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Icon of the event Nordic Poling
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Leaside

Come to Leaside branch and join us for an informative session on Nordic Poling....

Icon of the event Enable Your Success:  Your One Word Philosophy for Life
Sat Aug 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Malvern

In an adaptation of Evan Carmichael's book, "Your One Word: The Powerful Secret to Creating a Business and Life that Matter," Coach Lily Ma will help you define your own personal motto: the ONE WORD that captures your sense ...

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 Jul 27
Thu Sep 14
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 26
Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 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 throu...

Icon of the event Coping with the Challenges of the Golden Years
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Evelyn Burns-Weinrib is a long-time Baycrest volunteer who has experienced severe depression. She will candidly discuss the losses which living until the senior years bring; and outline methods she has adopted to improve her...

Icon of the event Ovarian Cancer: Knowledge is Power
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Malvern

Ovarian cancer is often overlooked and underdiagnosed. Join us at this program designed to inform the public about the facts, risks, signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer....

Icon of the event Some Good News about Cognition and Aging
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Lynn Hasher presents the good news, based on the latest research findings, about aging and cognition. Aging is widely thought to bring on a range of cognitive problems to even the healthiest among us. Such views are eas...

Icon of the event The Secret to Cleaning Better, Faster and Loving Your Home Every Day
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Melissa Maker is beloved by fans all over the world for her completely re-engineered approach to cleaning. As the dynamic new authority on home and living, Melissa knows that to invest any of our precious time in cleaning, we...

Icon of the event Not Your Granddad's Weed: The Forensic Science of Cannabis
Wed Aug 02, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Leaside

Learn about the differences between cannabis and alcohol, the history of cannabis use, the various types of marijuana and its effects and risks. A lecture by Jim Wigmore, an internationally recognized forensic toxicologist. ...