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Icon of the event Grey Glory and Grey Ambition
Tue Sep 16, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Award winning Canadian filmmaker Brandy Yanchyk screens 2 extraordinary documentaries. Grey Glory tells the story of 5 inspiring athletes, including Olga Kotelko, a 94 year old Masters Track and Field star who didn't start t...

Icon of the event Caring for Your Child's Dental Health Workshop
Thu Nov 20, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Agincourt

Come and join this free workshop to learn how to care for your child's dental health. Topics include cavity prevention, oral care, finding low cost or free dental care in Toronto and more. To register, please call 416-396-895...

Icon of the event Working better with age
Wed Nov 05, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Your brain on speed: how the brain responds to the rush hour of life....

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Mon Sep 22, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Osteoporosis Canada will provide information about osteoporosis, risk factors and diagnosis, drug therapies and importance of calcium, vitamin D and physical activity to bone health. Participants are invited to ask questions....

Icon of the event Your Health Options
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Roberta Greenberg, Mississauga-Halton Community Care Access Centre, discusses health care at home, CCAC's role in the community, what it provides, what services are paid for and what is not, and its relationship to seniors? s...

Icon of the event Mental Illness Awareness Week
Wed Oct 08, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 5-11, join us in a NFB sceening of "Out of Mind, Out of Sight". What happens to people who suffer from mental illness and commit violent crimes? Where do they go? How ...

Icon of the event Stress Management through Restorative Meditation
Sat Oct 04, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Highland Creek

Meditation brings relief from stress and anxiety. This program also offers gentle stretching to augment a sense of well being. Spaces are limited, register in person or by phone (416)396-8876.

Icon of the event Walk into Health
Wed Aug 20, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sanderson

Public Health Nurse will discuss why physical activity is so important, the health benefits of walking, and how to use a pedometer to motivate you to walk more! No registration required.

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Sat Oct 04, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

A workshop to help families prepare their 10 -14 year old to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Space is limited....

Icon of the event Beat the Flu season naturally with Aromatherapy
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Alderwood

Join us for an interactive workshop with Monika Meulman of "the Healing Muse" where you will learn the basic tenets of aromatherapy and healing with essential oils.Blend your own oils and create a home care spray for disenfec...