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Icon of the event Your Body on Neighbourhood Watch - Cancer Recognition By the Immune System
Wed Nov 12, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

How do cancers develop? Will cancer ever be cured? Is cancer "one" disease? How does our body fight back? These questions and others will be discussed by an Immunology graduate student from the University of Toronto's Sci...

Icon of the event Allergies Demystified
Wed Dec 03, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm

Find out in this SciChat, why allergies are becoming more prevalent in Canada, and what curative treatments have been developed in response to the allergic reaction. Presented by the Dept. of Immunology, University of Toronto...

Icon of the event Cycling in Fall & Winter
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Join us for a FREE informative workshop to learn how to ride a bicycle safely in cold, rain and snow. You will gain knowledge on...

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre @ Annette Street Library
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

Parents and caregivers can bring their children to the Junction Family Resource Centre program here at Annette Street Library for:...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 28
Tue Nov 04
Tue Nov 11
Tue Nov 18
Tue Nov 25
Icon of the event Starting the Conversation: A Nine Step Plan to Deciding Where to Live As You Age
Wed Nov 19, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presented by the Ontario Society (Coalition) of Senior Citizen's Organizations....

Icon of the event Dental Health Workshop for Older Adults
Tue Dec 16, 2014 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come and learn about common dental disease among older adults, information on oral care, prevention tips and more. This workshop will be conducted in English and Mandarin. To register, please call 416-396-8950 or contact libr...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

Never underestimate a good laugh! Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform your life. Please bring water and wear comfy clothes. The sessions ...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 12
Mon Feb 02
Icon of the event Make the Connection: Toronto Public Health
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

Come with your baby (birth to 12 months) and learn more about connecting with your baby. Make your baby feel loved and promote language and learning. Meet other new parents and find out about services in your community. Regis...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 27
Mon Nov 03
Icon of the event Chronic Pain Management Workshop
Mon Dec 01, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

An expert from the Arthritis Society will conduct a Chronic Pain Management Workshop that will teach the participants how to handle their chronic pain, stress, depression and fatigue.

Icon of the event Vaccines Revealed - How They are Made and How do They Work
Wed Nov 05, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Do vaccines even work? Will a vaccine make me sick? Why do we need to get vaccinated anyway? These questions and others will be discussed by an Immunology graduate student from the University of Toronto's SciChat program....