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Icon of the event How to Manage High Blood Pressure
Mon May 14, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us in our Periodical Lounge and find out more about symptoms, risk factors, treatment, and prevention of hypertension. This talk is presented by Jane-Finch Family Health Team Pharmacists.

Icon of the event Solutions For Maximizing Storage In Your Home
Mon May 28, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

If you are looking for ways to add new storage and to maximize the storage you have this is a seminar for you. ...

Icon of the event Healty Eating for Older Adults
Mon Jun 11, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Please join, Registered Dietitian, Gayle Jackson, from the Jane Finch Family Health Team for the session that will tell you everything you need to know about healthy eating, but were afraid to ask. We will discuss your needs ...

Icon of the event Yoga for Well-Being
Sat May 26, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, participants will learn some daily yoga routines and special breathing exercises for improved physical and mental health. This program is for adults 18 years and older. Space is limit...

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Wed Jun 06, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

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 t...

Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now!
Wed May 09, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

In this free 90-minute diabetes prevention education session, participants will determine their own personal risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Participants will also learn how to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabe...

Icon of the event Advanced Bike Maintenance Workshop
Mon Jul 09, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Cycle Toronto will show you how your bike works on a deeper level in this hands-on workshop. Topics include: fixing squeaky brakes, prevent your chain from falling off, correcting gear-shifting issues, and how to straighten y...

Icon of the event Not Your Granddad's Weed
Mon Mar 26, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

As the legalization of cannabis grows closer, it is important to have a basic knowledge of this drug and its interaction with alcohol. James Wigmore, an internationally recognized forensic toxicologist, will describe the vari...

Icon of the event Community Yoga
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

A community-run yoga class for all levels - beginner and advanced practitioners alike. Bimonthly. All you need is a mat and water bottle. If you'd like to teach some classes let library staff know!

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 27
Icon of the event Understanding Depression in a Social, Psychological and Biological Context
Mon Mar 26, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The word depression is used a lot, but what does that mean? This talk will explore depression from different contexts and the various factors that can lead to it. We will delve into social, psychological and biological contri...

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