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Icon of the event Forty Years of Supporting the Homeless, Those in Recovery, and Seniors
Wed Jul 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

LOFT programs target those in recovery from addictions and provide services to almost 5000 people in an area that stretches from Mississauga to Barrie, and east to Oshawa/Bowmanville/Campbellford. Toronto accounts for 80% of ...

Icon of the event Key Self-Care Strategies for Caregivers
Mon May 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Saskia Jennings is a dynamic and passionate Caregiver Coach, Consultant and Speaker with 10 years gained expertise in the Caregiver Service Industry. Her proven tools, techniques and educational courses have been developed ov...

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101 with Cycle Toronto
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

In honour of Bike month, join us at the library to learn everything you need to know to cycle in Toronto!...

Icon of the event The Science of Personal Dress
Tue May 09, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Ready to Revamp You and Your Wardrobe?...

Icon of the event Healthy Habits that Stick
Wed May 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This interactive presentation offered by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada will teach you the 5 risk factors that can impact your heart health and overall health. The presenter will guide you in setting SMART goals al...

Icon of the event QiGong
Tue May 02, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Qi Gong means "breath" and "work". Dr. Marina Quattrocchi will lead us through silk reeling or warm up exercises and we?ll learn the first few moves of Sibashi 1, a beginning series of 18 movements. All movements can be done...

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Thu May 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Nordic Pole Walking is the post popular walking exercise in Europe and incorporates more than 90% of the body's muscles with each stride. Join Greg Bellamy, co-founder of Nordixx Canada, to learn about this emerging form of e...

Icon of the event Chair Yoga
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 ...


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Icon of the event Musicking, Science and Health: A Mental Tune-Up
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join Keith Loach in a program that will look at recent research in music and health, and share a few simple things that we can do to improve our quality of life....

Icon of the event Brain Health
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

As part of Alzheimer's Awareness, WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on keeping a healthy brain. For information please call 416-396-3975.