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Icon of the event Neurodegenerative Diseases: A Presentation by Sci Chat
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Leaside

This presentation will provide an overview of Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease, the two most common neurodegenerative disorders. Topics include the biological bases of the diseases, symptons, and available treatmen...

Icon of the event Healthy Child Screening Day-Ontario Early Years Centre
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

This special event involves dental, nutrition and vision screenings for children. Information is also provided regarding home service support, child care services, early literacy activities and immunization. Please register b...

Icon of the event Community Yoga
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

One hour free community yoga class every second Tuesday from 6:30 -7:30.This class is designed for all levels beginner and advanced practitioners alike. All you need is a mat, water bottle. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 31
Tue Nov 14
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 12
Icon of the event The Great Lakes and Blue Flag Beaches
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

The Great Lakes hold 20 per cent of the world's available surface freshwater and provide drinking water to 45 million Canadians and Americans. They are a place for connection and recreation, and are the centre of the world's ...

Icon of the event Benjue Mindfulness Meditation
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Join us for a four week workshop in Benjue Meditation, a non-sectarian, systematic mindfulness meditation method. Benjue Meditation uses movement to generate self-awareness with great benefits in stress reduction, mental heal...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 24
Icon of the event The Robot Will See You Now: Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Experts in various fields will discuss the ethical use of artificial intelligence in medicine and the issues surrounding, privacy, accuracy, and accountability....

Icon of the event Stress Relief through Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. This program is drop in and does not require registration. For more information call Barbara Frum Branch at 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 26
Thu Nov 09
Thu Nov 23
Thu Dec 14
Icon of the event Coping with the Challenges of the Golden Years
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Evelyn Burns-Weinrib is a long-time Baycrest volunteer who has experienced severe depression. She will candidly discuss the losses which living until the senior years bring; and outline methods she has adopted to improve her...

Icon of the event How to Prevent and Manage High Blood Pressure Through Nutrition
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

Learn about healthy eating. Learn how to read food labels and what they really tell you. Find out about the DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension). A workshop by Toronto Public Health and The Four Villages Com...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop: 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Thu Nov 02, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to stay home alone safely. Develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs....