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Icon of the event Early-onset Dementia:  The Experience of Family Caregivers
Thu May 05, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
North York Central Library

Baycrest social worker, Dr. Adriana Shnall, discusses the effects of developing a dementia under the age of 65 and its impact on the person and his/her family. This session will focus on different causes of dementia that affe...

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....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 24
Wed Mar 23
Wed Apr 27
Wed May 25
Icon of the event Mom and Baby Yoga
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Jones

Join Jennifer from Opet Childbirth Services, to learn some fun yoga exercises for you and your baby....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 07
Mon Mar 14
Icon of the event The Science and Controversies Underlying GMOs
Fri Jun 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Please join Dr. Rene Van Acker, professor and associate dean of the Ontario Agriculture College at the University of Guelph, for a discussion on Genetically Modified Organisms.

Icon of the event Seniors Exercise and Falls Prevention
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Hillcrest

Join us for a Community Exercise and Falls Prevention program for seniors. Offered in association with Carefirst Seniors and Community Services. Call 416-847-8939 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 10
Wed Feb 17
Wed Feb 24
Wed Mar 02
Wed Mar 09
Icon of the event Kitchen Library's Juicing Workshop
Mon Apr 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Eatonville

Learn how to make your own fruit and vegetable juices in this informative workshop. Content covered includes how to juice for optimal health, how to use the juicer, proper juice storage, best fruits and vegetables for juicing...

Icon of the event STOP Smoking Program
Thu Feb 11, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Flemingdon Park

Do you want to quit smoking cigarettes?...

Icon of the event Revving up for Spring- clean the mind and body
Thu Apr 14, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Alderwood

Join us for this free program with special guest Monika Meulman of The Healing Muse Apothecary. Learn about natural ways to clean your home and body including what you can use from your own garden.To register for this program...

Icon of the event Winter Blues
Thu Feb 18, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Morningside

If your mood is as cold and dark as your landscape, you're in good company. Join us for a discussion on Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) that teaches you about the signs and causes of depression and how we can deal with it....

Icon of the event Precarious work: Why it is bad for our health and what can be done
Wed Apr 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Andrew Pinto is a family physician, public health specialist and scientist at St. Michael's Hospital. His research is focused on evaluating interventions that can address the social factors that impact our health....