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Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

When we think about healthy lifestyle behaviours, in particular diet and exercise, we assume these are modern day prescriptions for living well. But truth is, in the Jewish tradition, the emphasis to care for our bodies throu...

Icon of the event Inspiring Minds
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for workshops run by the Canadian Training Institute on Stress Reduction, Learning and Practicing Empathy, Leadership and Mentoring, and Problem Solving. Ages 12+. Drop-in, no registration required. Mondays July 10-31...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Finding Your Fit! Make Fitness a Lifelong Habit
Wed Jul 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Author, fitness trainer, Globe and Mail fitness columnist Kathleen Trotter talks about her latest book, Finding Your Fit: A Compassionate Trainer's Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit....

Icon of the event Chair Yoga - more dates added!
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

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:
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Wed Aug 09
Wed Aug 16
Icon of the event Mindfulness and Walking
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Improve your physical and mental health with some walking and mindfulness. Presented by Black Creek Community Health Centre....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 21
Icon of the event Coping with the Challenges of the Golden Years
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Evelyn Burns-Weinrib is a long-time Baycrest volunteer who has experienced severe depression. She will candidly discuss the losses which living until the senior years bring; and outline methods she has adopted to improve her...

Icon of the event Genome Editing: Harnessing the Power of CRISPR
Mon Oct 30, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn more about CRISPR Genome Editing and how scientists use this revolutionary tool to "cut and paste" genes. Graduate students from the University of Toronto will explain how this type of gene editing works, its applicatio...

Icon of the event Stress Relief through Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. This program is drop in and does not require registration. For more information call Barbara Frum Branch at 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 27
Thu Sep 14
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 26
Icon of the event Health and Wellness Workshop Series
10:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for our health and wellness workshop series presented by North York Community House. Topics include: Diabetes prevention, nutrition and diet, sexual health, blood pressure and hypertension. for more information please...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 25