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Icon of the event Musicking, Science and Health: A Mental Tune-Up
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join Keith Loach in a program that will look at recent research in music and health, and share a few simple things that we can do to improve our quality of life....

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 Key Self-Care Strategies for Caregivers
Mon May 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Saskia Jennings is a dynamic and passionate Caregiver Coach, Consultant and Speaker with 10 years gained expertise in the Caregiver Service Industry. Her proven tools, techniques and educational courses have been developed ov...

Icon of the event The Science of Personal Dress
Tue May 09, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Ready to Revamp You and Your Wardrobe?...

Icon of the event Do You Want to Quit Smoking Cigarettes?
Thu May 25, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

At this workshop, participants will learn about:...

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 Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation allows participants to learn about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, the impact of changes to the brain, the progression of Alzheimer's disease, strategies to reduce risk factors, and how the Alzheime...

Icon of the event Forty Years of Supporting the Homeless, Those in Recovery, and Seniors
Wed Jul 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

LOFT programs target those in recovery from addictions and provide services to almost 5000 people in an area that stretches from Mississauga to Barrie, and east to Oshawa/Bowmanville/Campbellford. Toronto accounts for 80% of ...

Icon of the event Make the Connection: Caregivers and Infants
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Free nine-part parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with babies from birth to 12 months. Come with your baby and learn about: Parenting styles, making your baby feel loved, helping your child feel g...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 05
Mon Jun 12
Mon Jun 19
Mon Jun 26
Icon of the event Type 2 Diabetes Awareness & Prevention
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Type 2 diabetes is becoming more prevalent today. Get tips on the prevention and management of the Type 2 diabetes through physical activity and healthy eating. Presented in partnership with the Scarborough Centre for Healthy...