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Icon of the event Driving Well Into Your Golden Years - The Senior Driver Licence Renewal Program
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

Join Lisa Thompson, a representative from the Ministry of Transportation, for a presentation outlining trends and statistics for older drivers, testing requirements for drivers over the age of 80, the collision reporting proc...

Icon of the event Mental Health 101
Thu Apr 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by Reconnect Mental Health services, this information session will review the current mental health system and where we have come from. An overview of mental illnesses and treatments will be described as well as su...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Mar 21, 2015 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

This course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive y...

Icon of the event Increase Your Internal Resistance to Stress
Wed Apr 15, 2015 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

Repetitive negative stress in the primary cause of illness and sickness today. Our modern contemporary lifestyles are much more stressful today than they were 20, 30 years ago. Learn effective strategies for both reducing ne...

Icon of the event Sushi Making Class
Tue Mar 10, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us for a fun, hands-on sushi-making class! Learn about the history of sushi before you draw out your Inner Sushi Chef by creating Makimonos. Take photos to send to your friends and family to prove your culinary genius! V...

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Mon Jun 01, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Find out what are Nordic walking poles, and learn out how these low cost and low impact equipment can benefit you, as proven by many clinical and scientific studies. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary....

Icon of the event Supporting Persons with Dementia & Responding to Behaviours
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eatonville

This 2-hour interactive workshop by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto for caregivers of persons with dementia explores a range of topics, including understanding behaviours, strategies for responding, meaningful activities, an...

Icon of the event Stress management through restorative meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two meditation methods will be taught and practiced: one using the breath and another accompanied by beautiful m...


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Icon of the event Vitamins - To Take or Not To Take?
Thu Apr 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Eatonville

Should I be taking vitamins? If so, which ones? How much? Does it matter which brand I buy? In this seminar Dr. Adrian Nasager will answer questions regarding supplementation with vitamins in a question and answer format. Ca...

Icon of the event Stay On Your Feet!
Thu Apr 23, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health and learn how to prevent falls and keep your independence by reducing falling risk factors, staying active and healthy, and taking medications safely.