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Icon of the event Your Personal Refueling Station!
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Refuel your energy tank by lowering conflict-induced stress. We are all social, emotional beings so the biggest source of stress comes from relationship problems. Award-winning expert in mediating conflicts Karin Vagiste will...

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

This is a FREE parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics covered: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child,...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 02
Icon of the event Helping You Achieve Shelf Control
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Spring is around the corner which meansÂ…Time for Spring Cleaning!...

Icon of the event Sensitive Topics- Raising Safe and Healthy Children
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Toronto Public Health is offering a program on how to talk to your children about Sensitive Topics....

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Apr 01, 2017 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Maryvale

Learn basic first aid and caregiving skills. Get qualified and start earning money as a babysitter. Learn to cope with common and non-life threatening emergencies. Learn also to manage a babysitting business....

Icon of the event Local Food - Good for Our Health and The Environment
Sat Apr 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Scarborough Civic Centre

Local food is gaining in popularity. You could even say that it's a rapidly growing movement in Toronto (pun intended)! In this session, attendees will find a variety of resources designed to help them enjoy more local food ...

Icon of the event Removing the Terror From the Licence Renewal Process
Fri Mar 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Are you, or someone you know, planning on driving over the age of 80? Worried about the mandatory renewal test? In this session, a representative from MTO will provide driving tips, talk about recent rules of the road, and go...

Icon of the event Nordic Polling
Wed Mar 29, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come learn about Nordic Polling. Learn why you see people doing it everywhere and how you can get started....

Icon of the event Mitzvah Technique
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Healthy postural body usage is introduced through gentle chair exercises involving sitting, standing, and walking. The Mitzvah Technique can be readily applied to all your daily activities, from sitting at the computer to mo...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia
Mon Mar 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

A researcher with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health will explore the nature of Alzheimer?s disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with the underlying causes of dementia, the risk fact...