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Icon of the event How to Build Your Immune System Naturally
Mon Jan 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eatonville

Your lifestyle can affect how well your immune system can protect you from germs, viruses, and chronic illness. Replacing bad health habits with good ones can help keep your immune system healthy. Holistic nutritionist and ho...

Icon of the event Tai Chi for Beginners
6:30 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Learn the basics of this ancient Chinese practice of movement.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 06
Tue Jan 13
Tue Jan 20
Tue Jan 27
Icon of the event Relax With Chair Yoga
Mon Dec 01, 2014 | 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Pedro Boaventura, a certified yoga instructor, introduces all age and fitness level participants to the benefits of chair yoga. Join us to re-energize with restorative exercises and yoga breathing.

Icon of the event Ballroom Dancing
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Ever wanted to try ballroom dancing in the past? Now is your chance to have fun while you learn something new with talented and experienced Ballroom Dancing instructor from York University, David Outevski. Learn some simple e...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 29
Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 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 Safer Medication Management in the Aging Population
Mon Nov 24, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Medication use is very common in the elderly and comes with both risks and benefits. This session will address ways to decrease the risks and increase the benefits through a better understanding of the health care system as ...

Icon of the event Oral Health Workshop-Toronto Public Health
Tue Nov 25, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Barbara Frum

(Birth-6 years) This free workshop teachers parents how to help their children have healthy teeth and a happy smile. Topics include caring for babies? teeth and gums from birth, preventing tooth disease and finding low-cost o...

Icon of the event An Agatha Christie Mystery: Finding Alzheimer's on the Page
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Regina Jokel offers the opportunity to learn about the signs of normal and abnormal aging in human language. Based on the cases of three famous mystery writers, including Agatha Christie, it will allow the audience to r...

Icon of the event Healthy Pregnancy from the Inside Out
Wed Oct 29, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

A fun workshop filled with information, insight and interaction on a holistic view of wellness and pregnancy. Connect with other women and expecting parents and learn about the simple tools to achieve the pregnancy and birth ...

Icon of the event Working Better with Age
Wed Nov 05, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Your brain on speed: how the brain responds to the rush hour of life....