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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 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 31
Icon of the event Active Boost Fitness and Nutrition Classes
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Get fit! Feel great!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop
Thu Sep 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Toronto Public Health presents a fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Parents and children together will develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailo...

Icon of the event Awaken to Your Exquisite Life Now
Tue Sep 19, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Richview

In a fun interactive and supportive environment you will learn strategies on how to receive and open up to the infinite abundance in the universe, practice basic meditation principles to help you connect to your joy, understa...

Icon of the event Decluttering Your Space and Mind
Sat Sep 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

This workshop is designed to clear your mind and give you new perspectives on personal spaces, both inside and out. Stephen Ilott, an experienced professional organizer, will help you learn how to effectively declutter your s...

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 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...