beauty Care
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Get ready for the heat and humidity of the summer season by indulging yourself with some all-natural DIY beauty treatments. Participants will work together in creating their own take home products. All supplies will be provid...

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 Diabetes Prevention Workshop with Toronto Public Health
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Diabetes is a serious chronic disease that affects many people in Toronto and around the world. Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed. In partnership with Toronto Public Health, this workshop will cover what diabetes i...

Icon of the event Deafblind Awareness Human Library
Mon Jun 19, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Locke

June is Deafblind Awareness Month and the CNIB is spreading the word through this human library initiative. Come in and "check out" a person the same way you would a book and talk one-on-one with someone who is Deafblind. Lea...

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 Yoga for Kids
Mon May 29, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us and learn all about the rich history and roots of Yoga. Discuss the principles and culture of Yoga, and its health benefits too! Then we'll practice a beginner's Yoga series and create our own Mantras....

Icon of the event Stress Relief Thru Meditation
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Cedarbrae

Connect your mind and body. Develop inner peace. Release your stress....

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 Seniors Month: Fall Prevention
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Learn from a public health nurse about ways to prevent falls at home.