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Icon of the event You May Be a Target, But Don't Be a Victim
Thu Jun 19, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Fort York

Take a proactive approach to safety be learning about preventative measures and practices. Toronto Police will discuss "Personal Safety - Wherever You Are"; Toronto Fire Services looks at "What's Keeping You Safe in Your Bu...

Icon of the event Searching TPL's Health Databases
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 19
Icon of the event Your Body on
Wed Jun 18, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

How do cancers develop? Will cancer ever be cured? Is cancer ?one? disease? How does our body fight back? Immunology Dept. from the University of Toronto discusses how the immune system interacts with cancerous cells and ho...

Icon of the event The Pros and Cons of Being Screened for Cancer
Wed Jun 18, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Northern District

Dr. Cornelia Baines from the Dalla Lana Faculty of Public Health with the University of Toronto will summarize what is known both pro and con cancer screening and will emphasize the need for consumers to be completely informe...

Icon of the event Driver's Workshop for Seniors
Wed Jun 18, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
McGregor Park

Are you turning 80 and need to have your driver?s license renewed? A Ministry of Transportation (MTO) representative will explain the new renewal process and answer your questions. For more information or to register, please ...

Icon of the event Your Brain on Speed: How the Brain Responds to the Rush Hour of Life
Wed Jun 18, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Session 3: The Struggle to Juggle...

Icon of the event Tasty Smoothies and Nutrition Workshop
Tue Jun 17, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Toronto Public Health will demonstrate how to make healthy smoothies, substitute healthy for unhealthy food and teach us how to cook nutritious meals on a budget. To register, call 416-394-1000.

Icon of the event Healthy Aging: Lifestyle Matters!
Tue Jun 17, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Annette Street

Aging can no longer be equated with inescapable decline and disease....

Icon of the event Stress Management Through Restorative Meditation
Mon Jun 16, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brentwood

Led by a Meditation Toronto Instructor. Class includes 20 minutes of meditation and 40 minutes of stress-relieving stretches. Participants must bring their own Yoga mat. Drop-In Class. Limited Space. First Come, First Seated...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease, Part 1: Oversview & Healthy Brain
Mon Jun 16, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

The Alzheimer Society of Toronto explains what this disease is, how it dramatically affects people?s lives. It also looks at what are the risks for developing Alzheimer?s disease, and ways to keep your brain healthy. Call 41...

Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

Count your steps using a pedometer borrowed from the library. Get some motivation and get active.