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Icon of the event Breast Cancer: Detection And Prevention
Tue Feb 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer for women in Ontario. Regular screening can find breast cancer when it is still very small and less likely to have spread. Join a nurse from Toronto Public Health to learn about...

Icon of the event Make Peace with Paper (and Email)
Thu Jan 19, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Humber Bay

Tame the paper. Take control of email. Inspirational and entertaining, this presentation shows you a simple process to free yourself from the buildup of paperwork and email that so easily overtakes us all. Plus! Tips on how t...

Icon of the event Walking to School: Pedestrian Safety
Tue May 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Walking or cycling to get to and from school has long been known to be an important source of physical activity for children. However, many of today's parents drive their children to school because they think that it is safe...

Icon of the event Baby Nutrition
Fri Feb 03, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: St. James Town

Join us in an information session about nutrition for babies and get your questions answered....

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

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 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Icon of the event Healthy Conversations
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

What does it mean to be healthy?...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 19
Thu Jan 26
Icon of the event Mitzvah Technique
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Healthy postural body usage is introduced through gentle chair exercises involving sitting, standing, and walking. The Mitzvah Technique can be readily applied to all your daily activities, from sitting at the computer to mo...

Icon of the event Plant-powered! The health benefits and how-tos a whole foods, plant-based diet.
Thu Feb 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Have you been wondering if a plant-based diet could be the right path for you, but you are not sure how to take the first steps? Wondering where to get your protein? Or how to successfully cook plant-based meals for your fami...

Icon of the event Healthy Aging: A Natural Approach
Mon Mar 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Dr. Aida Martinez Chorro, BSc, ND, will discuss how aging occurs and the difference between healthy and unhealthy aging. You will learn what you can do to reduce age related ailments and improve your energy through eating th...

Icon of the event St. John Ambulance Babysitting Course
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Forest Hill

This full day course is designed for children between the ages of 11-14. It teaches babysitting, leadership and first aid in a fun way. Register by calling St. John Ambulance at 416-967-4244 quoting date and location of the c...