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Icon of the event Make the Connections
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Free parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with babies from birth to 12 months, & will learn about: Parenting styles, making your baby feel loved, helping your child feel good about him/herself, sayi...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03
Icon of the event Storytelling Through Spoken Word for Teens
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Spoken Word is using our voice to tell our stories - in a creative and expressive way! Spoken Word is using creative poetry with our voice! Teens can expect to gain confidence through active story-telling and public speaking!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 07
Tue Nov 14
Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Free parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics covered: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping y...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 14
Thu Sep 21
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Icon of the event Storytelling Through Yoga for Teens
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Using breath work and fun movement, teens will learn yoga techniques to tell stories. Also introducing Bolly Yoga - dance yoga form to relieve stress! Expect fun, creativity, live music and a whole lot of healing and letting ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Icon of the event The Secret to Cleaning Better, Faster and Loving Your Home Every Day
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Melissa Maker is beloved by fans all over the world for her completely re-engineered approach to cleaning. As the dynamic new authority on home and living, Melissa knows that to invest any of our precious time in cleaning, we...

Icon of the event Seniors Information Fair and Open House at Maria A. Shchuka
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Calling all seniors and caregivers! This is an opportunity to meet with agencies in your community that offer services to seniors. Learn about health services, community safety, social & recreational programs, home care, sett...

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

Dance has no limits! Teens can expect to learn fun dance techniques that focus on expression, story-telling and performance! No previous dance experience needed!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Icon of the event How to Maximize Your Brain Health
Tue Oct 24, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Angela Troyer discusses the science behind brain health, and how to maximize brain health by adopting healthier lifestyle habits. Most people in their 50s, 60s and beyond notice changes in how well they learn and remembe...

Icon of the event Chair Yoga - more dates added!
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Chair yoga also known as seated yoga, is an ideal exercise program for seniors. Chair Yoga addresses the whole body in a single routine with the main areas of development being balance, flexibility and strength. This is more ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 02
Wed Aug 09
Wed Aug 16
Icon of the event Some Good News about Cognition and Aging
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Lynn Hasher presents the good news, based on the latest research findings, about aging and cognition. Aging is widely thought to bring on a range of cognitive problems to even the healthiest among us. Such views are eas...