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Icon of the event Getting the MOST from your Healthcare Appointment
Sat Apr 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Malvern

Research shows that people forget 50% of the information shared during a healthcare appointment. In addition to not feeling well, things like stress; too much information provided too quickly and unfamiliar medical language m...

Icon of the event Toronto Master Gardeners Presents: Pollinator Gardens
Fri May 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Thinking of planting a pollinator garden? Come and discover the latest buzz on creating a haven for pollinators by learning the basics:...

Icon of the event Diabetes Education Workshop
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Join our Registered Dietitian and Registered Nurse from the Diabetes Education Program and learn about healthy eating and diabetes prevention!...

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 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 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
Thu Apr 13
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 Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 24
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 26
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 The Healing Power of Music: Ori Dagan Sings Ella Fitzgerald
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ori Dagan is a jazz singer-songwriter, professional musician, journalist for Whole Note magazine, and winner of multiple awards for vocal performance. Join us for an uplifting performance of Ella Fitzgerald?s music, in celebr...