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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 Proven Strategies of Being Fabulous After 40
Tue Mar 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Oprae Park, author of Love Your Body, Love Yourself, a book on holistic fitness after 40, talks about some of the strategies she has applied that helped her transform her body and life since she was 40. Call 416-394-5270 or e...

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....

Icon of the event What's in an outbreak? An Overview of Ebola and Infectious Disease
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Graduate students from the University of Toronto's Department of Immunology want to clear up some of the misconceptions about Ebola. They will talk about how viruses infect us and, focussing on the Ebola virus, about the biol...

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 ...


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Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course
Tue Mar 17, 2015 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cedarbrae

For youth aged 11-15. Learn to meet the challenges of babysitting and develop skills to cope with common emergencies, prevent injuries and keep children safe. A certificate of attendance is awarded upon successful completion ...

Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Mon Mar 16, 2015 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn to meet the challenges of babysitting and develop skills to cope with common emergencies, prevent injuries and keep children safe. Fee is $60 per student (includes manual), to be paid to instructor by Visa, Mastercard, ...

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 Mental Health 101
Thu Apr 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by Reconnect Mental Health services, this information session will review the current mental health system and where we have come from. An overview of mental illnesses and treatments will be described as well as su...

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.