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Icon of the event Bacterial Nanomachines: The Key to Infection and Resistance
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Bacteria have sophisticated nanomachines to help them stick to various surfaces (including us!) and to exchange genetic material and molecules essential to their survival and spread. Professor Gerald Audette explains how thes...

Icon of the event How to Live Effectively with Osteoporosis
Fri Nov 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Do you have Osteoporosis, is your balance an issue or feel that your posture has changed? Senior personal trainer, Eric Daw, goes through some practical steps of how you can improve posture, balance, and increase bone densit...

Icon of the event Thriving on a Vegetarian Diet
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Locke

Registered Holistic Nutritionist Karen Gilman will give an informative presentation on vegetarianism. She will discuss plant-based diets, different types of vegetarian diets and health benefits of a vegetarian diet. No regi...

Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

When we think about healthy lifestyle behaviours, in particular diet and exercise, we assume these are modern day prescriptions for living well. But truth is, in the Jewish tradition, the emphasis to care for our bodies th...

Icon of the event Creativity in Caregiving
Wed Oct 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Locke

Incorporating Drama, Art and Imagination into your Relationship. This interactive workshop is intended for family caregivers of persons with dementia. Participants will learn how play, imagination and improvisation can bene...

Icon of the event Stress Relief through Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. This program is drop in and does not require registration. For more information call Barbara Frum Branch at 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 20
Thu Nov 03
Thu Nov 17
Thu Dec 01
Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Wed Oct 05, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs. Snacks are provided. Pres...

Icon of the event Make The Connection-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A free program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months. Learn more about connecting with your baby in ways that make your baby feel loved, and promote language and learning. Meet other new parents and find out about se...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Icon of the event The Right to Die
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

Author Gary Bauslaugh's book The Right to Die explores how the fight for assisted suicide was won in Canada by exploring the stories of the courageous Canadians who fought for the right to a dignified death. No registration r...