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Icon of the event Awaken to Your Exquisite Life Now
Mon Sep 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Are you aware of your unlimited potential? Do you feel stuck and ready to make a positive change? Is your life full of stress, fatigue and a feeling of struggle? Do you want to dive deeper into your passions and fly exponenti...

Icon of the event Genome Editing: Harnessing the Power of CRISPR
Mon Oct 30, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn more about CRISPR Genome Editing and how scientists use this revolutionary tool to "cut and paste" genes. Graduate students from the University of Toronto will explain how this type of gene editing works, its applicatio...

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 Coping with the Challenges of the Golden Years
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Evelyn Burns-Weinrib is a long-time Baycrest volunteer who has experienced severe depression. She will candidly discuss the losses which living until the senior years bring; and outline methods she has adopted to improve her...

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
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 16
Icon of the event Qi Gong Yoga
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Qi Gong means breath work or energy workout. This energy is meant to flow freely through our bodies like a gently flowing river. When there are blockages the body is like a coiled garden hose where the water cannot move effec...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 19
Thu Oct 26
Thu Nov 02
Thu Nov 09
Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Aug 26, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Learn how to safely babysit infants and young children. This course covers: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities and games, how to handle emergencies, household safety, basic first aid, and more. Participants receiv...

Icon of the event Mommy and Child Yoga
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Weston

For children 5 and under with their parent/caregiver. Join us for six sessions of yoga with a certified Hatha Yoga instructor. Improve both your child's and your own overall wellness in a energetic and spirited environment.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 08
Fri Sep 15
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Icon of the event Diabetes Sick Day Management Workshop
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Do you struggle with knowing how to stay healthy during cold and flu season? Want to learn more about managing your diabetes when you are sick? Join us for a Diabetes Sick Day Management Workshop, brought to you by the West T...

Icon of the event Senior Safety: Recognizing Elder Abuse in Your Community
Fri Oct 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Learn how to recognize when someone, whether a friend, neighbour, or acquaintance, is being mistreated, and, most importantly, how best to respond. Join Monita Persaud from Elder Abuse Ontario and learn how to promote healthy...