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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 Safe Cycling 101 with Cycle Toronto
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn everything you need to know to about cycling in Toronto! Topics include: basic road rules and safe riding techniques, how to "size" and maintain your bike to prevent pain and injury, how to correctly wear a helmet, when...

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 May 25
Thu Jun 08
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 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

It's a fact-according to the Canadian Chiropractic Association, up to 85% of working Canadians will experience an episode of low back pain in their lifetime. And back pain results in one third of all lost time in the workpla...

Icon of the event School Readiness-Ontario Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 3-4) Children participate in small group learning experiences that support kindergarten expectations. Parents participate in workshops regarding healthy child development and school routines. Register in person or by ca...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Icon of the event Handle With Care-Ontario Early Years Centre
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Birth-15 months) This program uses activities, games and discussions that support the social and emotional well-being of children from birth to fifteen months old as well as their parents or caregivers. Register in person or...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Icon of the event Stress Relief Thru Meditation
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Cedarbrae

Connect your mind and body. Develop inner peace. Release your stress....

Icon of the event Yoga for Kids
Mon May 29, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us and learn all about the rich history and roots of Yoga. Discuss the principles and culture of Yoga, and its health benefits too! Then we'll practice a beginner's Yoga series and create our own Mantras....

Icon of the event At Home Alone by Toronto Public Health
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Jones

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely....