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Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Dec 03, 2016 | 9:05 am - 5:05 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This course teaches teens 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. Partici...

Icon of the event Importance of PLAY Fridays
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for FREE mini-workshops to learn more about the importance of play in your baby?s development (3 -18 months), a program facilitated by East York East Toronto, Ontario Early Years Centre....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 02
Icon of the event How Good Are You At Stress Management?
Wed Nov 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

The findings of two recent scientific studies about stress may surprise you....

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Nov 26, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Get your babysitting certification on Saturday November 26th, 9am - 5pm! Back by popular demand with our amazing trainer Maureen. This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers in...

Icon of the event Herbs and Winter Wellness
Thu Nov 24, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Herbalist Danette Steele will share plant wisdom and herbal teas along with some of her favourite recipes for winter wellness. Everyone will participate in the kitchen ? together we will make herbal remedies that are deliciou...

Icon of the event Winter Safety and Fall Prevention
Thu Nov 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Kennedy/Eglinton

Join Toronto Public Health to learn how you can stay safe and healthy during winter: Learn simple exercise to stay strong and active. Learn about common risks to pedestrians and how to avoid them

Icon of the event Dental Health
Wed Nov 23, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Good oral health contributes positively to your physical, mental and social well-being and to the enjoyment of life's possibilities. Some topics that will be presented are:...

Icon of the event Can We Go Beyond Treating the Symptoms of Disease?
Mon Nov 21, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Imagine reversing blindness or the devastation associated with stroke. This is the promise of regenerative medicine and the Shoichet lab's research at the intersection of engineering and medicine. With Dr. Molly Shoichet, Uni...

Icon of the event Senior Safety and Fraud Prevention
Mon Nov 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for an engaging discussion about senior safety and fraud prevention with an Officer from Toronto Police Fraud Office....

Icon of the event Exercise and Mental Health
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

With one in five Canadians experiencing a mental health episode in their lives, exercise has been shown to be one of the most effective ways to improve one's mental wellbeing. Lorne Opler, instructor of Fitness and Health Pro...