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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 Type 2 Diabetes Awareness & Prevention
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Type 2 diabetes is becoming more prevalent today. Get tips on the prevention and management of the Type 2 diabetes through physical activity and healthy eating. Presented in partnership with the Scarborough Centre for Healthy...

Icon of the event Seniors Month: Fall Prevention
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Learn from a public health nurse about ways to prevent falls at home.

Icon of the event Seniors Month: Mnemonics
Sat Jun 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Mnemonics are simple memory-improving tools that help you connect every day, easy-to-remember items and ideas to information you want to remember. Later, by recalling these everyday items, you can also recall what you wanted ...

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 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 Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Icon of the event Bollywood Fusion Dance
Tue May 30, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come join us for an hour of fun and dance! Bollywood dance is a fun, energetic dance style used in the Indian film industry. With elements of Indian classical dance, bhangra, and various Western styles, Bollywood's high energ...

Icon of the event Make the Connection: Caregivers and Infants
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Free nine-part parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with babies from birth to 12 months. Come with your baby and learn about: Parenting styles, making your baby feel loved, helping your child feel g...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 05
Mon Jun 12
Mon Jun 19
Mon Jun 26
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 May 25
Thu Jun 08
Icon of the event Parent Talk Support Group
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

For parents with children that have various disabilities. Discussions, strategic practices, coaching, communication approaches, goal setting and workshops identified by parents, all provided in a supportive environment. Pleas...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 25
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08