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Icon of the event Peer Nutrition (Cantonese)
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Goldhawk Park

Co-sponsored with Toronto Public Health. This program is supported by a Registered Dietician. Come and learn how to make healthy foods for your family, build skills for shopping and cooking and make new friends and share your...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 23
Tue Mar 01
Tue Mar 08
Wed Mar 16
Tue Mar 22
Icon of the event University of Toronto SciChat: Vaccines revealed
Tue May 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Vaccination is an integral part of modern healthcare but many people are still suspicious about the effectiveness of vaccines and worried about the side effects they may incur. Vaccines boost the ability of your immune system...

Icon of the event Mom and Baby Yoga
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below

Join Jennifer from Opet Childbirth Services, to learn some fun yoga exercises for you and your baby....

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 07
Mon Mar 14
Icon of the event Heart Health
Tue Apr 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on heart health....

Icon of the event A Doctor's Guide to Alternative Medicine:  What Works, What Doesn't and Why
Wed Mar 02, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr. Mel Borins discusses his new book, for patients and physicians alike, on which alternative treatments work, which don't and, according to the latest scientific research, why they do and don?t. This presentation will be o...

Icon of the event Seniors Exercise and Falls Prevention
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

Join us for a Community Exercise and Falls Prevention program for seniors. Offered in association with Carefirst Seniors and Community Services. Call 416-847-8939 to register.

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 06
Wed Apr 13
Wed Apr 20
Wed Apr 27
Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance
Sat Mar 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn the basics of day-to-day bike maintenance (hands-on). Topics include: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain, and ensuring your bike is the right fit for you....

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre
10:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 22
Mon Mar 07
Mon Mar 21
Mon Apr 04
Mon Apr 11
Icon of the event Meditation - the Key to Serenity and Optimal Health
Wed May 04, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Marina Quattrocchi, author of Dreamwork Uncovered and The Genius of Spirit, discusses recent cutting edge research into the power of meditation. Different types of meditative practice will be examined, so that all partici...

Icon of the event The Science and Controversies Underlying GMOs
Fri Jun 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Please join Dr. Rene Van Acker, professor and associate dean of the Ontario Agriculture College at the University of Guelph, for a discussion on Genetically Modified Organisms.