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Icon of the event Be Strong all winter: Natural ways of beating colds and the flu
Mon Nov 09, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Alderwood

Join us for an interactive workshop with local aromatherapist Monika Meulman as she introduces us to natural ways to stay healthy during the winter season. For more information and to register for this free session please con...

Icon of the event Kitchen Library's Easy Homemade Baby Food Workshop
Thu Nov 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Easy Homemade Baby Food a free one hour workshop....

Icon of the event Juicing 101
Wed Nov 04, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Leaside

Toronto Kitchen Library invites you to attend a hands on juicing workshop. Learn how to juice for optimal health and sample your own delicious creations!...

Icon of the event Driving Program for Seniors Turning 80
Tue Nov 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Albert Campbell

A representative from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation will provide a review of the Official Driver?s Handbook, assist participants in preparing for the senior driving licence test, and provide tips for safe winter driv...

Icon of the event Ingredients: Understanding What's in Your Beauty Products
Mon Nov 02, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Runnymede

This workshop will cover the basic scientific concepts behind beauty products. Armed with this knowledge, attendees will learn the basics of how to interpret product claims and ingredient lists for various beauty products, an...

Icon of the event Safe Seniors 2016 Calendar Launch
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Join the BASSIC partnership in celebrating the launch of the 2016 Safe Seniors Calendar. BASSIC, a partnership of GTA service providers is committed to improving the quality of life for seniors by raising awareness of safety...

Icon of the event Dehydrate your own healthy treats:  the Kitchen Library
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

Learn how to use a dehydrator to make portable,easy to store snacks. Find out what foods can be dehydrated easily, how to use the dehydrator and get recipes to try at home. Participants will use the dehydrator and leave with ...

Icon of the event Health Literacy
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Be Health Smart! How health literate are you? What can you do to prevent health problems or better deal with chronic conditions? How can you improve your own and your family and friends' interactions with the health care syst...

Icon of the event Dr. Paul Garfinkel - A Life in Psychiatry: Looking Out, Looking In
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Palmerston

One of Canada's leading psychiatrists and founder of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Dr. Paul Garfinkel has written a candid new memoir. Through his 40-year career and life devoted to the understanding, care and a...

Icon of the event Mobility and Movement
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Taylor Memorial

Improve the quality of your life by learning techniques in mobility and movement.