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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 Learn how to be Sun Safe!
Tue Jun 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Many of us enjoy spending time outside when the weather gets warmer. However, the sun can be damaging. We all need protection, but children are at a higher risk for overexposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) compared to ad...

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Tue May 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Richview

Osteoporosis Canada presents Speaking of Bones, an educational presentation about building and maintaining healthy bones, including nutrition, exercise, diagnosis and risk assessment, and drug treatments for osteoporosis. Jo...

Icon of the event Urban Agriculture and Pollinator-Friendly Gardening
Sat May 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Pollinators - bees, butterflies and more - play an essential role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem. Did you know that they are responsible for pollinating over 30% of the foods we eat? In this session, you'll get informatio...

Icon of the event Local Food - Good for Our Health and The Environment
Tue May 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Local food is gaining in popularity. You could even say that it's a rapidly growing movement in Toronto (pun intended)! In this session, attendees will find a variety of resources designed to help them enjoy more local food ...

Icon of the event Walking to School: Pedestrian Safety
Tue May 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Walking or cycling to get to and from school has long been known to be an important source of physical activity for children. However, many of today's parents drive their children to school because they think that it is safe...

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 Toddler Time-Ontario Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(15-30 months) This program is designed for toddlers to get involved in exploratory play activities including information regarding the toddler's growth and development. Participants will also receive information on ways to d...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
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 27
Thu May 11
Thu May 25
Thu Jun 08