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Health & Wellness

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 Finding Answers to Common Health Questions
Thu Mar 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A basic overview of trusted websites and library databases to help you learn where to find the answers to your most common health questions. To register call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Tai Chi
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Tiger Dragon Martial Arts presents Tai Chi. Enjoy health, fitness and relaxation benefits. Wear comfortable clothing. Registration required. Call 416-394-1040.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 07
Sat Feb 14
Sat Feb 21
Sat Feb 28
Icon of the event Process Addictions:  The Hidden Struggle
Fri Mar 20, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Addictions expert,Dr. Jim Cullen(PhD.RSW) outlines the unique struggle of "Process Addictions" (PA's) which refers to compulsive behaviours that have the same behavioural patterns as addiction to substances. Currently the ma...

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 Physical Activity for Adults/ Older Adults to prevent falls
Tue May 19, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Feel more confident in your surroundings and learn how to prevent falls through a healthy lifestyle and simple physical exercises. Registration begins Apr 7th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Slimming Meals That Heal
Wed Apr 08, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Nutritionist Julie Daniluk shares science-based information that will shatter your need to count calories and conquer cravings. She will offer ideas on how to lose weight without dieting, using anti-inflammatory superfoods.

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

Meditation Toronto provides free stress management through restorative meditation. Includes 20 minutes of meditation and 40 minutes of stress relieving exercises. Bring your own mat or towel. Register by calling 416-394-1040 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 23
Mon Mar 23
Mon Apr 20
Mon May 25
Icon of the event Heart Healthy Eating
Wed Feb 11, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

February is Heart Month. Discover healthy foods and eating habits to maintain or improve your heart health. This program is presented by Toronto Public Health. Registration begins Dec. 22nd. Register in person or by phone,...

Icon of the event The Incredible Years
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Free parenting program hosted by Toronto Public Health. For parents with children 2-6 years old. Child care available. 14 weekly Saturday sessions. Certificate upon completion. For more information and to register, call Sandi...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 07
Sat Feb 14
Sat Feb 21
Sat Feb 28
Sat Mar 07