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Icon of the event Physical Solutions to Posture Problems, Tension and Stress
Tue Oct 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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...

Icon of the event Don't Have a Cow: Veg Eating Made Easy
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Thinking about becoming a vegetarian? Have you experimented with Meatless Mondays? Join David Alexander from the Toronto Vegetarian Association and learn about the health & environmental benefits of eating less meat and how Y...

Icon of the event Hearing Information Session and Hearing Clinic
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Albert Campbell

A representative from Canadian Hearing Society will give you practical information on hearing loss and hearing aids, communication devices, and communication strategies. Consulting and hearing aid checks will also be availabl...

Icon of the event Working better with age
Wed Nov 05, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Your brain on speed: how the brain responds to the rush hour of life....

Icon of the event Nordic Poling
Tue Sep 16, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Albert Campbell

Burn 20-46% more calories with Nordic Poling than regular walking....

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop: 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Thu Oct 02, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Parents and their children must attend together. Presented by Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Mon Sep 22, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Osteoporosis Canada will provide information about osteoporosis, risk factors and diagnosis, drug therapies and importance of calcium, vitamin D and physical activity to bone health. Participants are invited to ask questions....

Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Dec 20, 2014 | 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 Seed Saving 101
Thu Sep 04, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Come learn about the Toronto Seed Library and get started with borrowing seeds for your very own garden!...

Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention Program: Diabetes Screening
Tue Sep 09, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us for a diabetes prevention talk from the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) of Unison Health & Community Services. Participants will have the opportunity to complete a screening by filling out a questionnaire related to...