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Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby for Dads
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

This is a FREE parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Meet other new parents and discuss parenthood. Topics covered: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, g...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 18
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Sat Dec 09
Icon of the event The Great Lakes and Blue Flag Beaches
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

The Great Lakes hold 20 per cent of the world's available surface freshwater and provide drinking water to 45 million Canadians and Americans. They are a place for connection and recreation, and are the centre of the world's ...

Icon of the event Genome Editing: Harnessing the Power of CRISPR
Mon Oct 30, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn more about CRISPR Genome Editing and how scientists use this revolutionary tool to "cut and paste" genes. Graduate students from the University of Toronto will explain how this type of gene editing works, its applicatio...

Icon of the event Coping with the Challenges of the Golden Years
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Evelyn Burns-Weinrib is a long-time Baycrest volunteer who has experienced severe depression. She will candidly discuss the losses which living until the senior years bring; and outline methods she has adopted to improve her...

Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

When we think about healthy lifestyle behaviours, in particular diet and exercise, we assume these are modern day prescriptions for living well. But truth is, in the Jewish tradition, the emphasis to care for our bodies throu...

Icon of the event The Transformative Power of Digital Technology and Its Impact on Health Care
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Dr. Edward M. Brown, CEO of the Ontario Telemedicine Network, explains how digital technology will connect family doctors and patients using the patients' own devices. It's a bold new future for primary care, improving access...

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 Aging and Immunity
Mon Sep 18, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us fight against infectious diseases. As we age this defence mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impair its ability to function properly. This presentati...

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 Sep 14
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 26
Thu Nov 09
Icon of the event Community Yoga with Mary
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

One hour community yoga class with Mary on the last Tuesday evening of the month for free. This class is designed for all levels beginner and advanced practitioners alike. All you need is a mat, water bottle. No registration ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 29
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 31
Tue Nov 28