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Icon of the event Food Skills for Teens
Thu Mar 15, 2018 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and join us as Toronto Public Health teaches a workshop on food skills for teens! Improve your nutrition knowledge, gain basic cooking skills, and make a healthy snack as a group to eat while you learn....

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 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 Yoga and Meditation
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Do NOT miss our Yoga & Meditation this month!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 22
Thu Mar 01
Thu Mar 08
Thu Mar 15
Thu Mar 22
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 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
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 Feb 27
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 27
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 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....

Icon of the event Overview of Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Mon May 07, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Learn about the impact of changes to the brain because of dementia and strategies to reduce risk factors. Presented in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Toronto....

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