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Icon of the event Understanding Food Addiction with Dr. Vera Tarman MD.
Mon Jul 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Dr. Vera Tarman will discuss her latest book 'Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction' which focuses on the experiences of people coping with various forms of food addiction, and provides readers with practical informati...

Icon of the event Kindergarten Readiness-Ontario Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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:
Mon Jun 29
Mon Jul 06
Mon Jul 13
Mon Jul 20
Mon Jul 27
Icon of the event Falls Prevention Workshop
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Agincourt

In partnership with the CareFirst Seniors & Community Services Association, the Falls Prevention workshop is aimed at seniors 65+ who have fallen or are at risk of falling. Four types of exercises will covered including endu...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 25
Icon of the event Food, Snacks and Nutrition for Teens
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Join Toronto Public Health Nurse Megan Georgieff as she demonstrates simple and easy ways to prepare snacks and meals that are both fun and nutritional for teens. These hands-on workshops show you how to snack right, while ge...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 29
Icon of the event Moving Beyond the Resume
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Don Mills

Lauren Ferraro, BFA, MA, Speech, Dialect and Presentation Coach will show you how to lift your resume off the page, into your mouth and to deliver it in a clear, articulate fashion. A step by step guide to responding to the t...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Downsview

Want to improve your health, lift your spirits and boost your immune system? Even better,...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 04
Thu Jun 11
Icon of the event Fall Prevention, Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Seniors
Mon Jun 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Agincourt

Are you a senior looking for advice on fall prevention, healthy eating and physical activity?...

Icon of the event Living & Learning With Baby-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

(Ages 6 weeks-6 months) Come and meet other parents and talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe and community resources. Please contact th...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 08
Wed Jul 15
Wed Jul 22
Wed Jul 29
Wed Aug 05
Icon of the event Stress management through restorative meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two meditation methods will be taught and practiced: one using the breath and another accompanied by beautiful m...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 04
Thu Jun 11
Icon of the event Staying Balanced: How Seniors Can Improve Their Balance and Coordination
Wed Jun 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Learn tips and techniques from Eric Daw, Older Adult Specialist and personal trainer, on how to improve balance and coordination.