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Icon of the event Meditation Hour
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Experience the peace and happiness of meditation. Join an instructor from Meditation Toronto for easy stress relieving stretches followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and a rejuvenating meditation session. You will leave ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event 'At Home Alone' Family Workshop
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health, with Toronto Public Library....

Icon of the event Finding Skin Care Products that Work
Wed May 04, 2016 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Chemist Louise Hidinger, PhD will discuss:...

Icon of the event Zen Mother: Being a Stress- Free Mom.
Mon May 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Alderwood

Special guest Monika Meulman of the Healing Muse Apothecary will share with us the importance of Zen mothering and the techniques to develop a stress- free relationship with your children as they grow. To register for this fr...

Icon of the event The Science and Controversies Underlying GMOs
Fri Jun 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Please join Dr. Rene Van Acker, professor and associate dean of the Ontario Agriculture College at the University of Guelph, for a discussion on Genetically Modified Organisms.

Icon of the event Early-onset Dementia:  The Experience of Family Caregivers
Thu May 05, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Baycrest social worker, Dr. Adriana Shnall, discusses the effects of developing a dementia under the age of 65 and its impact on the person and his/her family. This session will focus on different causes of dementia that affe...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 9:05 am - 5:05 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This course teaches teens how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Partici...

Icon of the event Snacks and Nutrition
Fri May 13, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join a Toronto Public Health nurse as she demonstrates simple and easy ways to prepare snacks that are both fun and nutritional for teens. Learn about healthy eating facts and myths, and how to get the recommended nutrition r...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

This course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive y...

Icon of the event Physical Solutions to Posture Problems, Tension and Stress
Thu May 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Susan Green, a certified teacher of the Mitzvah Technique, will demonstrate practical ways to develop and maintain a healthy, youthful posture. The Mitzvah Technique can be used to gently release tension, stress and strain w...