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Icon of the event Increase Your Internal Resistance to Stress
Wed Apr 15, 2015 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

Repetitive negative stress in the primary cause of illness and sickness today. Our modern contemporary lifestyles are much more stressful today than they were 20, 30 years ago. Learn effective strategies for both reducing ne...

Icon of the event Mental Health 101
Thu Apr 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by Reconnect Mental Health services, this information session will review the current mental health system and where we have come from. An overview of mental illnesses and treatments will be described as well as su...

Icon of the event Vitamins - To Take or Not To Take?
Thu Apr 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Eatonville

Should I be taking vitamins? If so, which ones? How much? Does it matter which brand I buy? In this seminar Dr. Adrian Nasager will answer questions regarding supplementation with vitamins in a question and answer format. Ca...

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 Apr 02
Thu Apr 23
Thu Jun 04
Thu Jun 11
Icon of the event Advance Care Planning
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Plan ahead. Decide on the medical care you would prefer to either receive or not receive. If your state of health changes suddenly, you might not be able to decide for yourself. Leave a plan for your family to follow so as to...

Icon of the event Restoring Balance
Mon Apr 20, 2015 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Eatonville

Physiotherapist Paul Godlewski discusses dizziness, vertigo and falls, their causes and solutions. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.

Icon of the event You Gotta' Go: Bladder Health and You
Mon Jun 22, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by the Nurse Continence Advisor of Trillium Health Partners, this seminar discusses bladder problems, incontinence, treatment and management options. Question and answer session follows. Call 416-394-5270 or emailea...

Icon of the event What's in an Outbreak? - An Overview of Ebola and Infectious Disease
Wed Apr 01, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eatonville

Amidst the media panic on the current Ebola outbreak in western Africa, University of Toronto researchers from the Dept. of Immunology want to clear up some of the misconceptions surrounding the virus. The focus will be on Eb...

Icon of the event Say Om - Yoga and Meditation
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Join us for this yoga and meditation series during Mental Health Awareness Month. Let Pamela help you to release your tension and worries. Location: Barbara Frum Library, Room B. For more information and to register, visit in...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 06
Wed May 13
Wed May 20
Wed May 27
Icon of the event QiGong - Learn the
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Join the QiGong Master, Johnny Cheung as he takes you thru' his Eight Steps which are simple to learn and economical. Once you learn the steps, you could practice them anywhere and anytime. The benefits of practising QiGong i...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 22
Fri May 29
Fri Jun 05
Fri Jun 12
Fri Jun 19