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Icon of the event Cancer, Diabetes, Alzheimer?s. What do they all have in common?
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Morwenna Given, practicing Medical Herbalist, will discuss the basic and common beginnings of cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer?s and how the pathologies of each disease are interlinked.

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. Environmental Defense presenter will share advocacy tools and help participants build environmen...

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Stress management through restorative meditation, includes 20 minutes of meditation and 40 minutes of stress-relieving exercises. Bring your own towel or mat. Registration required. Call 416-394-1040.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 18
Thu Oct 23
Thu Nov 20
Icon of the event Stress Management Through Restorative Meditation
Mon Nov 10, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brentwood

Led by a Meditation Toronto Instructor. Class includes 20 minutes of meditation and 40 minutes of stress-relieving stretches. Participants must bring their own Yoga mat. Drop-In Class. Limited Space. First Come, First Seated...

Icon of the event Caring for Your Child's Dental Health Workshop
Thu Nov 20, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Agincourt

Come and join this free workshop to learn how to care for your child's dental health. Topics include cavity prevention, oral care, finding low cost or free dental care in Toronto and more. To register, please call 416-396-895...

Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am 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 Aug 27
Wed Sep 24
Wed Oct 22
Wed Nov 26
Icon of the event Arthritis and Falls Prevention
Tue Sep 30, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on arthritis and falls prevention. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Icon of the event Healthy Eating
Mon Aug 25, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Goldhawk Park

This workshop will provide information on what healthy eating is all about as well as providing tips on how to add whole grains, fruit and vegetables to your diet. This program is co-sponsored with CCS. To register pelase cal...

Icon of the event Mental Illness Awareness Week
Thu Oct 09, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 5-11, join us in a NFB screening of "NCR: Not Criminally Responsible". While gripped by psychosis, a troubled young man stabs a complete stranger six times. Declared n...

Icon of the event Prostate Cancer Awareness
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Leaside

What is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Canadian men?...