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Icon of the event Restoring Balance
Mon Apr 20, 2015 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Eatonville

Physiotherapist Paul Godlewski discusses dizziness, vertigo and falls, their causes and solutions. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.

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.

Icon of the event The Borderless Plague - SOLD OUT
Sun Feb 08, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Featuring Dr. Joanne Liu, International President of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), Dr. James Maskalyk, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and author of the bestselling Six Months in Sudan and Dr. James Orbinski, Former preside...

Icon of the event Arthritis and Autoimmunity
Wed May 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eatonville

University of Toronto researchers from the Dept. of Immunology introduce our immune systems, and explain how they can sometimes over-reacts and cause autoimmunity and other serious problems such as arthritis. Call 416-394-527...

Icon of the event 3 Common Mistakes about Weight Loss
Wed Feb 18, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eatonville

Health and Fitness expert Oprae Park shares with you 3 common mistakes most people make when it comes to weight loss, why they don?t work, and how to avoid them. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca

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 Chocolate Festival
Wed Feb 11, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Have you ever wanted to learn more about chocolate? Join Chocolate Tales for a creative, hands-on chocolate making workshop. You will learn the history of chocolate, tempering & shavings on marble slabs, molding, and experime...

Icon of the event Distracted Thinking
Mon May 25, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Nasreen Khatri, Rotman Research Institute, discusses how the brain responds to information overload, technology and instant communication. Is there a change in ability to juggle or handle distractions as one ages? Presen...

Icon of the event Proven Strategies of Being Fabulous After 40
Tue Mar 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Oprae Park, author of Love Your Body, Love Yourself, a book on holistic fitness after 40, talks about some of the strategies she has applied that helped her transform her body and life since she was 40. Call 416-394-5270 or e...

Icon of the event Fire Safety For Older Adults:
Thu Feb 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Our homes are where we should feel the safest, but in Ontario, adults 65 years and older are at higher risk of dying by fire than any other age group. Join us for a talk by a Toronto Fire Services representative to learn the ...