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Icon of the event At Home Alone Workshop
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

This free two-hour workshop helps families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely by:...

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

This is a FREE parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 29
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
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

It's a fact-according to the Canadian Chiropractic Association, up to 85% of working Canadians will experience an episode of low back pain in their lifetime. And back pain results in one third of all lost time in the workpla...

Icon of the event Toddler Time-Ontario Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(15-30 months) This program is designed for toddlers to get involved in exploratory play activities including information regarding the toddler's growth and development. Participants will also receive information on ways to d...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Icon of the event Fitness 4 Youth: Youth Dance and Mentorship Group for Girls!
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Learn, collaborate & create different styles of dance with fitness instructor Shyanne Spilchen. Participate in meaningful discussions on topics such as leadership, professional development, motivation, relationship, business ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 23
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Icon of the event Helping You Achieve Shelf Control
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Spring is around the corner which meansÂ…Time for Spring Cleaning!...

Icon of the event Your Brain on Exercise: How Physical Activity Can Improve Your Mental Health
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

With one in five Canadians experiencing a mental health episode in their lives, exercise has been shown to be one of the most effective ways to improve one's mental wellbeing. This presentation will explore how the brain resp...

Icon of the event Mitzvah Technique
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Healthy postural body usage is introduced through gentle chair exercises involving sitting, standing, and walking. The Mitzvah Technique can be readily applied to all your daily activities, from sitting at the computer to mo...

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 Why It Is Tougher to Prevent Obesity Now than It Was for Your Parents?
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Kuk will present data on how eating and exercising the same as your parents did will lead to higher body weights now than 20 years ago. She will explore some of the culprits that are responsible for the rising rates of ob...