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Icon of the event Your Brain on Speed: How the Brain Responds to the Rush Hour of Life
Wed Jun 18, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Session 3: The Struggle to Juggle...

Icon of the event You May Be a Target, But Don't Be a Victim
Thu Jun 12, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Take a proactive approach to safety be learning about preventative measures and practices. Toronto Police will discuss "Personal Safety - Wherever You Are?; Toronto Fire Services looks at "What's Keeping You Safe in Your Bu...

Icon of the event Lyme Disease: A Southern Ontario Ticking Time Bomb
Wed Jun 11, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Speaker, journalist and Lyme sufferer Vanessa Farnsworth, author of Rain on a Distant Roof: A Personal Journey Through Lyme Disease in Canada, will talk about what is known and unknown about Lyme disease in humans and in natu...

Icon of the event Seniors and Health and Wellness- Nutrition
Thu Jun 05, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderwood

A Public Health nurse will discuss guidelines and tips on nutrition for older adults. For more information and to register for this free program please contact the Branch at 416-394-5310.

Icon of the event Seniors Health and Wellness- Physical Activity
Thu May 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderwood

A Public Health Nurse will discuss guidelines and tips on physical activity and movement to keep older adults active. For more information and to register for this free program please contact the Branch at 416-394-5310.

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 Stress management through restorative meditation
7:00 pm - 8:30 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 methods of meditation will be taught and practiced; one using the breath and another accompanied by beautifu...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 24
Thu May 08
Thu May 22
Thu Jun 05
Thu Jun 19
Icon of the event Fresh Start for Mind, Body and Home
Thu Apr 24, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Alderwood

Join local aromatherapist Monika Meulman of the Healing Muse as she demonstrates techniques to use to welcome spring and rejuvenate your mind and your home. For more information and to register for the program please contact ...

Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

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