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Icon of the event Decluttering Your Space and Mind
Sat May 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 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 Urban Agriculture and Pollinator-Friendly Gardening
Sat May 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Pollinators - bees, butterflies and more - play an essential role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem. Did you know that they are responsible for pollinating over 30% of the foods we eat? In this session, you'll get informatio...

Icon of the event Climate and Clean Economy
Thu May 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

The climate crisis is the greatest threat facing humanity. Extreme weather events are increasing in severity and frequency. Our planet is heating up because of human-caused carbon pollution, and it?s putting our water, food a...

Icon of the event Real Self-Care for Caregivers: Transform Guilt & Stress into Gratitude & Joy
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Are you feeling overwhelmed and stressed as a caregiver? Join Saskia Jennings? presentation about releasing stress and guilt and turning it into gratitude and joy. Learn to take care of yourself by prioritizing and balancing ...

Icon of the event Tea Time: Learn the Benefits of Tea for Your Health
Wed Apr 12, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for tea time with a health professional and fellow tea enthusiasts to learn about the history of tea and the health benefits on the mind, body, soul and spirit.

Icon of the event Your Brain on Exercise: How Physical Activity Can Improve Your Mental Health
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 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 Seniors Health and Wellness Fair
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Richview

Discover how to stay safe and well in your own home. Speak to various agencies regarding services that can assist you....

Icon of the event Helping You Achieve Shelf Control
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Spring is around the corner which meansÂ…Time for Spring Cleaning!...

Icon of the event Mitzvah Technique
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Healthy postural body usage is introduced through gentle chair exercises involving sitting, standing, and walking. The Mitzvah Technique can be readily applied to all your daily activities, from sitting at the computer to mo...

Icon of the event Healthy Aging: A Natural Approach
Mon Mar 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Dr. Aida Martinez Chorro, BSc, ND, will discuss how aging occurs and the difference between healthy and unhealthy aging. You will learn what you can do to reduce age related ailments and improve your energy through eating th...