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Icon of the event Need to Know? Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
Thu Feb 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A basic overview of trusted websites and library databases to help you learn about complementary and alternative medicine. To register call, 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Searching TPL's Health Databases
Thu Mar 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to find health information using the Toronto Public Library's health databases. To register call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Chronic Pain Management Workshop
Mon Dec 01, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

An expert from the Arthritis Society will conduct a Chronic Pain Management Workshop that will teach the participants how to handle their chronic pain, stress, depression and fatigue.

Icon of the event Relax With Chair Yoga
Mon Dec 01, 2014 | 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Pedro Boaventura, a certified yoga instructor, introduces all age and fitness level participants to the benefits of chair yoga. Join us to re-energize with restorative exercises and yoga breathing.

Icon of the event Sprouts and Microgreens
Sat Jan 17, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Long Branch

Grow your own food anywhere, anytime. This introductory workshop is co-sponsored with The Healing Muse. www.healingmuse.com

Icon of the event Change is the Rule of Life
Fri Jan 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Documentary producer Ken Stern screens "Change is the Rule of Life", which portrays the life transitions that older adults face when living independently becomes more challenging. A panel discussion follows with service organ...

Icon of the event Your Brain on Speed: How the Brain Responds to the Rush Hour of Life
Tue Dec 02, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Annette Street

The Struggle to Juggle: Dr. Nasreen Khatri, clinical psychologist at the Rotman Research Institue presents a series on how busy lives, the daily time crunch and the multiple roles of the "sandwich generation" and technology i...

Icon of the event Baby Foods
Wed Dec 03, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Eatonville

Holistic nutritionist and homeopath Jocelyn McTavish discusses when to introduce new foods to baby & how to make nourishing meals using the best ingredients. Bring baby to try some of the foods. 416-394-5270 to register

Icon of the event Winter Preparedness
Tue Dec 09, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Annette Street

Beat ol' man winter this season by being prepared!...

Icon of the event Wear yellow and Write for Rights with Amnesty International
Wed Dec 10, 2014 | 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Annette Street

Celebrate International Human Rights Day by dropping in anytime between 10:30am - 5pm and write for rights. Join more than 3 million people around the world wearing yellow, writing letters and signing postcards and petitions...