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Icon of the event Understanding Food Addiction with Dr. Vera Tarman MD.
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 Easy Ways to Get Active
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North York Central Library

Join us to learn about the benefits of outdoor activity, tips on staying fit?as well as new and different ideas for enjoying exercising outdoors. Presented by Bernard Betel Centre staff....

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...

Icon of the event Seniors Discovery Fair
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

This free event is a great chance to learn more about the services that are offered for older adults and seniors in Toronto. Come and speak with representatives from organizations such as Alzheimer's Society, Community Care A...

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...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 04
Thu Jun 11
Icon of the event Memory and brain health
Tue Jun 09, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Brief overview of Alzheimer's disease and the signs and symptoms will be followed by a discussion of risk factors and what people can do to maintain or improve the brain health...

Icon of the event Awareness Through Movement
Fri Jun 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Don Mills

What makes a person old? Some people think it's wrinkles, others think it's stodgy attitudes. But really, the culprit is our habits. In this session you will do several movement sequences designed to de-age your joints, musc...

Icon of the event iNavigait: Be A Safe Pedestrian
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North York Central Library

Cross the street as if your life depends on it!...

Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention Workshop
Mon Jun 08, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

An informative workshop presented by Toronto Public Health, shows you ways to take action to protect your health and help prevent Type 2 Diabetes. Don't miss this important presentation....

Icon of the event QiGong - Learn the
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Join the QiGong Master, Johnny Cheung as he takes you thru' his Eight Steps which are simple to learn and economical. Once you learn the steps, you could practice them anywhere and anytime. The benefits of practising QiGong i...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 29
Fri Jun 05
Fri Jun 12
Fri Jun 19
Fri Jun 26