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Icon of the event LSP: Self-Esteem Training
Wed Jul 19, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn everyday ways to build your confidence and self-esteem. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event Safe Effective Low Back and Core Exercises for People with Bad Backs
Mon Jul 10, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Personal trainer Lorne Opler will demonstrate exercises which are safe and effective for people with low back pain or those at risk for it....

Icon of the event Managing Pain & Living Well
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Aliza Weinrib will help you increase your understanding of pain and how it affects you. She will discuss actions and choices that can help you manage your pain and get examples of coping strategies that you can start usin...

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 Jun 08
Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Coping with Immigration Stress
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will provide useful information for newcomers about how migration to Canada can affect your stress, mental health, and wellness. Learn how to deal with culture-shock and racism, a...

Icon of the event The Healing Power of Music with Donald Quan
Mon Jun 05, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Donald Quan is a multi-instrumentalist, relaxation and world music composer, and owner of the ethnic music instrument store, Musideum. After suffering a near-death experience onstage, Donald began a long process of recovery t...

Icon of the event School Readiness-Ontario Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 3-4) Children participate in small group learning experiences that support kindergarten expectations. Parents participate in workshops regarding healthy child development and school routines. Register in person or by ca...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Icon of the event Parent Talk Support Group
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

For parents with children that have various disabilities. Discussions, strategic practices, coaching, communication approaches, goal setting and workshops identified by parents, all provided in a supportive environment. Pleas...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Icon of the event Handle With Care-Ontario Early Years Centre
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Birth-15 months) This program uses activities, games and discussions that support the social and emotional well-being of children from birth to fifteen months old as well as their parents or caregivers. Register in person or...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Icon of the event Bollywood Fusion Dance
Tue May 30, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come join us for an hour of fun and dance! Bollywood dance is a fun, energetic dance style used in the Indian film industry. With elements of Indian classical dance, bhangra, and various Western styles, Bollywood's high energ...