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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 Willpower - The Force That Shapes Us
Tue Jul 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Are you striving for a meaningful change in your life, but do not know how to bring it about? Are you committed to achieving your goal, but do not know what is holding you back? Have you been frustrated by your inability to o...

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Mon Jul 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Dr. Vera Tarman will discuss her latest book 'Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction' which focuses on the experiences of people coping with various forms of food addiction, and provides readers with practical informati...

Icon of the event Basic Bike Safety
Sat Jul 18, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

Learn everything you need to know to about cycling in Toronto! Topics include: basic road rules and safe riding techniques, how to "size" and maintain your bike to prevent pain and injury, how to correctly wear a helmet, when...

Icon of the event Acupuncture: what can it help?
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Dr. Zhi-Ping Ren, Associate professor of Uppsala University in Sweden, specialized in molecular pathology and tumor biology....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 10
Mon Aug 24
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 Thursday Matinees
2:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cedarbrae

Ongoing event running from: Thu July 02-Thu August 27,2015 (except August 13th)...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 09
Thu Jul 16
Thu Jul 23
Thu Jul 30
Thu Aug 06
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 Meal Planning Workshop
Wed Aug 12, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Staff from the Kitchen Library will teach you how to plan meals in advance to reduce the work associated with cooking at home. Content covered includes time reducing tips and tricks, foods that freeze and store easily, menu a...