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Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 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 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 Inspiring Minds
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for workshops run by the Canadian Training Institute on Stress Reduction, Learning and Practicing Empathy, Leadership and Mentoring, and Problem Solving. Ages 12+. Drop-in, no registration required. Mondays July 10-31...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Fire & Falls Prevention for Older Adults
Wed Sep 06, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Toronto Fire Services presentation to help you learn to stay safe in your home. Topics include *preventing a fire *placement of smoke and CO alarms *fire safety in high-rise buildings *causes of home fires *calling for help ...

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 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 Aug 03
Thu Sep 07
Thu Oct 05
Thu Nov 02
Icon of the event Mindfulness and Walking
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Improve your physical and mental health with some walking and mindfulness. Presented by Black Creek Community Health Centre....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 21
Icon of the event Toxins in Everyday Products
Tue Oct 03, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Did you know that of the tens of thousands of chemicals used in consumer products, only a small proportion have actually been tested for safety?...

Icon of the event Coping with the Challenges of the Golden Years
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Evelyn Burns-Weinrib is a long-time Baycrest volunteer who has experienced severe depression. She will candidly discuss the losses which living until the senior years bring; and outline methods she has adopted to improve her...