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Icon of the event Type 2 Diabetes - Are you at risk?
Wed May 07, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cliffcrest

A Toronto Public Health Nurse will come out to discuss your risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes and share ways to prevent it. Diabetes prevention starts with you. Take small steps to a better life.

Icon of the event Unmasking Superfoods
Thu Apr 17, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Do blueberries really fight cancer? Are goji berries worth a try?National Post's nutrition columnist, Jennifer Sygo discusses the latest research on the most popular superfoods and offers recommendations on how?or if?you shou...

Icon of the event Sexuality and Sexual Expression in Long-Term Care Homes
Fri May 02, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

For years, societal stereotypes of an asexual older age have prevailed. Despite an aging baby boomer population, the attitude of seniors regarding the role and importance of sex in their own lives was relatively neglected. ...

Icon of the event Lunchtime Programs: Laughter Yoga
12:10 pm - 12:50 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

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. Information is provided by Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 09
Thu Jun 19
Icon of the event Healthy Aging: Lifestyle Matters!
Tue Jun 17, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Annette Street

Aging can no longer be equated with inescapable decline and disease....

Icon of the event You May Be a Target, But Don't Be a Victim
Wed May 14, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Take a proactive approach to safety by learning about preventative measures and practices. Toronto Police will discuss "Personal Safety - Wherever You Are"; Toronto Fire Services looks at "What's Keeping You Safe in Your Bui...

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre @ Annette Street Library
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

Parents and caregivers can bring their children to the Junction Family Resource Centre program here at Annette Street Library for:...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 22
Tue Apr 29
Icon of the event The Fruit Hunters
Wed Jul 30, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

The Fruit Hunters is a documentary which examines culture, history and geography to show how intertwined we are with the fruits...

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 To Drive or Not to Drive: That is the Question
Fri May 30, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

This presentation addresses the myths and truths about older drivers including the impact of aging and medical conditions on driving. Tips for older drivers and their family members, as well as the doctor's role in decisions ...

Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

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