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Icon of the event Top Tips for Top Vegetables
Thu May 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Toronto Master Gardeners will provide you with must-have advice, enabling you and your family to have your own home-grown veggies! Learn how to grow popular vegetables such as beans, cucumbers, leafy greens and more. Topics c...

Icon of the event Climate and Clean Economy
Thu May 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

The climate crisis is the greatest threat facing humanity. Extreme weather events are increasing in severity and frequency. Our planet is heating up because of human-caused carbon pollution, and it's putting our water, food a...

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Tue May 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Richview

Osteoporosis Canada presents Speaking of Bones, an educational presentation about building and maintaining healthy bones, including nutrition, exercise, diagnosis and risk assessment, and drug treatments for osteoporosis. Jo...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Find out the physical, emotional, and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform you life. Drop in program, no registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 05
Mon Jul 03
Icon of the event Qi Gong Demonstration
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for demonstration of Qi Gong, presented by Dr. Marina Quattrocchi. Qi Gong means "breath work" or "energy workout." This energy is meant to flow freely through our bodies like a gently flowing river. When there are bl...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Locke

In this educational workshop presented by Research Staff at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, we will explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with underlying c...

Icon of the event WIRED: Stress, Media, and the Social Life in the Digital Age
Fri May 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Dr. Nasreen Khatri, a registered clinical psychologist, gerontologist and neuroscientist to learn about the brain's response to social media and learn tips on how to navigate the digital landscape to remain socially conn...

Icon of the event Urban Agriculture and Pollinator-Friendly Gardening
Thu May 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Pollinators - bees, butterflies and more - play an essential role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem. Did you know that they are responsible for pollinating over 30% of the foods we eat? In this session, you'll get informatio...

Icon of the event At Home Alone by Toronto Public Health
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Jones

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely....

Icon of the event Community Exercise Program For Seniors 65+
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

A free exercise class for seniors from 10am-11am or 11am-12pm. The class includes a variety of exercises to improve endurance, strength and balance. Offered in partnership with Carefirst Seniors. Call 416-393-7660 to register...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09