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Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

This course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive y...

Icon of the event Commuting by Bike in All Weather Conditions
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Make all-season cycling a breeze! Topics include: recommended "office-friendly" clothing for different cycling seasons, bicycle care and maintenance tips, route-planning and safe riding techniques to overcome various weather-...

Icon of the event Healthy Eating using Canada's Food Guide
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Explore how to eat healthy based on Canada's Food Guide. Learn ideas and tips to help make healthy food choices. Presented by Toronto Public Health.

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop
Thu Nov 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: New Toronto

Toronto Public Health presents a fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Parents must accompany their children. Register for this free program in person or by calling 416-394...

Icon of the event Treatment of Alzheimer?s Disease at the Toronto Memory Program
Thu Nov 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Richview

Dr. Ian Cohen is a physician and research investigator at Toronto Memory Program. He has been involved in over 100 studies evaluating new treatments for Alzheimer?s disease and related dementias....

Icon of the event Brain Health
Thu Nov 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. James Town

Learn how to maintain and improve the health of your brain. Find out the risk factors of dementia and ways to reduce risk of developing dementia. Presented by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto....

Icon of the event Nodic Pole Walking
Thu Nov 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Introduction to Nordic Pole Walking by Lorne Opler: Nordic Pole Walking is a highly effective, low impact exercise that takes fitness walking to a new level. Improves heart, lung, and brain health.

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Thu Nov 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. James Town

Learn how to improve and maintain the health of your brain. Understand the risk factors of dementia and find out strategies to reduce your risk. Presented with the Alzheimer Society of Toronto....

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Wed Nov 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us and learn about issues of pedestrian safety, contributors to an unsafe pedestrian environment, and what you can do to increase personal safety. These include normal age-related changes, personal safety techniques, ch...

Icon of the event Be Strong all winter: Natural ways of beating colds and the flu
Mon Nov 14, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: 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...