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Icon of the event Wild Plant Medicine Walk
Sat May 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Many wild plants are good food and medicine. This walk will take us along Riverside sidewalks, lane-ways, and parks where we will identify local plants with herbalist Danette Steele. We will also learn about the history of ...

Icon of the event Building Resilience in Children and Youth: A Workshop by Toronto Public Health
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Are you a parent/caregiver of a 10-14 year old? Would you like to learn how to help your child bounce back from challenges?...

Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Coping with Immigration Stress
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will provide useful information for newcomers about how migration to Canada can affect your stress, mental health, and wellness. Learn how to deal with culture-shock and racism, a...

Icon of the event Urban Agriculture and Pollinator-Friendly Gardening
Sat May 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Pollinators - bees, butterflies and more - play an essential role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem. Did you know that they are responsible for pollinating over 30% of the foods we eat? In this session, you'll get informatio...

Icon of the event WIRED: Stress, Media, and the Social Life in the Digital Age
Fri May 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Dr. Nasreen Khatri, a registered clinical psychologist, gerontologist and neuroscientist to learn about the brain's response to social media and learn tips on how to navigate the digital landscape to remain socially conn...

Icon of the event Managing Pain & Living Well
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Aliza Weinrib will help you increase your understanding of pain and how it affects you. She will discuss actions and choices that can help you manage your pain and get examples of coping strategies that you can start usin...

Icon of the event Qi Gong Demonstration
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for demonstration of Qi Gong, presented by Dr. Marina Quattrocchi. Qi Gong means "breath work" or "energy workout." This energy is meant to flow freely through our bodies like a gently flowing river. When there are bl...

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

This is a FREE parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 29
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
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Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event At Home Alone presented byToronto Public Health
Sat May 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

This fun and interactive family workshop will help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to stay home alone. Workshop will focus on Open Communication, Increased Safety Awareness and other tools to help better prepare famili...

Icon of the event Growing Up Safely with Toronto Public Health
Wed Apr 26, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Children need to explore and play. This half hour discussion with a Toronto Public Health nurse will help you keep them safe as they grow and learn. Drop-in.