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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 Addiction and Prescriptions Pain Meds among Older People: An Increasing Problem
Tue Feb 27, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Addiction in many areas of our society is on the decrease. However addiction to prescription pain medication is on an alarming increase, especially among the elderly. Dr. Jim Cullen, Ph.D., RSW will present the latest data re...

Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Mon Jun 18, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

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 Cognitive Screening: What is it, Who needs it, and What does it Mean?
Tue Apr 17, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Linda Mah defines what is meant by "cognitive screening" and reviews guidelines used by physicians to determine if a patient needs to be cognitively screened (or not). She discusses how screening test results are used by ...

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 Active Boost! Nutrition Classes
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Get fit! Feel great! Reach your health goals through our free 8 week program of nutrition and fitness classes. Nutritional snacks are provided for free....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 07
Wed Mar 14
Wed Mar 21
Wed Mar 28
Icon of the event Doctor's in Denial - a Reading with author Joel Lexchin
Tue May 22, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Doctors in Denial examines the relationship between the Canadian medical profession and the pharmaceutical industry, and explains how doctors have become dependents of the drug companies instead of champions of patients' heal...

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 Benjue Mindfulness Meditation
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Benjue Meditation is a new generation of a 2500-year old tradition, a highly-structured mindfulness method combining best features from many different mindfulness schools in Theravada and Zen traditions. Please visit the Dave...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 27

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