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Icon of the event Gentle Chair Exercise
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Gentle movement for health and mobility. Movements target all joints from fingers to toes and help increase flexibility, strength and balance. Learn breathing techniques for relaxation. Class led by a Certified Senior Fitness...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 28
Fri Dec 05
Fri Dec 12
Icon of the event Posture Improvement with the Mitzvah Technique
Wed Mar 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Based on the body's innate ability to spring upward, this technique is a physical approach to improving posture and relieving stress and tension. It is a gentle and dynamic discipline learned through a series of practical exe...

Icon of the event Chocolate Festival
Wed Feb 11, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Have you ever wanted to learn more about chocolate? Join Chocolate Tales for a creative, hands-on chocolate making workshop. You will learn the history of chocolate, tempering & shavings on marble slabs, molding, and experime...

Icon of the event Living & Learning With Baby-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

(Ages 6 weeks-6 months) Come and meet other parents and talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe and community resources. Please contact th...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 25
Tue Dec 02
Icon of the event Tai Chi for Beginners
6:30 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Learn the basics of this ancient Chinese practice of movement.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 06
Tue Jan 13
Tue Jan 20
Tue Jan 27
Icon of the event Type 2 and Pre Diabetes
Tue Nov 25, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on type 2 and pre diabetes....

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too!
Tue Nov 25, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Davenport

Free program that helps parents better understand stress and children. Facilitated by a Toronto Public Health Nurse, this program will cover what is "stress" for your children, how stress affects your children, and how to hel...

Icon of the event Mental Health and Youth
Tue Jan 27, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Richview

Join in on the Richview Library initiative to end the stigma around mental health. We will chat about youth and mental health, resources available at the library and in the local communtiy for youth and how together, we can m...

Icon of the event Oral Health Workshop-Toronto Public Health
Tue Nov 25, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Barbara Frum

(Birth-6 years) This free workshop teachers parents how to help their children have healthy teeth and a happy smile. Topics include caring for babies? teeth and gums from birth, preventing tooth disease and finding low-cost o...

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 Feb 19
Thu Mar 19