Gilda's Club Greater Toronto

Cancer support For the whole family, the whole time.



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20s & 30s Support GroupSecond and fourth Tuesday of every month (6:30pm) - For young adults in their 20s & 30s living with cancer. An opportunity to connect with others & share your experiences. MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED.
Adult Bereavement GroupThursdays (6:30pm)- Come and share your experiences with others who have lost a friend or family member to cancer.
AFTER BREAST CANCER: Prosthesis & Bra Fittingmid-month (10am) - Provides women with free new prosthesis and/or new bras. Schedule a customized fitting & consultation appointment with a bra & prosthesis expert.
Coffee and Poetry HourWednesday, July 23 (6:30pm) - Poetry & the written word can provide necessary solace & comfort, especially when navigating a cancer diagnosis or after losing a loved one to cancer. Please join us for this informal literary gathering.
Core Strength Class with Brigid DineenWednesdays - This fitness class will include strengthening moves that focus on creating muscle balance and relaxation to ease stress.
Daytime Friends and Family Support GroupWednesdays (1:00pm) - For friends and family of someone living with cancer.
Daytime Wellness Group with EllenWednesdays (1pm) - For people living with cancer, from newly diagnosed up to 18 months post-treatment.
EFT with Crystal Hawk (6 week series)Thursdays, June 12-July 10 (3pm) - A simple, easy to learn & use system in which you tap on meridian points on your face & upper body with your own fingers to eliminate many negative elements in your life like anxiety & fear.
Friends & Family GroupTuesdays (6:30pm) - A Support Group for friends & family of someone living with cancer. MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED
Gilda's GardenTuesdays (10am) - Join Gilda’s Club staff and volunteers for a morning of maintaining our garden throughout the summer! Please feel free to bring something to plant, but not required and please bring your own gardening gloves. Please RSVP in advance.
Guitar WorkshopWednesdays (6pm) - Join Dom for a 4-week Guitar Workshop & explore some basic concepts such as: chords, timing, picking & strumming. Guitars will be provided onsite for the workshop. Ongoing participation required. Class limited to 5 participants.
HeARTspace OPEN ART STUDIOMondays(11:00am)- Discover the power of creative expression in your health process at this open art studio.
Imagery for Healing with Crystal HawkThursdays, July 24 - August 28 (3pm) - Imagery can help deal with stress, illness & the grind of daily life. Get immediate positive feedback by learning easy-to-do imageries & gain a sense of control over your health. All welcome.
INSPIRATIONAL MOVIE: Patch Adamsmonthly (11am) - Patch Adams is a 1998 semi-biographical comedy-drama film starring Robin Williams
Kids Grieve TooThursdays (6:30pm) - A structured support group for children ages 4-12 who have lost a family member or friend to cancer. An opportunity for children to share feelings and learn to cope with change.
Kids Talk OutTuesdays (6:30pm) - A structured support group for children ages 4-12 living with cancer, and children with cancer in the family.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Networking Group2nd & 4th Monday of every month (6:30pm) - Connect with other people diagnosed and treated for a blood cancer such as Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma or Myelodysplasia Syndrome.
Lymphedema: A Guide to Prevention and ManagementTuesday, May 27 (10:30pm) - A helpful discussion by a Registered Physiotherapist certified in Combined Decongestive Therapy/Cancer Rehabilitation who will answer all your questions on the topic of lymphedema.
Men's Networking Groupmonthly on a Monday (6:30pm)- Our all-new men’s-only networking group is a non-facilitated, safe space for men to join together and discuss their cancer journey.
Mixed Media Art Making GroupFridays (3pm) - This will be a 10-week program to create art and share your experiences and stories with others.
MORNING MOVIE: 50/50monthly (11:30am) - Join us for an afternoon movie in the comfort of the Gilda’s clubhouse, showing the movie 50/50.
New Member MeetingWednesdays (1pm) - This one-time meeting is for those who have not joined Gilda’s Club and would like to tour the clubhouse and learn more about what we offer. *MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED; NO WALK-INS. PLEASE CALL*
Parent Coffee Hourfirst and third Tuesday of every month (6:30pm) - A network group for adults who are parenting with cancer in the family.
Qi Gong with Pei-Fang Tsaimonthly (6:30pm) - Qi Gong is a traditional Chinese system for health preservation and maintenance.
Radner's Readers every 3rd Thursday of the month (1pm)- "The Curious Incident of a Dog at Night-Time" by Mark Haddon
Self-Reiki Backgroundmonthly on a Wednesday (6pm) - A class dedicated to providing participants with a background overview of Reiki and its health benefits.
Self-Reiki Practicemonthly on a Wednesday (7pm) - Practice self-Reiki under the guidance of an instructor.
Tai ChiFridays (1pm) - An ancient Chinese martial art, widely used for health promotion. It is a sequence of fluid-like body movements, which foster and improve balance and mobility.
Teen Corner Tuesdays (6:30pm) - An opportunity for teens to connect, socialize, and share experiences living with cancer. MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED.
Therapeutic Touch Practice Groupsecond Thursday of every month (1pm) - Members who have studied this modality have an opportunity to continue learning how to use it. They’ll also be able to both give & receive a session with supervision & feedback.
Therapeutic Yoga (6-week series)Wednesdays (1pm) - Benefit from the healing and therapeutic powers of yoga. These classes include: a gentle vinyasa flow linking conscious breath with movement, restorative poses, and guided meditation (Yoga Nidra). Facilitated by Mary Ciofli-Khon.
Tree of Life WorkshopWednesdays (2:00pm) - In this brand new 4-weekarts-based workshop, join mixed media artist Elizabeth Nardella, in creating your own Tree of Life.
Wellness Group with DebTuesdays (6:30pm) - A Support Group for people living with cancer, from newly diagnosed up to 18 months post-treatment. MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED.
Wellness Group with EllenTuesdays (6:30pm) - A Support Group for people living with cancer, from newly diagnosed up to 18 months post-treatment.
Zumba: The Art of Gentle Movement & DanceThursdays(6:30pm) - Zumba is a described as an effortless, fun workout where you can lose yourself in the music and find yourself in the shape at the original dance-fitness party. It's easy to do and low impact.

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