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Icon of the event Stress Management through Restorative Meditation
Sat Dec 06, 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 Searching TPL's Health Databases
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to find health information using the Toronto Public Library's health databases. To register call 416-393-7209.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 11
Icon of the event Autism Walk to Ottawa
Tue Nov 25, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Annette Street

"We need change for all people with Autism Spectrum Disorder". Dee Gordon, tired of struggling for 13 years to get support for her autistic son, is walking to Ottawa. She is leaving soon and intends to arrive January 29, 20...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: Toronto Public Health Workshop
Sat Mar 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

A 2 hour workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. For 10-14 year old children with a parent. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Please register 416 393 7727

Icon of the event Mental Health and Youth
Tue Jan 27, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Richview

Join in on the Richview Library initiative to end the stigma around mental health. We will chat about youth and mental health, resources available at the library and in the local communtiy for youth and how together, we can m...

Icon of the event Maintain Your Independence: Learn how to prevent falls
Mon Jan 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

Did you know that 1 in 3 seniors will have a fall this year? If you are 55 or older, join us to learn some helpful tips to prevent a fall and maintain your independence....

Icon of the event Process Addictions:  The Hidden Struggle
Fri Mar 20, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Addictions expert,Dr. Jim Cullen(PhD.RSW) outlines the unique struggle of "Process Addictions" (PA's)which refers to compulsive behaviours that have the same behavioural patterns as addiction to substances. Currently the mai...

Icon of the event Teen Cooking Club
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Downsview

Are you interested in developing skills in food preparation? Would you like to learn about healthy eating? Join us for The Cooking Club as an expert from Toronto Public Health shows us how to experience food with all five sen...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 18
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Thu Mar 19, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Brentwood

Learn the newest,hottest Hiphop & Dancehall moves while listening to your favorite tunes. In this interactive High energy dance workshop you will learn the general aspects of dance and obtain the knowledge needed to become a ...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Workshop-Toronto Public Health
Sat Jan 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Forest Hill

(Ages 10-14) A fun, family workshop that teaches safety measures to children and teenagers who are alone at home. Registration is required in person or by calling 416-393-7706. Space is limited.