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Icon of the event Meal Planning Workshop
Thu Sep 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cedarbrae

Part 1: Meal Planning - Thursday, September 10, 2-3:30 pm...

Icon of the event Understanding Osteoporosis
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Did you know that Osteoporosis is a disease more common than heart attacks, strokes and breast cancer combined? Fractures from Osteoporosis are very common ailments. They could happen to anyone whose bones are weak, and it is...

Icon of the event A Strength-Based Approach to Parenting ? Presented by Dr. Wayne Hammond
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Understanding and purposefully nurturing a child?s ability to navigate and negotiate life?s challenges in successful ways is the goal of all parents. But in light of the many risks and threats our children face, embracing a ...

Icon of the event Supports Matter:Resource Fair for Single Parents
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | All Day
North York Central Library

Are you a single parent who requires information on financial, legal, employments and social supports? Then you need to attend the Supports Matter: Resource Fair for Single Parents on Monday Oct 5, 2015. Children are welcome....

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Fri Nov 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Osteoporosis Canada offers an educational program about maintaining health bones, including nutrition, exercise, diagnosis and drug treatments. If you want to learn what you can do to live well with osteoporosis and prevent f...

Icon of the event Memory and Aging
Tue Nov 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Susan Vandermorris, Ph.D., C. Psych. of Neuropsychology and Cognitive Health, Baycrest, will tell us about memory changes that occur with age. Topics include: how our brains support memory, different types of memory and how ...

Icon of the event Out of Mind, Out of Sight
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

What happens to people who suffer from mental illness and commit violent crimes? Where do they go? How are they treated?...

Icon of the event Change is the Rule of Life
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Director and producer Ken Stern, freelance documentary filmmaker, will screen his short film "Change is the Rule of Life." The film portrays the life transitions that older adults face when living independently becomes moe ch...

Icon of the event Commuting by Bike in All Weather Conditions
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

Make all-season cycling a breeze! Topics include: recommended "office-friendly" clothing for different cycling seasons, bicycle care and maintenance tips, route-planning and safe riding techniques to deal with different weath...

Icon of the event Stress Management through Restorative Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two meditation methods will be taught and practiced: one using the breath and another accompanied by beautiful m...


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