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Icon of the event Health Effects of Marijuana Use
Thu Oct 18, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

With the federal legalization date just around the corner, many Canadians have questions about Cannabis. Clinical Pharmacist Bahar Nemati, MSc, BScPhm from Toronto Western Family Health Team, will present on cognitive and oth...

Icon of the event Stress Relief Thru Meditation
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy, stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required. All ages and experience levels welcome.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 22
Icon of the event Stress Relief Thru Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brentwood

Class includes 20 minutes of meditation and 40 minutes of stress-relieving stretches. Led by a Meditation Toronto Instructor.

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 17
Icon of the event Not Your Granddad's Weed: The Forensic Science of Cannabis
Thu Sep 06, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

As cannabis is being legalized, it is important to know some of the basic knowledge of this drug and its interaction with alcohol. James Wigmore an internationally recognized forensic toxicologist and published author (at www...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Fri Aug 24, 2018 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

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, and more. Participants receive their Red Cros...

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101: Bike with Confidence
Wed Aug 15, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

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 DIY Stress Balls
Wed Aug 15, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Are you stressing out about going back to school again? Would you like to relax before the summer ends? Then come join us and make some easy DIY stress balls that you can take with you anywhere!...

Icon of the event Caribbean Food Demo - Pepper Pot
Tue Jul 31, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us as we celebrate Toronto Carnival with an infamous Pepper Pot recipe.

Icon of the event Benjue Mindfulness Meditation
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Benjue Mindfulness Meditation is an easy-to-learn, non-sectarian, systematic mindfulness meditation method. The Benjue method uniquely combines features from many different Vipassana meditation schools and traditions in South...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 26
Thu Aug 02
Thu Aug 09
Thu Aug 16
Thu Aug 23
Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Sat Jul 21, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: High Park

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 ...

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