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

Join us to learn more about Nordic Pole Walking. Did you know that the exercise can be more effective than walking; incorporates more than 90% of body muscles with each stride; strengthens upper-body muscles; results in uprig...

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Experience the peace and happiness of meditation. Join an instructor from Meditation Toronto for easy stress relieving stretches followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and a rejuvenating meditation session. You will leave ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Healthy Eating for Seniors
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Cedarbrae Branch will be hosting a Healthy Eating workshop for seniors presented by Toronto Public Health. Participants will explore how to eat healthy based on Canada Food Guide. Simple recipes and tips for cooking for 1 or...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia
Tue Jun 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Understand the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias. Become familiar with risk factors, prevention strategies and current treatment options. Presented by Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)....

Icon of the event Pedestrian Safety
Wed Jun 08, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Toronto Public Health presents a seminar on pedestrian safety with information on how to stay safe while out and about on the streets....

Icon of the event Understanding Alzheimer's disease and other Dementias
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Many myths and misunderstandings about Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementia cause us fear and anxiety. Esther Atemo from Alzheimer Society will present what they really are -- the causes, symptoms, care and cure, so that w...

Icon of the event How Memory Changes with Age
Wed Jun 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Dr. Shayna Rosenbaum, Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Biology, and Centre for Vision Research, York University, discusses the latest research on age-related changes to memory and brain function....

Icon of the event The Science and Controversies Underlying GMOs
Fri Jun 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: 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 Stress Management through Restorative Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. This program is drop in and does not require registration. For more information please contact Barbara Frum Bran...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 02
Thu Jun 16
Thu Sep 08
Thu Sep 22
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