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Icon of the event Change is the Rule of Life
Mon May 25, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Documentary producer Ken Stern screens “Change is the Rule of Life”, a short film which portrays the life transitions older adults face when living independently become more challenging. A panel discussion follows with repres...

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Tue May 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

When Francesca Cavaliere's son committed suicide, she wrote a book and became a speaker to bring awareness to and increase acceptance of mental health issues, to help comfort families who have suffered this tragic loss, and t...

Icon of the event Food, Snacks, and Nutrition for Teens
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Join Toronto Public Health Nurse, Megan Georgieff, as she demonstrates simple and easy ways to prepare snacks and meals that are both fun and nutritional for teens. These hands-on workshops will show you how to snack right, w...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 08
Fri May 22
Fri May 29
Icon of the event Say Om - Yoga and Meditation
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Join us for this yoga and meditation series during Mental Health Awareness Month. Let Pamela help you to release your tension and worries. Location: Barbara Frum Library, Room B. For more information and to register, visit in...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 06
Wed May 13
Wed May 20
Wed May 27
Icon of the event Arthritis and Autoimmunity
Wed May 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eatonville

University of Toronto researchers from the Dept. of Immunology introduce our immune systems, and explain how they can sometimes over-reacts and cause autoimmunity and other serious problems such as arthritis. Call 416-394-527...

Icon of the event At Home Alone
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Pape/Danforth

A 2 hour workshop to help families prepare their 10 -14 year old to be home alone safely.Presented by Toronto Public Health. Choose between one of two dates: Sat May 2 or Sat June 6....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 02
Icon of the event Air quality health index, UV index, and sun safety
Tue Apr 21, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

This information session will help you to prevent and lower your risk of skin cancer by learning about sun safety, the air quality health index, and the UV index. You will learn how to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle...

Icon of the event Restoring Balance
Mon Apr 20, 2015 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Eatonville

Physiotherapist Paul Godlewski discusses dizziness, vertigo and falls, their causes and solutions. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.

Icon of the event Vitamins - To Take or Not To Take?
Thu Apr 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Eatonville

Should I be taking vitamins? If so, which ones? How much? Does it matter which brand I buy? In this seminar Dr. Adrian Nasager will answer questions regarding supplementation with vitamins in a question and answer format. Ca...

Icon of the event Increase Your Internal Resistance to Stress
Wed Apr 15, 2015 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

Repetitive negative stress in the primary cause of illness and sickness today. Our modern contemporary lifestyles are much more stressful today than they were 20, 30 years ago. Learn effective strategies for both reducing ne...