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Icon of the event Learn 3 ways to thrive during pregnancy
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Brentwood

Speakers: Dr. Gina Gallo, B.HSc., D.C. and Dr. Lindsay Grieve, D.C....

Icon of the event Fabulous Fermentation! All About Sourdough
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Palmerston

All about (sour)dough. A bread-making workshop for everyone....

Icon of the event Advanced Care Planning (End of Life Care Plan)
Wed Jun 08, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Leaside

Presented by Heather Webb (R.N.), this 40 minute interactive talk intends to raise awareness about advanced care planning and the resources available to help people create an advanced care plan (ACP)....

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
11:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Never underestimate a good laugh! Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform your life. Please bring water and wear comfy clothes. The sessions ar...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 09
Thu Jul 14
Thu Aug 11
Thu Sep 08
Icon of the event Alzheimer Disease Awareness
Wed Jun 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

An expert from Alzheimer Society of Toronto will teach you ways to reduce the risk of developing dementia. This interactive workshop will show you research findings and help you recognize habits that promote a healthy brain l...

Icon of the event Growing Up Safely
Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn about injury risks to young children (birth to six years) and ways to promote safety in the home. This presentation will be delivered by a Registered Nurse from Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Safe Effective Low Back and Core Exercises for People with Bad Backs
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

It?s a fact-according to the Canadian Chiropractic Association, up to 85% of working Canadians will experience an episode of low back pain in their lifetime. And back pain results in one third of all lost time in the workpla...

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Derived from Cross Country Skiing, Nordic Pole Walking is only 1 of 4 activities that can activate 90% of your body muscles in one exercise. You will hear about the benefits of why Nordic pole walking is the single most effec...

Icon of the event Get on Your Bike!
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Cyclists ride for the joy of riding! If you're a cycling newbie or nervous about city riding this is where you can learn everything you need to know to get your bike on the road safely. Bring your bike to the library's courty...

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 20