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Icon of the event Toronto Fire Services: Fire and Life Safety
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Beaches

A public educator from Toronto Fire Services will provide specific information on the most common causes of home fires; how to prevent fire from ever starting; why the type of building makes a difference in your actions in ca...

Icon of the event Physical Activity Workshop
Mon Jul 24, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn about the benefits of daily physical activity, and the risks associated with sedentary behavior. Participate in fun activities and find out ways to stay fit and healthy on a budget! Taught by Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Food Skills Workshop
Mon Aug 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Toronto Public Health provides food skills as an opportunity to enhance nutrition knowledge with hands-on food preparation in a safe and supportive environment. The program provides participants with invaluable life skills a...

Icon of the event Senior Licence Renewal Process
Thu Jun 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Steeles

By attending this presentation by the Ministry of Transportation , attendees will learn about the licence renewal process for those over 80 years, collision reporting process for those 70 years and older, trends and statistic...

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101 with Cycle Toronto
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn everything you need to know to about cycling in Toronto! Topics include: basic road rules and safe riding techniques, how to "size" and maintain your bike to prevent pain and injury, how to correctly wear a helmet, when...

Icon of the event School Readiness-Ontario Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 3-4) Children participate in small group learning experiences that support kindergarten expectations. Parents participate in workshops regarding healthy child development and school routines. Register in person or by ca...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors (in Chinese)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jul 06
Thu Aug 03
Thu Sep 07
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 Jun 08
Icon of the event Do You Want to Quit Smoking Cigarettes?
Mon May 29, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

At this workshop, participants will learn about:...

Icon of the event Bollywood Fusion Dance
Tue May 30, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come join us for an hour of fun and dance! Bollywood dance is a fun, energetic dance style used in the Indian film industry. With elements of Indian classical dance, bhangra, and various Western styles, Bollywood's high energ...