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Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Mon Mar 16, 2015 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn to meet the challenges of babysitting and develop skills to cope with common emergencies, prevent injuries and keep children safe. Fee is $60 per student (includes manual), to be paid to instructor by Visa, Mastercard, ...

Icon of the event Searching TPL's Health Databases
Thu Mar 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

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

Icon of the event Herbal Spring Tonics
Thu Mar 12, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Queen/Saulter

Give yourself a boost this spring by learning about herbs that increase energy and vitality and help us to adapt to seasonal and life changes. During this workshop we will taste herbal remedies, discuss their benefits and yo...

Icon of the event Posture Improvement with the Mitzvah Technique
Wed Mar 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Based on the body's innate ability to spring upward, this technique is a physical approach to improving posture and relieving stress and tension. It is a gentle and dynamic discipline learned through a series of practical exe...

Icon of the event Sushi Making Class
Tue Mar 10, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us for a fun, hands-on sushi-making class! Learn about the history of sushi before you draw out your Inner Sushi Chef by creating Makimonos. Take photos to send to your friends and family to prove your culinary genius! V...

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 Herbal Remedies for Aches and Pains
Thu Mar 05, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fairview

Join us for a discussion about commonly available herbs that can be safely taken as teas that have anti-inflammatory and pain relief qualities. Demonstration on how to make a topical preparation for aching joints is included ...

Icon of the event Chronic Pain Management Workshop
Mon Mar 02, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

An Arthritis Society expert conducts a workshop to improve your understanding of chronic pain management, and teaches you coping methods on how to handle your pain, stress, depression and fatigue. Call 416-394-5270 or email ...

Icon of the event Decluttering Your Space and Mind
Fri Feb 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Learn to overcome being overwhelmed by clutter so you can work effectively. Stephen Ilott, an experienced professional organizer, for "Decluttering Your Mind and Spaces" will show you how to clear your mind and will give you ...

Icon of the event Fire Safety For Older Adults:
Thu Feb 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Our homes are where we should feel the safest, but in Ontario, adults 65 years and older are at higher risk of dying by fire than any other age group. Join us for a talk by a Toronto Fire Services representative to learn the ...