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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 Wellness Workshop
Thu May 05, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

A workshop focused on learning how to set and achieve goals, stress-management techniques, and practices to attain balance in life. Led by counselor Lourdes Carbajal form the Polycultural Community Immigrant Services. For mor...

Icon of the event Make the Connection
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

A free 9 week program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months. Learn more about connecting with your baby in ways that make your baby feel loved, and promote language and learning. Meet other new parents and find out a...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
Icon of the event Memory and Dementia
Mon May 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

In this educational workshop, we will explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with underlying causes of dementia, the risk factors for developing dementia, and...

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 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Pedestrian Safety
Tue May 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Glennis Jones from Public Health, the Chronic Disease & Injury Preventive Program, will present to seniors what an unsafe pedestrian environment is, and what they can do to increase their personal safety. These include norma...

Icon of the event Yoga with Baby
Wed May 11, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Richview

Join us for a special health and wellness program in honour of Mental Health Awareness Month. This gentle yoga session program for moms/dads with babies 0-6 years old will be led by a Certified Yoga Teacher who is also a Birt...

Icon of the event Your Brain on Exercise: How Physical Activity Can Improve Your Mental Health
Tue May 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

With one in five Canadians experiencing a mental health episode in their lives, exercise has been shown to be one of the most effective ways to improve one's mental wellbeing. This presentation will explore how the brain resp...

Icon of the event Stress Management through Restorative 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 please contact Barbara Frum Bran...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 19
Thu Jun 02
Thu Jun 16
Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course for Teens (11-16 years old)
Sat May 28, 2016 | 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Want to gain valuable skills to help you land that babysitting job and receive Red Cross certification? This one-day course will teach you how to babysit infants and young children and covers everything from first aid to diap...