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Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Mon May 02, 2016 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Nordic Pole Walking is only 1 of 4 activities that can activate 90% of your body muscles in one exercise. You will hear about the benefits of why Nordic pole walking is the single most effective exercise and have the opportun...

Icon of the event Music Therapy and Aging
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Baycrest music therapist, Kiki Chang discusses the benefits of music therapy in the ageing process, with a focus on the role of the music therapist in long-term care. Information about how music therapy can assist both patie...

Icon of the event Walk Into Health
Wed Jun 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

This program will cover the physical and mental health benefits of frequent walking, proper walking posture and techniques, sustainable walking practices and routines, walking groups in the GTA and eight outdoor walking trail...

Icon of the event Living & Learning With Baby-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Come and meet other parents and talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe and community resources. Ages 6 weeks-6 months. Please contact the...


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Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event    CANCELLED:  Neil Pasricha
Tue May 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This event is cancelled. We hope to reschedule for later this spring....

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking Demonstration
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us to learn more about Nordic Pole Walking. Did you know that the exercise can be more effective than walking; incorporates more than 90% of body muscles with each stride; strengthens upper-body muscles; results in uprig...

Icon of the event Pedestrian Safety
Tue May 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Glennis Jones from Public Health, the Chronic Disease & Injury Preventive Program, will present to seniors what an unsafe pedestrian environment is, and what they can do to increase their personal safety. These include norma...

Icon of the event Healthy Eating for Seniors
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Cedarbrae Branch will be hosting a Healthy Eating workshop for seniors presented by Toronto Public Health. Participants will explore how to eat healthy based on Canada Food Guide. Simple recipes and tips for cooking for 1 or...

Icon of the event RUSH SEATS ONLY Tenth Annual June Callwood Lecture: Open Heart, Open Mind
Wed May 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Olympian Clara Hughes, Bell Canada's national spokesperson for the 'Let's Talk' campaign, and author of Open Heart, Open Mind shares her past struggles with depression and helps to break down the stigma associated with mental...

Icon of the event Pedestrian Safety
Wed Jun 08, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Toronto Public Health presents a seminar on pedestrian safety with information on how to stay safe while out and about on the streets....