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Icon of the event Meditation Hour
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 a rejuvenating meditation session. You will leave ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 15
Sat Nov 26
Sat Dec 10
Icon of the event iNavigate
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Downsview

A workshop to educate seniors about road safety. Presented by The Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Bacterial Nanomachines: The Key to Infection and Resistance
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Bacteria have sophisticated nanomachines to help them stick to various surfaces (including us!) and to exchange genetic material and molecules essential to their survival and spread. Professor Gerald Audette explains how thes...

Icon of the event Falls prevention
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Downsview

This workshop will discuss how to maintain safe environment to prevent falls at home. Presented by The Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Healthy Eating For Seniors
Tue Nov 01, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Downsview

Workshop will focus on key messages from Canada's food guide. Presented by The Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Nordic Pole Walking (NPW) is a highly effective low-impact aerobic activity that combines the ease of walking and the benefits of an upper body strength training workout using lightweight walking poles. The activity is very e...

Icon of the event Physical Activity For Seniors
Tue Nov 08, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Downsview

Canadian Physical Activity guidelines and community resources to improve physical activity will be discussed. Presented by The Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 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 th...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Nov 26, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Get your babysitting certification on Saturday November 26th, 9am - 5pm! Back by popular demand with our amazing trainer Maureen. This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers in...

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: New Toronto

This is a free parenting program offered by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics covered during the program are: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, ca...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25