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Icon of the event Stress management through restorative meditation
7:00 pm - 8:30 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 methods of meditation will be taught and practiced; one using the breath and another accompanied by beautifu...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 24
Thu May 08
Thu May 22
Thu Jun 05
Thu Jun 19
Icon of the event Healthy Living For Older Adults: Keep Active And Maintain Your Independence
Fri Jun 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Join a representative from Toronto Health for a talk about how physical activity can help to keep muscles and bones strong, improve posture and maintain balance. Discover the emotional and social benefits of keeping active in...

Icon of the event Lunchtime Programs: Laughter Yoga
12:10 pm - 12:50 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Never underestimate a good laugh! Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing and how they can transform your life. Information is provided by Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 09
Thu Jun 19
Icon of the event Stay on Your Feet:  Prevent a Fall
Wed May 14, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Are you an older adult or caring for one? Each year many seniors are injured when they fall. Falls can result in physical, social and emotional trauma as well as a loss of independence. The good news is that there are steps y...

Icon of the event Keep Toronto Reading:  Survival Training
Fri Apr 25, 2014 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Inspired by our One Book commuity read, The Cellist of Sarajevo, we look at how people manage to survive in a city under siege. What skills would one need in order to survive? David Arama from WSC Survival School will teach y...

Icon of the event Nutrition and Brain Health
Thu Jun 12, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Join Dr. Carol Greenwood to learn the latest on the connection between nutrition and brain health. Dr. Greenwood, who is affiliated with University of Toronto's Department of Nutritional Sciences and Baycrest Centre for Geri...

Icon of the event You May Be a Target, But Don't Be a Victim
Thu Jun 12, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Take a proactive approach to safety be learning about preventative measures and practices. Toronto Police will discuss "Personal Safety - Wherever You Are?; Toronto Fire Services looks at "What's Keeping You Safe in Your Bu...

Icon of the event Refuel Your Energies!
Wed May 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Conflict-driven stress will rob you of energy, so come and be re-energized! Author and Mediator Karin Vagiste received the International Award of Excellence for her peace-building strategies; the more room you make for peace ...

Icon of the event The Fruit Hunters
Wed Jul 30, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

The Fruit Hunters is a documentary which examines culture, history and geography to show how intertwined we are with the fruits...

Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

Count your steps using a pedometer borrowed from the library. Get some motivation and get active.