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Icon of the event Physical Activity
Thu Jun 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Regular physical activity improves health and well-being. It has benefits for all ages and abilities including reducing your risk of developing many chronic diseases. During the workshop, you will learn about:...

Icon of the event Hearing Health Care - Information and Support Group
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Learn to understand what it means to have a hearing loss. The Canadian Hearing Society will help you identify resources, give you practical advice and tips on how to cope with the everyday challenges....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Fabulous Fermentation! All About Sourdough
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Palmerston

All about (sour)dough. A bread-making workshop for everyone....

Icon of the event At Home Alone - Five Easy Steps to Independence
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Co-sponsored with Toronto Public Health. This is a fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Parents must attend with their child....

Icon of the event Understanding Alzheimer's disease and other Dementias
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Many myths and misunderstandings about Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementia cause us fear and anxiety. Esther Atemo from Alzheimer Society will present what they really are -- the causes, symptoms, care and cure, so that w...

Icon of the event Kitchen Library: Meal Planning Workshop
Mon May 30, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Palmerston Branch will be hosting a Meal Planning Workshop presented by the Kitchen Library. Participants will learn how to plan meals in advance to reduce the work associated with cooking at home. Content covered includes ti...

Icon of the event Healthy Eating Workshops
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

This series consists of 4 sessions: two at the Albert Campbell Library, and two at the Birchmount Bluffs Neighborhood Centre....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 04
Wed May 11
Icon of the event Overview of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia 101
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

A representative from the Alzheimer Society will present an informational session on Alzheimer's and other dementias, what we can do about it, risk factors, treatment, and research....

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 Homeopathy for Seasonal Allergies (afternoon presentation)
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Learn how homeopathy can help treat your season allergies symptoms with Toronto Homeopathic Practitioner Laura Coramai. Afternoon session.