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Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Mon Dec 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

When we think about healthy lifestyle behaviours, in particular diet and exercise, we assume these are modern day prescriptions for living well. But truth is, in the Jewish tradition, the emphasis to care for our bodies throu...

Icon of the event Cervical Cancer: Detection And Prevention
Tue Feb 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Cervical health should be monitored regularly after the age of 21. Join a nurse from Toronto Public Health to learn about risk factors and steps that can be taken to prevent cervical cancer from developing and spreading.

Icon of the event Vegetarianism 101: Easy Steps for Eating Less Meat
Mon Jan 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Interested in making healthier, more sustainable and more compassionate food choices? The Toronto Vegetarian Association will give you some tips and tools for going vegetarian or reducing your consumption of animal products, ...

Icon of the event Nordic Polling
Wed Mar 29, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come learn about Nordic Polling. Learn why you see people doing it everywhere and how you can get started....

Icon of the event Vegetarianism 102: Going Vegetarian in 3 Easy Steps
Mon Feb 06, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Interested in going vegetarian but finding it difficult? Not sure what to eat or where to shop? The Toronto Vegetarian Association will help you make the transition in three easy steps. For more information and to register pl...

Icon of the event Healthy Aging: A Natural Approach
Mon Mar 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Dr. Aida Martinez Chorro, BSc, ND, will discuss how aging occurs and the difference between healthy and unhealthy aging. You will learn what you can do to reduce age related ailments and improve your energy through eating th...

Icon of the event Breast Cancer: Detection and Prevention
Thu Mar 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer for women in Ontario. Regular screening can find breast cancer when it is still very small and less likely to have spread. Join a nurse from Toronto Public Health to learn about...

Icon of the event Stress Relief through Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. This program is drop in and does not require registration. For more information call Barbara Frum Branch at 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 15
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 23
Icon of the event Nobody's Perfect-Toronto Public Health
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Birth-6 years) A free parenting program for parents and caregivers that discusses children?s growth and learning, behaviour, and health and safety including parenting stress. Registration begins on November 8, 2016. Please r...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 14
Sat Jan 21
Sat Jan 28
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Icon of the event Yoga & Meditation
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Learn how to quiet your mind, relax and embrace silence while doing Yoga. Free 6-week session. Participants are to bring their own yoga mat....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 08