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Icon of the event Housing Assistance
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Need assistance with finding affordable housing and avoiding eviction? An expert from the Housing Help Centre will provide one-on-one sessions to assist homeowners and tenants with their needs. Co-Sponsored with the Housing H...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 27
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 11
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 Fire & Falls Prevention for Older Adults
Wed Sep 06, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Toronto Fire Services presentation to help you learn to stay safe in your home. Topics include *preventing a fire *placement of smoke and CO alarms *fire safety in high-rise buildings *causes of home fires *calling for help ...

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

One hour community yoga class with Mary on the last Tuesday evening of the month for free. This class is designed for all levels beginner and advanced practitioners alike. All you need is a mat, water bottle. No registration ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 27
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 29
Tue Sep 26
Icon of the event Aging and Immunity
Mon Sep 18, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us fight against infectious diseases. As we age this defence mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impair its ability to function properly. This presentati...

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 Lifted by Purpose
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Bring your playlist and join us for lifted Thursdays. Share your stories about how music has been a force for change, stress management and inspiration in your life. Drop-in. For youth 13 - 24


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 22
Icon of the event Not Your Granddad's Weed: The Forensic Science of Cannabis
Wed Aug 02, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Leaside

Learn about the differences between cannabis and alcohol, the history of cannabis use, the various types of marijuana and its effects and risks. A lecture by Jim Wigmore, an internationally recognized forensic toxicologist. ...

Icon of the event Toxins in Everyday Products
Tue Oct 03, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Did you know that of the tens of thousands of chemicals used in consumer products, only a small proportion have actually been tested for safety?...

Icon of the event Brain Health and Dementia
Wed Sep 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Leaside

What can you do to keep your brain healthy? Learn how to be good to your brain. A presentation by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto....