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Icon of the event The Secret to Cleaning Better, Faster and Loving Your Home Every Day
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Melissa Maker is beloved by fans all over the world for her completely re-engineered approach to cleaning. As the dynamic new authority on home and living, Melissa knows that to invest any of our precious time in cleaning, we...

Icon of the event Safe Effective Low Back and Core Exercises for People with Bad Backs
Mon Jul 10, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Personal trainer Lorne Opler will demonstrate exercises which are safe and effective for people with low back pain or those at risk for it....

Icon of the event Stress Relief through Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. This program is drop in and does not require registration. For more information call Barbara Frum Branch at 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 27
Thu Sep 14
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 12
Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101 with Cycle Toronto
Thu Jun 29, 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 Stress Relief Through Meditation
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Experience the peace and happiness of meditation. Join an instructor from Meditation Toronto for easy stress relieving stretches followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. You will leave fe...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 30
Sat Oct 21
Icon of the event Some Good News about Cognition and Aging
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Lynn Hasher presents the good news, based on the latest research findings, about aging and cognition. Aging is widely thought to bring on a range of cognitive problems to even the healthiest among us. Such views are eas...

Icon of the event How to Maximize Your Brain Health
Tue Oct 24, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Angela Troyer discusses the science behind brain health, and how to maximize brain health by adopting healthier lifestyle habits. Most people in their 50s, 60s and beyond notice changes in how well they learn and remembe...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Find out the physical, emotional, and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform you life. Drop in program, no registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 03
Icon of the event Mindfulness, Mental and Brain Health in Midlife and Older Adults
Wed Oct 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Dr. Nasreen Khatri, a registered clinical psychologist, gerontologist and neuroscientist to learn about how even brief mindfulness practice can improve mood and memory and lift the spirit for an ageless mind....

Icon of the event Healthy Eating and Coping with Stress Workshops
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Start the school year off right by participating in fun workshops led by a Toronto Public Health nurse....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12