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Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 08
Icon of the event DIY All-Natural Beauty Care
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Get ready for the heat and humidity of the summer season by indulging yourself with some all-natural DIY beauty treatments. Participants will work together in creating their own take home products. All supplies will be provid...

Icon of the event Laughter Therapy
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Laughter is an excellent way to reduce stress, increase performance and improve the flow of oxygen to the heart and brain. Join our Laughter Therapy exercise classes and discover how it can be the best medication. Drop in, no...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Aug 03
Icon of the event Type 2 Diabetes Awareness & Prevention
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Type 2 diabetes is becoming more prevalent today. Get tips on the prevention and management of the Type 2 diabetes through physical activity and healthy eating. Presented in partnership with the Scarborough Centre for Healthy...

Icon of the event Brain Health
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

As part of Alzheimer's Awareness, WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on keeping a healthy brain. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Icon of the event At Home Alone by Toronto Public Health
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Jones

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely....

Icon of the event Managing Pain & Living Well
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Aliza Weinrib will help you increase your understanding of pain and how it affects you. She will discuss actions and choices that can help you manage your pain and get examples of coping strategies that you can start usin...

Icon of the event Late Life Depression
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

A research team from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health will explore the nature of depression, how it can be misdiagnosed for other conditions, the importance of a proper diagnosis and the link between depression and ...

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Nordic Pole Walking is a simple low-impact exercise that involves walking with a pair of customized x-country poles. The activity is very easy to learn and can be done in groups making it perfect for social recreation and fit...

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101 with Cycle Toronto
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

In honour of Bike month, join us at the library to learn everything you need to know to cycle in Toronto!...