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Icon of the event Housing Help Program
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Malvern

Need assistance with finding affordable housing and avoiding eviction?...

Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Coping with Immigration Stress
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will provide useful information for newcomers about how migration to Canada can affect your stress, mental health, and wellness. Learn how to deal with culture-shock and racism, a...

Icon of the event Managing Pain & Living Well
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Aliza Weinrib will help you increase your understanding of pain and how it affects you. She will discuss actions and choices that can help you manage your pain and get examples of coping strategies that you can start usin...

Icon of the event Type 2 Diabetes Awareness & Prevention
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Type 2 diabetes is becoming more prevalent today. Get tips on the prevention and management of the Type 2 diabetes through physical activity and healthy eating. Presented in partnership with the Scarborough Centre for Healthy...

Icon of the event The Healing Power of Music with Donald Quan
Mon Jun 05, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Donald Quan is a multi-instrumentalist, relaxation and world music composer, and owner of the ethnic music instrument store, Musideum. After suffering a near-death experience onstage, Donald began a long process of recovery t...

Icon of the event Fitness 4 Youth: Youth Dance and Mentorship Group for Girls!
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Learn, collaborate & create different styles of dance with fitness instructor Shyanne Spilchen. Participate in meaningful discussions on topics such as leadership, professional development, motivation, relationship, business ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Icon of the event Nobody's Perfect
Ongoing event running from Fri Apr 28, 2017 - Fri Jun 23, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

An 8 week registered series for parents and caregivers with children 6 years of age and under. Come and meet other parents to talk about supporting your child's growth and learning, what children can do at different ages, ke...

Icon of the event Women's Wellness Youth Program
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Too much on your plate? Thinking about your next steps? Join us for a free interactive workshop with topics such as self-esteem building, communication skills and stress management! For women ages 16-19. To register call 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Icon of the event Why It Is Tougher to Prevent Obesity Now than It Was for Your Parents?
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Kuk will present data on how eating and exercising the same as your parents did will lead to higher body weights now than 20 years ago. She will explore some of the culprits that are responsible for the rising rates of ob...

Icon of the event Stress Relief Thru Meditation
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

These classes consists of a relaxing meditation session and tension relieving stretches. Call the branch at 416-394-1040 to register....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 26