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Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention Workshop
Wed May 21, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Long Branch

Diabetes is a serious disease - but it can be prevented. Join Toronto Public Health for this informative workshop. Phone 416-394-5320 or Email lbstaff@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.

Icon of the event Lakeshore Environmental Gardening Society
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Long Branch

Bringing the Outdoors In. Exchange seeds and plants. Meet local gardeners, participate in gardening events. Contact: 416-347-5449 or info@legsetobicoke.ca


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 01
Thu Jun 05
Icon of the event Your Body on
Wed Jun 18, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

How do cancers develop? Will cancer ever be cured? Is cancer ?one? disease? How does our body fight back? Immunology Dept. from the University of Toronto discusses how the immune system interacts with cancerous cells and ho...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

Never underestimate a good laugh! Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing and how they can transform your life. Please bring water and wear comfy clothes. The sessions are...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 05
Mon Jun 16
Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease, Part 2: The Journey Continues...
Mon Jun 23, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

A workshop focuses on how to respond to behaviours and changes in the brain as the Alzheimer?s Disease progresses. This session would be of interest to those who provide care and support for an elderly family member with Alzh...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease, Part 1: Oversview & Healthy Brain
Mon Jun 16, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

The Alzheimer Society of Toronto explains what this disease is, how it dramatically affects people?s lives. It also looks at what are the risks for developing Alzheimer?s disease, and ways to keep your brain healthy. Call 41...

Icon of the event Understanding Your Care Options
Mon May 26, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Gary Hepworth, Chair of CARP Etobicoke, will review the available options and costs with respect to retirement homes, assisted living, long term care homes, day programs and public and private home care. Call 416-394-5270 or ...

Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

Count your steps using a pedometer borrowed from the library. Get some motivation and get active.