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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 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 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 May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 09
Icon of the event Embrace Your Right to Happiness
Thu May 04, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Richview

Facilitators Janice and Linda present a fun, interactive program which shows that "life doesn't happen to you, life happens for you", and that happiness is a choice. Participants will learn strategies to shift their awareness...

Icon of the event Stress Relief Thru Meditation
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

These classes consists of a relaxing meditation session and tension relieving stretches. Call the branch at 416-394-1040 to register....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 26
Icon of the event Healthy Child Screening Day-Ontario Early Years Centre
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 0-6 years old) This special event involves both dental and NutriSTEP screenings for children including a diabetes prevention screening for adults. Information is also provided regarding home service support, child care ...

Icon of the event Real Self-Care for Caregivers: Transform Guilt & Stress into Gratitude & Joy
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Are you feeling overwhelmed and stressed as a caregiver? Join Saskia Jennings? presentation about releasing stress and guilt and turning it into gratitude and joy. Learn to take care of yourself by prioritizing and balancing ...

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 Apr 13
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 11
Thu May 25
Thu Jun 08
Icon of the event Tea Time: Learn the Benefits of Tea for Your Health
Wed Apr 12, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for tea time with a health professional and fellow tea enthusiasts to learn about the history of tea and the health benefits on the mind, body, soul and spirit.

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...