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Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop
Thu Nov 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: New Toronto

Toronto Public Health presents a fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Parents must accompany their children. Register for this free program in person or by calling 416-394...

Icon of the event Low Back Exercises: The McGill Method for Safe, Effective Back Rehab
Sat Nov 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Up to 80 percent of working Canadians will experience an episode of low back pain their lifetime and some back injuries may be caused by doing the wrong exercises in the gym. So how can you be sure which exercises are safe an...

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Nordic Pole Walking is the most effective low-impact physical activity, with proven benefits for fitness, therapy and rehabilitation. Come to learn the benefits of Nordic Pole Walking and to have a free trial. No skills or ...

Icon of the event Exercise and Mental Health
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

With one in five Canadians experiencing a mental health episode in their lives, exercise has been shown to be one of the most effective ways to improve one's mental wellbeing. Lorne Opler, instructor of Fitness and Health Pro...

Icon of the event CANCELLED - Health and Well-Being: Managing Stress
Fri Sep 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Stress is a normal part of everyday life. Learn about the signs and symptoms of stress and positive ways to cope with stress. Presented by Toronto Public Health.

Icon of the event Uncovering the Mystic World of Dreams
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Annette Street

Dreams are sacred scripts directing us towards greater clarity, purpose and self-awareness. Until a few centuries ago, dreams were highly regarded, but, as shifts occurred towards rational thought and technology the wisdom of...

Icon of the event Weesleep - The Baby Sleep Seminar
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Location: Annette Street

Does your baby take short naps? Is your baby up numerous times a night? Does your child need to be rocked, held or driven around to sleep? Does your child need a soother to sleep?...

Icon of the event Falls Prevention
Fri Oct 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Stop a fall before it happens. 1 in 3 older adults will fall every year. Join us to learn how you can prevent falls from happening to you or a significant other. Presented by Toronto Public Health.

Icon of the event Chronic Pain Management Workshop
Tue Sep 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

There are many ways to fight arthritis pain, The Chronic Pain Management Workshop is a two-hour course that gives you the tools to help control the pain of your disease. You will learn about the sources of arthritis pain and ...

Icon of the event Green Doors Open House with Green 13
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Journey to the Future: A Better World is Possible...