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Icon of the event The Biology of Bloodthirsty Disease Vectors
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Diseases spread by mosquitoes and ticks infect over half a billion people and kill some two million every year globally. Professor Jean-Paul Paluzzi discusses the biology of these blood-feeders and how we can use it against t...

Icon of the event Senior Fitness Program - Balance Building
Mon Oct 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for an informative talk on the benefits and importance of exercise in the senior years with a 30 minute Gentle Balance Builders class, which includes demonstrations of light exercises for all to take part in. Presente...

Icon of the event Chair Yoga
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Chair yoga also known as seated yoga, is an ideal exercise program for seniors. Chair Yoga addresses the whole body in a single routine with the main areas of development being balance, flexibility and strength. This is more ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 29
Thu Oct 06
Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Steeles

For adults without diabetes to identify their personal risk of developing type 2 Diabetes and learn strategies to help reduce their potential risk....

Icon of the event Cyber Safety
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Be cyber savvy! In this workshop, presented by Toronto Police Services, learn how to identify and avoid cyber frauds and scams. Registration begins September 19th. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited. 416-396...

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event Mitzvah Technique
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Healthy postural body usage is introduced through gentle chair exercises involving sitting, standing, and walking. The Mitzvah Technique can be readily applied to all your daily activities, from sitting at the computer, to mo...

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre
10:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Mon Nov 07
Mon Nov 14
Mon Nov 21
Icon of the event Cancer Prevention
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Steeles

At this presentation by a public health nurse, you will learn about the risk factors for breast, cervical and colorectal cancers, the screenings available and ways you can reduce the risk and stay healthy. Please call the br...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
11:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Never underestimate a good laugh! Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform your life. Please bring water and wear comfy clothes. The sessions ar...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 13
Thu Nov 10
Thu Dec 08