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Icon of the event Run, Don't Walk: Exercise and Brain Health in Mid-life and Beyond
Wed Feb 07, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

The number one thing we can do to maintain and improve brain health and emotional well-being is to exercise. Come and learn how an active lifestyle is part of living smart today to age well tomorrow. Presented by Dr. Nasreen...

Icon of the event Games for Health - The Present and Potential Future of Healthcare
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Games and gamification have the potential to radically transform how healthcare is delivered in the 21st century. Just what they transform healthcare into remains to be seen. In this talk Dr. Steve Wilcox explores the burgeon...

Icon of the event Ball Workshop for Functional Mobility
Fri Jan 26, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join an instructor certified by the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA) to learn to how to use a small exercise ball to improve posture, upper-lower body strength, balance and flexibility. Participants will receive ...

Icon of the event Worry: Strategies for Understanding and Managing Your Anxious Thoughts
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Why do we worry and what is to be done about it? Everyone worries to some extent, but too much worry can lead to more problems. Join PhD student Kathleen Tallon to learn about where worry comes from, tips for noticing when it...

Icon of the event Baby Time & Living and Learning with Baby
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Alderwood

Join us for a story time for parents and babies 0 to 18 months and a 1 hour session with a nurse from Toronto Public Health who will discuss a different topic every week.Please register as space is limited....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 19
Thu Oct 26
Thu Nov 02
Icon of the event Project Animal Farm with Sonia Faruqi
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Agincourt

Sonia Faruqi, author of Project Animal Farm, will discuss the unprecedented journey behind her critically acclaimed book, in which she left a successful Wall Street career path to investigate animal farms around the world. He...

Icon of the event Improving Outcomes and Quality of Life for Children with Autism
Thu Nov 02, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

A child neurologist and clinician scientist at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Dr. Evdokia Anagnostou will talk about her research focused on improving outcomes and quality of life for children with autism spe...

Icon of the event Seniors' Issues Talks: Decisional Capacity
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Decisional capacity as it relates to powers of attorney, guardianship, late-life "predatory" marriages and potential financial abuse can be very confusing and an issue of great concern. WEL Partners: Kimberly A. Whaley, CS, T...

Icon of the event Community Yoga
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

One hour free community yoga class every second Tuesday from 6:30 -7:30.This class is designed for all levels beginner and advanced practitioners alike. All you need is a mat, water bottle. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 31
Tue Nov 14
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 12
Icon of the event Nordic Pole-Walking for Health and Wellness
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Find out about the most popular walking exercise in Europe...