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Icon of the event Fire and Falls Prevention for Older Adults
Wed Jun 28, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Sanderson

Toronto Fire Services will present a talk at the Sanderson Library on how to stay safe in your home. Topics covered in the talk will be how to prevent a fire from happening to you, the placement and need to smoke and CO alarm...

Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

When we think about healthy lifestyle behaviours, in particular diet and exercise, we assume these are modern day prescriptions for living well. But truth is, in the Jewish tradition, the emphasis to care for our bodies throu...

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 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 Safe Effective Low Back and Core Exercises for People with Bad Backs
Mon Jul 10, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Personal trainer Lorne Opler will demonstrate exercises which are safe and effective for people with low back pain or those at risk for it....

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 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
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 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 Storytelling Through Dance for Adults
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Limitless Productions will present a series of Bolly Yoga workshops and performances that create and build community through healing artistic practices, Bolly Yoga is all about connection and community. It incorporates indo-c...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 19