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Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Tamil
11:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you. Co-sponsored with St. Paul L'Amoreaux Centre. Contact the branch or call 416-493-3333 for information.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 24
Wed Oct 22
Wed Nov 26
Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Mon Sep 22, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Osteoporosis Canada will provide information about osteoporosis, risk factors and diagnosis, drug therapies and importance of calcium, vitamin D and physical activity to bone health. Participants are invited to ask questions....

Icon of the event Stress Management through Restorative Meditation
Sat Sep 06, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Highland Creek

Meditation brings relief from stress and anxiety. This program also offers gentle stretching to augment a sense of well being. Spaces are limited, register in person or by phone (416)396-8876.

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 Easy Steps Independence
Thu Sep 25, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
McGregor Park

This interacitve workshop for parents and their 10-14 year olds will help families 1) communicate together 2) find out if their 10-14 year olds are ready to be home alone 3) develp an At Home Alone plan together. A free DVD i...

Icon of the event Nutrition for Older Adults
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

A Toronto Public Health nurse discusses healthy eating habits for older adults: how to read food labels, guidelines and tips on nutrition; food safety, and prepare healthy meals. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontop...

Icon of the event Chemical Detective: Prevention and Action against Cancer and Toxics
Sat Oct 04, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bendale

This interactive workshop helps identify toxic substances in the home, including carcinogens, with the aim of reducing exposure. An Environmental Defense presenter will share advocacy tools and help participants build environ...

Icon of the event Dental Health Workshop for Older Adults
Thu Oct 23, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Agincourt

Come and learn about common dental disease among older adults, information on oral care, prevention tips and more. This workshop will be conducted in English and Mandarin. To register, please call 416-396-8950 or contact libr...

Icon of the event Connecting with Your Teens
Tue Sep 30, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Burrows Hall

An interactive workshop on how to improve communications between parents and your teenage children. To register, call the Branch at 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Your Health Options
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Roberta Greenberg, Mississauga-Halton Community Care Access Centre, discusses health care at home, CCAC's role in the community, what it provides, what services are paid for and what is not, and its relationship to seniors? s...

Icon of the event Riverdale Community Arts and Letters Club:  The Art of Helping Others
Wed Sep 17, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

The Stephen Lewis Foundation on the work of the Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign, supporting grassroots organizations and African grandmothers who are turning the tide of the AIDS pandemic. (Non-grannies most welcome)