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Icon of the event Community Exercise Program For Seniors 65+
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Join us for free Community Exercise classes for seniors 65+ from 10:00am-11:00 am OR 11:00am-12pm every Tuesday. Choose 1 session. Each session includes a variety of exercises to improve endurance, strength and balance. Offer...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 27
Icon of the event Keto Diet and Fasting
Wed Mar 28, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join Naturopathic Doctor Nadia Brito Pateguana as she explores Low-Carb diet and Intermittent Fasting. This approach can help people overcome Insulin Resistance and Metabolic Syndrome conditions such as Obesity, Diabetes, Fa...

Icon of the event Kindergarten Readiness-EarlyON Child & Family Centre
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 3-4) Children participate in small group learning experiences that support kindergarten expectations. Parents participate in workshops regarding healthy child development and school routines. Register in person or by ca...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 06
Fri Apr 13
Fri Apr 20
Fri Apr 27
Fri May 04
Icon of the event Stress Management through Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Please join us for this stress relieving series. Feel transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two methods of meditation will be taught and practised: one using the br...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 10
Tue Apr 24
Tue May 08
Tue May 22
Tue Jun 19
Icon of the event Not Your Granddad's Weed: The Forensic Science of Cannabis (Part 1)
Wed Apr 11, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Jim Wigmore, an internationally recognized forensic toxicologist, expert witness and author who has retired from the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto after 29 years of service, will be at the Barbara Frum Branch to pres...

Icon of the event Brain Health
Thu Apr 12, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Through interactive games and exercises, learn about key principles of brain health and how certain activities may reduce your risk of dementia.

Icon of the event Living and Learning With Baby-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A Toronto Public Health program where parents meet to talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, caring for a sick child and community resources. (Ages-6 weeks-6 months) Register in person or by calling Toronto Pub...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 12
Thu Apr 19
Thu Apr 26
Thu May 03
Thu May 10
Icon of the event Genome Editing: Harnessing the Power of CRISPR
Tue Apr 17, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Researchers from the Department of Immunology at the University of Toronto will discuss CRISPR, the revoluntionary tool scientists can use to "cut and paste" our genes. Topics include how this type of gene editing works, its ...

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.

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