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Icon of the event Yoga for Older Adults
Mon Apr 16, 2018 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Richview

Join us for alternating weeks of Hatha yoga and Chair yoga. Hatha classes will involve stretching into yoga poses on a mat, while Chair yoga is a suitable alternative for those who have difficulty getting on the floor to exe...

Icon of the event Antibiotics as Friends and Foes (SciChat)
Wed Jun 06, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

In this talk we will discuss: how antibiotics work against bacteria, cure infections when used properly and when misused can lead to antibiotic-resistant superbugs that plague global health. We will cover misconceptions aroun...

Icon of the event Drug Discovery: Benchtop to Pillbox (SciChat)
Wed Jun 20, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Ever wonder how drugs evolve from basic ideas to medical treatments and why the process is so long? In this talk students from the University of Toronto will describe the transition of a scientific finding to clinical trials,...

Icon of the event Senior drivers & the licence renewal process
Tue May 01, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

By attending this presentation, attendees will learn about:...

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101: Bike with Confidence
Wed May 30, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Cycle Toronto will guide you through everything you need to know about cycling in Toronto. Topics include: road rules, safe riding techniques, equipment, choosing your route and more....

Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Wed Jun 06, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Cycle Toronto will show you the basics of how to maintain your bike in this hands-on workshop. Topics include: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain, and ensuring your bike is the right ...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Mar 10, 2018 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Learn how to safely babysit infants and young children. This course covers: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities and games, how to handle emergencies, household safety, basic first aid, and more. Participants receiv...

Icon of the event The Science Behind the Obesity Code
Wed Feb 21, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join Naturopathic Doctor Nadia Brito Pateguana as she explores the science behind the Obesity Code.

Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Wed Jun 13, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Richview

Cycle Toronto will show you the basics of how to maintain your bike in this hands-on workshop. Topics include: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain, and ensuring your bike is the right ...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
Thu Mar 15, 2018 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Learn about the impact of changes to the brain because of dementia and strategies to reduce risk factors....

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