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Icon of the event Do You Want to Quit Smoking?
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

At this workshop, participants will learn about cessation strategies, nicotine replacement therapy and resources for quitting. Eligible participants will receive a free 5-week course of nicotine patches. Presented by Toronto...

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 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 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 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 Brain Health (Alzheimer's Society of Toronto)
Mon Sep 18, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Using interactive games and exercises, The Alzheimer's Society of Toronto will present a workshop on key principles of brain health and activities that may reduce one's risk of dementia. Register in person or by phone, 416-3...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Oct 14, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Get your babysitting certification on Saturday, October 14, 9am-5pm, back by popular demand with our amazing trainer Maureen! Recommended age 11-15. This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young chil...

Icon of the event Seniors Information Fair and Open House at Maria A. Shchuka
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Calling all seniors and caregivers! This is an opportunity to meet with agencies in your community that offer services to seniors. Learn about health services, community safety, social & recreational programs, home care, sett...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 easy steps to independence
Sat Oct 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to stay home alone safely. Develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs....

Icon of the event Dementia - Supportive Communication
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

This workshop discusses changes in communication that occur in people with dementia and strategies to communicate more effectively with the individual. Presented by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Register in person or by...