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Icon of the event Laughing Yoga
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Come out and join us for a fun and enjoyable laughing yoga experience. For more information please call 416-395-5966 or email janesheppard@torontopubliclibrary.ca. Drop-in event.

Icon of the event Medicine by Design
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Stem cells, special cells first discovered in Canada, offer avenues to treat and perhaps cure devastating and costly illnesses. University of Toronto professor Peter Zandstra discusses Medicine by Design, a flagship initiativ...

Icon of the event Dr. Allan's Medicine Show
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mount Pleasant

Dr. Norman Allan, Ph.D., D.C.,scientist, healer, writer, lectures on alternative medicine, herbs, foods, healing stories and more. Sessions are spiced with music.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 11
Thu Sep 08
Thu Oct 13
Thu Nov 10
Icon of the event Pushing the Boundaries of Alzheimer Treatment
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

David F. Tang-Wai, Co-Director, University Health Network Memory Clinic, reviews traditional approaches for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and discusses new methods and avenues for treatment such as deep brain stimulati...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop: 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to stay home alone safely. Develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs....

Icon of the event Bullying & Safety with Toronto Police Service
Thu Oct 06, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Have you ever met a police officer in person? Well this is your chance! Join us for a presentation on bullying and how to be safe conducted by the Toronto Police Service. Learn what an average day for a police officer is l...

Icon of the event Health and Well-Being: Managing Stress for Kids
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Learn about the signs and symptoms of stress and positive ways to cope with stress. Learn simple exercises and techniques to calm your mind, relax your body and achieve a sense of well-being. Presented by Toronto Public Healt...

Icon of the event Healthy Eating on a Budget
Wed Sep 28, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Morningside

What are some simple steps that you can take to eat healthier? Learn how to use Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating to help you plan balanced meals on a budget and resources in the community that support healthy eating....

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course for Teens
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Want to gain valuable skills to help you land that babysitting job and receive Red Cross certification? This one-day course will teach you how to babysit infants and young children and covers everything from basic first aid t...

Icon of the event Healthy Eating using Canada's Food Guide
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Explore how to eat healthy based on Canada's Food Guide. Learn ideas and tips to help make healthy food choices. Presented by Toronto Public Health.