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Icon of the event Immunology and Autoimmunity
Tue Feb 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

University of Toronto researchers from the Dept. of Immunology will provide an introduction to the field of immunology, including how the immune system over-reacts in autoimmunity using arthritis and lupus as examples....

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 Need to Know? Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
Thu Feb 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A basic overview of trusted websites and library databases to help you learn about complementary and alternative medicine. To register call, 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Connect With Your True Self: An Introduction to Meditation
Thu Jan 29, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Margaret May, Director of Shambhala Meditation Centre of Toronto, will discuss the value of meditation in everyday life, and provide meditation instruction that you can then use at home....

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 Change is the Rule of Life
Fri Jan 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Documentary producer Ken Stern screens "Change is the Rule of Life", which portrays the life transitions that older adults face when living independently becomes more challenging. A panel discussion follows with service organ...

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

Meditation Toronto provides free stress management through restorative meditation. Includes 20 minutes of meditation and 40 minutes of stress relieving exercises. Bring your own mat or towel. Register by calling 416-394-1040 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 19
Mon Feb 23
Icon of the event Locating Reliable Health Information on the Internet
Thu Jan 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to tell if the health information you find on the Internet is reliable. See which websites our health librarians recommend. To register, call 416-393-7209.

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 Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Dec 20, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn to meet the challenges of babysitting and develop skills to cope with common emergencies, prevent injuries and keep children safe. Fee is $60 per student (includes manual), to be paid to instructor by Visa, Mastercard, ...