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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 Feb 20
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 20
Tue Apr 10
Tue Apr 24
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 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 Wellness Club for Seniors (in Chinese)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 05
Thu May 03
Thu Jun 07
Icon of the event Cancer Prevention Workshop
Thu Mar 08, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Forest Hill

This workshop is presented by Library staff, with material provided by Toronto Public Health. You will learn about:...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
Fri Jun 08, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

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

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 20
Tue Feb 27
Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby - FULL
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Free parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics covered: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping y...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 26
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 21
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 07
Wed Mar 14
Wed Mar 21

Get healthy with programs, recommended collections and services brought to you by Toronto Public Health.