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Icon of the event Yoga for Youth
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Yoga and Meditation. Our instructor Nash Shamad is a certified yoga instructor, meditation teacher and Reiki Master. Find happiness from within. Develop inner peace. Connect your mind and body.

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 27
Thu Nov 03
Thu Nov 10
Thu Nov 17
Thu Nov 24
Icon of the event Make The Connection-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A free program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months. Learn more about connecting with your baby in ways that make your baby feel loved, and promote language and learning. Meet other new parents and find out about se...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
Wed Nov 09
Wed Nov 16
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 Nov 03
Thu Nov 17
Thu Dec 01
Thu Dec 15
Thu Jan 12
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 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 Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Nov 26, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Get your babysitting certification on Saturday November 26th, 9am - 5pm! Back by popular demand with our amazing trainer Maureen. This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers in...

Icon of the event Bacterial Nanomachines: The Key to Infection and Resistance
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Bacteria have sophisticated nanomachines to help them stick to various surfaces (including us!) and to exchange genetic material and molecules essential to their survival and spread. Professor Gerald Audette explains how thes...

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Nordic Pole Walking (NPW) is a highly effective low-impact aerobic activity that combines the ease of walking and the benefits of an upper body strength training workout using lightweight walking poles. The activity is very e...

Icon of the event Cancer Prevention
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Steeles

At this presentation by a public health nurse, you will learn about the risk factors for breast, cervical and colorectal cancers, the screenings available and ways you can reduce the risk and stay healthy. Please call the br...

Icon of the event Raising Resilient Children and Youth
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Beaches

A presentation for parents with children ages 10 - 17, but parents with younger children will also benefit. This 2 hour workshop focuses on strategies that build resilience in children such as communications, positive discipl...