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Icon of the event Vaccines Revealed: How Are They Made and How Do They Work?
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Vaccination is an integral part of modern healthcare but many people are still suspicious about the effectiveness of vaccines and worried about the side effects that they may incur....

Icon of the event Safe Seniors 2016 Calendar Launch
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Join the BASSIC partnership in celebrating the launch of the 2016 Safe Seniors Calendar. BASSIC, a partnership of GTA service providers committed to improving the quality of life for seniors by raising awareness of safety is...

Icon of the event Willpower - The Force That Shapes Us
Tue Jul 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Are you striving for a meaningful change in your life, but do not know how to bring it about? Are you committed to achieving your goal, but do not know what is holding you back? Have you been frustrated by your inability to o...

Icon of the event Boomers and Seniors Group Meet Up: Chair Yoga
Thu Jul 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Yoga offers many benefits, from reduced stress to improved strength and flexibility. Come and learn a gentle style of yoga that you can do from a seated position....

Icon of the event Juicing Workshop from the Kitchen Library
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

Make your own fruit and vegetable juices. Learn how to juice for optimal health, how to use the juicer, proper juice storage and the best fruits and vegetables for juicing. Juicer, fruit and veggies, and recipes supplied b...

Icon of the event The Local Dish
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join the City of Toronto's Live Green Toronto team to explore the wonders of cooking, eating & growing local food. Learn about the City's new campaign - The Local Dish - and discover how you can find fantastic new recipes fea...

Icon of the event Simplify Moving to A Simpler Lifestyle
Tue Sep 22, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Runnymede

Have you recently downsized or are you thinking about moving to a simpler lifestyle, and are overwhelmed by all the decisions that need to be made? Come learn about the traps to avoid and the questions you need to ask BEFORE,...

Icon of the event Out of Mind, Out of Sight
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

What happens to people who suffer from mental illness and commit violent crimes? Where do they go? How are they treated?...

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too: A Workshop for Parents
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Do you have children 4 to 9 years old? How does stress affect them? Find out in this free workshop facilitated by a Toronto Public Health nurse. This three-session program will help parents learn effective ways to support the...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 05
Wed Aug 12
Wed Aug 19
Icon of the event Dehydrate your own healthy treats:  the Kitchen Library
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

Learn how to use a dehydrator to make portable,easy to store snacks. Find out what foods can be dehydrated easily, how to use the dehydrator and get recipes to try at home. Participants will use the dehydrator and leave with ...