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Icon of the event Climate and Clean Economy
Thu May 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

The climate crisis is the greatest threat facing humanity. Extreme weather events are increasing in severity and frequency. Our planet is heating up because of human-caused carbon pollution, and it's putting our water, food a...

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101 with Cycle Toronto
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

In honour of Bike month, join us at the library to learn everything you need to know to cycle in Toronto!...

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Thu May 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Nordic Pole Walking is the post popular walking exercise in Europe and incorporates more than 90% of the body's muscles with each stride. Join Greg Bellamy, co-founder of Nordixx Canada, to learn about this emerging form of e...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

This course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive y...

Icon of the event North York Elder Abuse Network
Fri Jun 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join the North York Elder Abuse Network on a presentation on how to keep yourself safe in the community!The North York Elder Abuse Network will also provide community education for you to take away with you. Refreshments will...

Icon of the event Stress Relief Through Meditation
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Experience the peace and happiness of meditation. Join an instructor from Meditation Toronto for easy stress relieving stretches followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. You will leave fe...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 24
Icon of the event WIRED: Stress, Media, and the Social Life in the Digital Age
Fri May 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Dr. Nasreen Khatri, a registered clinical psychologist, gerontologist and neuroscientist to learn about the brain's response to social media and learn tips on how to navigate the digital landscape to remain socially conn...

Icon of the event Ageing and Immunity
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...