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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 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 Physical Activity Workshop
Mon Jul 24, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn about the benefits of daily physical activity, and the risks associated with sedentary behavior. Participate in fun activities and find out ways to stay fit and healthy on a budget! Taught by Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Food Skills Workshop
Mon Aug 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Toronto Public Health provides food skills as an opportunity to enhance nutrition knowledge with hands-on food preparation in a safe and supportive environment. The program provides participants with invaluable life skills a...

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 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 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 Jul 13
Thu Jul 27
Thu Sep 14
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 12
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 Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Come and meet other parents and talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, and much more. For parents/caregivers of infants aged six weeks to six months....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 29
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Icon of the event Brain Games for Adults
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Nurture your brain health and strengthen your critical thinking skills in a fun way by exploring a variety of brain games. Register in person at the branch or call 416-396-8850 to register. Helpful for adults & seniors.