Wellness

Learn about the latest health information from the experts. Wellness lectures and events provide an opportunity to find out about the issues that matter to you. Learn about common health concerns and risk factors, and get tips on prevention and treatment options to best manage your physical, psychological and spiritual well-being. Check the Events and Activities Calendar for upcoming dates and topics.

For more information, please contact Maria Lindgren at marial@betelcentre.org or 416-225-2112, ext. 130.

Upcoming Lectures

June 20, 2018 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Join us outside on the patio to help us plant our container garden, spend time outside and learn more about the benefits of plants!

Wednesday, June 20
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org

June 21, 2018 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

In this talk we discuss the revolutionary tool scientists use to “cut and paste” our genes. We will look at the ethics, its applications and how it’s done. Speaker: SciChat, Immunology Department University of Toronto

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org.

June 28, 2018 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Learn more about the best ways to plan for your finances and give to the next generation. Speaker: Dror David, Financial Advisor

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org.

July 5, 2018 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Interested in learning more about where to invest your savings? Join Bob Jet to learn more! Speaker: Bob Jet, Manulife Securities

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org.

July 12, 2018 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

This book examines our relationship with food through the fruit trees that dot our streets and backyards in Toronto. Learn more about these plants, where they came from and how they could be used in our city. Speaker: Helena Moncrieff, Author

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org.

July 18, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join Shoresh Jewish Environmental Group for a hands-on Pickling Workshop with young adults! Registration required. Please call Maria 416-225-2112, ext. 130 to reserve your spot.

Wednesday, July 18
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

July 19, 2018 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

It’s always a good idea to brush up on the latest scams occurring in our community. Stay safe! Speaker: Sheldon Parker, Board Chair, Jewish Free Loan Casa, Retired Lawyer

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org.

July 26, 2018 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Do you know all that the Toronto Public Library offers? Join Gary Sherman to learn more about different programs and activities your local library can offer. Speaker: Nicole Kotzer, Centennial Library

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org.

August 2, 2018 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Learn about chemical hazards, the health effects and what people can do to reduce exposure. Speaker: Health Canada

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org.

August 9, 2018 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Learn about effective goal setting, taking charge of your wellness and creating your best life. Speaker: Meredith Morrison, Fitness Specialist

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org.