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Icon of the event Healthy Living For Older Adults: Keep Active And Maintain Your Independence
Fri Jun 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Join a representative from Toronto Health for a talk about how physical activity can help to keep muscles and bones strong, improve posture and maintain balance. Discover the emotional and social benefits of keeping active in...

Icon of the event Green 13 Monthly Film Screening: THE EDIBLE CITY
Tue May 13, 2014 | 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Annette Street

Green 13's monthly film screening and discussion - THE EDIBLE CITY....

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre @ Annette Street Library
10:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

Parents and caregivers can bring their children to the Junction Family Resource Centre program here at Annette Street Library for:...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 28
Mon May 05
Mon May 12
Mon May 26
Mon Jun 02
Icon of the event Healthy Aging: Lifestyle Matters!
Tue Jun 17, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Annette Street

Aging can no longer be equated with inescapable decline and disease....

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease, Part 2: The Journey Continues...
Mon Jun 23, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

A workshop focuses on how to respond to behaviours and changes in the brain as the Alzheimer?s Disease progresses. This session would be of interest to those who provide care and support for an elderly family member with Alzh...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease, Part 1: Oversview & Healthy Brain
Mon Jun 16, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

The Alzheimer Society of Toronto explains what this disease is, how it dramatically affects people?s lives. It also looks at what are the risks for developing Alzheimer?s disease, and ways to keep your brain healthy. Call 41...

Icon of the event 'At Home Alone' Family Workshop
Wed Jun 11, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health, with Toronto Public Library....

Icon of the event Your Body on
Wed Jun 18, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

How do cancers develop? Will cancer ever be cured? Is cancer ?one? disease? How does our body fight back? Immunology Dept. from the University of Toronto discusses how the immune system interacts with cancerous cells and ho...

Icon of the event Understanding Your Care Options
Mon May 26, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Gary Hepworth, Chair of CARP Etobicoke, will review the available options and costs with respect to retirement homes, assisted living, long term care homes, day programs and public and private home care. Call 416-394-5270 or ...

Icon of the event Stress Management Through Restorative Meditation
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Agincourt

This class includes meditation and stress-relieving exercises mixed with controlled breathing, while listening to relaxing music. Participants are required to bring their own yoga mats or towels. Register in person, or call 4...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 07
Sat Jun 21
Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

Count your steps using a pedometer borrowed from the library. Get some motivation and get active.