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Icon of the event Your Brain on Speed: How the Brain Responds to the Rush Hour of Life
Wed May 28, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Session 2: Working Better with Age...

Icon of the event Lyme Disease: A Southern Ontario Ticking Time Bomb
Wed Jun 11, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Speaker, journalist and Lyme sufferer Vanessa Farnsworth, author of Rain on a Distant Roof: A Personal Journey Through Lyme Disease in Canada, will talk about what is known and unknown about Lyme disease in humans and in natu...

Icon of the event Your Brain on Speed: How the Brain Responds to the Rush Hour of Life
Wed Jun 18, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Session 3: The Struggle to Juggle...

Icon of the event Healthy Living For Older Adults: Keep Active And Maintain Your Independence
Fri Jun 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Join a representative from Toronto Health for a talk about how physical activity can help to keep muscles and bones strong, improve posture and maintain balance. Discover the emotional and social benefits of keeping active in...

Icon of the event 'At Home Alone' Family Workshop
Wed Jun 11, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health, with Toronto Public Library....

Icon of the event Refuel Your Energies!
Wed May 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Conflict-driven stress will rob you of energy, so come and be re-energized! Author and Mediator Karin Vagiste received the International Award of Excellence for her peace-building strategies; the more room you make for peace ...

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Come and meet other parents and discuss adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe, and discover more community resources to help you along the way....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 16
Wed Apr 23
Icon of the event Stress management through restorative meditation
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two methods of meditation will be taught and practiced; one using the breath and another accompanied by beautifu...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 24
Thu May 08
Thu May 22
Thu Jun 05
Thu Jun 19
Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

Count your steps using a pedometer borrowed from the library. Get some motivation and get active.