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Icon of the event Kitchen library's Meals on a Budget
Mon Feb 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn ways to cut down on a grocery bills, create your own money saving strategies, and take home sample homemade goods. Content covered includes shopping for deals, using all part of food to minimize waste, preparing and pre...

Icon of the event The Science of Personal Dress
Sat Feb 06, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Guess What?! - we all experience life style changes and as a result, our image might require a tune-up - starting with what to wear every day. Stylist and Image consultant, Sandi Quigley's focus is for you to look and feel yo...

Icon of the event Depression in Late Life
Wed Feb 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This presentation will explore some of the risk factors for developing depression, how depression relates to memory and dementia, and current treatment options available. A presentation by CAMH Geriatric Mental Health Servic...

Icon of the event  Your Brain on Exercise: How Physical Activity Can Improve your Mental Wellbeing
Wed Feb 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Exercise has been shown to be a very effective way to improve mental wellbeing. This presentation will explore how the brain responds to exercise in order to prevent and manage symptoms of depression. The program also include...

Icon of the event Internet Safety for Seniors
Tue Feb 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Northern District

Learn how to protect yourself against "phishing" scams, online identity theft and how to safeguard your privacy while using social media. A Q&A period will be held during the last half hour of the seminar to answer participan...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: Five Easy Steps to Independence
Sat Jan 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Parents and children must attend together. Call 416-393-7730 to register.

Icon of the event The Drug Discovery Process: From Benchtop To Pillbox
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Don Mills

Ever wonder how drugs evolve from basic ideas to medical treatments and why the process is so long? In this talk the transition of a scientific finding to clinical trials will be discussed, answering questions such as ?who pa...

Icon of the event Ontario's Drug Benefit Programs
Thu Jan 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

This workshop provides an overview of the Ontario's drug benefit programs, including the Trillium and Senior programs with lots of time for questions. Presented by Jill McNall (HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario).

Icon of the event Depression in Late Life
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
St. Lawrence

Presented by CAMH's Geriatric Mental Health Services (speaker to be announced)....

Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell on the Myths of Cancer
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Don Mills

Award-winning science journalist and author talks about her newest book: "Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths," a deeply personal work that is rooted in science. To register, visit the branch or call 414-395-5710.