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Icon of the event Awaken to Your Exquisite Life Now
Tue Sep 19, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Richview

In a fun interactive and supportive environment you will learn strategies on how to receive and open up to the infinite abundance in the universe, practice basic meditation principles to help you connect to your joy, understa...

Icon of the event LSP: Self-Esteem Training
Wed Jul 19, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn everyday ways to build your confidence and self-esteem. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

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

Personal trainer Lorne Opler will demonstrate exercises which are safe and effective for people with low back pain or those at risk for it....

Icon of the event Managing Pain & Living Well
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Aliza Weinrib will help you increase your understanding of pain and how it affects you. She will discuss actions and choices that can help you manage your pain and get examples of coping strategies that you can start usin...

Icon of the event Fire and Life Safety
Tue Jun 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Toronto Fire Services will provide tips on fire prevention and outline fire safety strategies. To register or for more information please visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Aging and Chronic Illness: What role does environment play? CANCELLED
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Dr. John Molot will discuss the environmental links between chronic illness and aging. No registration required....

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 easy steps to independence
Sat Jun 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children will develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet each family's uniqu...

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 Jun 08
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 The Healing Power of Music with Donald Quan
Mon Jun 05, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Donald Quan is a multi-instrumentalist, relaxation and world music composer, and owner of the ethnic music instrument store, Musideum. After suffering a near-death experience onstage, Donald began a long process of recovery t...