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Icon of the event Chocolate Festival
Wed Feb 11, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Have you ever wanted to learn more about chocolate? Join Chocolate Tales for a creative, hands-on chocolate making workshop. You will learn the history of chocolate, tempering & shavings on marble slabs, molding, and experime...

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 Feb 19
Thu Mar 19
Thu Mar 26
Thu Apr 02
Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Mar 21, 2015 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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 Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer Disease
Mon Jan 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from the Alzheimer Society of Toronto for an information session outlining signs and symptoms, risk factors, current research, and programs and services available to individuals and caregivers of persons...

Icon of the event Decluttering Your Space and Mind
Fri Feb 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Learn to overcome being overwhelmed by clutter so you can work effectively. Stephen Ilott, an experienced professional organizer, for "Decluttering Your Mind and Spaces" will show you how to clear your mind and will give you ...

Icon of the event Sushi Making Class
Tue Mar 10, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us for a fun, hands-on sushi-making class! Learn about the history of sushi before you draw out your Inner Sushi Chef by creating Makimonos. Take photos to send to your friends and family to prove your culinary genius! V...

Icon of the event Fire Safety For Older Adults:
Thu Feb 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Our homes are where we should feel the safest, but in Ontario, adults 65 years and older are at higher risk of dying by fire than any other age group. Join us for a talk by a Toronto Fire Services representative to learn the ...

Icon of the event Tai Chi for Beginners
6:30 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Learn the basics of this ancient Chinese practice of movement.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 06
Tue Jan 13
Tue Jan 20
Tue Jan 27
Icon of the event Teen Cooking Club
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Downsview

Are you interested in developing skills in food preparation? Would you like to learn about healthy eating? Join us for The Cooking Club as an expert from Toronto Public Health shows us how to experience food with all five sen...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 18
Icon of the event Old Age Security & Guaranteed Income Supplements (in English)
Mon Jan 05, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Agincourt

What is Old Age Security and GIS? How does one apply? What other kinds of senior benefits are available? Bring all your questions and let the experts answer them. Information will be presented in English. For more information...