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Icon of the event Seniors Discovery Fair
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

This free event is a great chance to learn more about the services that are offered for older adults and seniors in Toronto. Come and speak with representatives from organizations such as Alzheimer's Society, Community Care A...

Icon of the event Healthy Cognitive Aging
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Ryerson Professor Alexandra Fiocco will discuss the predictors and prevention of cognitive decline, (decline in memory and thinking abilities). PhD student Katie Peck will discuss the effect of music on brain health.

Icon of the event Promoting Resilience in Children
Tue Jul 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Burrows Hall

Help your kids be the best they can be. A public nurse will discuss building their strengths, helping to deal with changes in life and much more. To register, visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event iNavigait: Be A Safe Pedestrian
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North York Central Library

Cross the street as if your life depends on it!...

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Meditation Toronto provides free stress management through restorative meditation. Includes 20 minutes of meditation and 40 minutes of stress relieving exercises. Bring your own mat or towel. Register by calling 416-394-1040 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 22
Icon of the event Easy Ways to Get Active
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North York Central Library

Join us to learn about the benefits of outdoor activity, tips on staying fit?as well as new and different ideas for enjoying exercising outdoors. Presented by Bernard Betel Centre staff....

Icon of the event Supporting Persons with Dementia & Responding to Behaviours
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eatonville

This 2-hour interactive workshop by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto for caregivers of persons with dementia explores a range of topics, including understanding behaviours, strategies for responding, meaningful activities, an...

Icon of the event You Gotta' Go: Bladder Health and You
Mon Jun 22, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by the Nurse Continence Advisor of Trillium Health Partners, this seminar discusses bladder problems, incontinence, treatment and management options. Question and answer session follows. Call 416-394-5270 or emailea...

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Tue Jul 14, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Is your child ready to be left home alone safely? Parents and children will find out together, and prepare....

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Mon Jun 01, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Find out what are Nordic walking poles, and learn out how these low cost and low impact equipment can benefit you, as proven by many clinical and scientific studies. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary....