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Icon of the event Mental Illness Awareness Week
Wed Oct 08, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 5-11, join us in a NFB sceening of "Out of Mind, Out of Sight". What happens to people who suffer from mental illness and commit violent crimes? Where do they go? How ...

Icon of the event Staying Balanced
Wed Oct 08, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Leaside

A presentation on how seniors can improve their balance and co-ordination....

Icon of the event Accidental Poisioning:  How to prevent and Poison Proof
Tue Oct 07, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Brentwood

How does accidental poisoning in occur? Dr. Mohamed Enara will address real concerns such as: Common materials involved, How to raise your child's awareness of toxins in the household, and the do's and don'ts in case accident...

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Sat Oct 04, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

A workshop to help families prepare their 10 -14 year old to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Space is limited....

Icon of the event Stress Management through Restorative Meditation
Sat Oct 04, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Highland Creek

Meditation brings relief from stress and anxiety. This program also offers gentle stretching to augment a sense of well being. Spaces are limited, register in person or by phone (416)396-8876.

Icon of the event Chemical Detective: Prevention and Action against Cancer and Toxics
Sat Oct 04, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bendale

This interactive workshop helps identify toxic substances in the home, including carcinogens, with the aim of reducing exposure. An Environmental Defense presenter will share advocacy tools and help participants build environ...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop: 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Thu Oct 02, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Parents and their children must attend together. Presented by Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Treatment: Where Do We Stand and What Can You Do to Fight Back
Wed Oct 01, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

In this workshop, learn from Dr. Ian Cohen about what is currently being done in the world of Alzheimer's disease treatment, and what you can to to fight back against dementia....

Icon of the event Connecting with Your Teens
Tue Sep 30, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Burrows Hall

An interactive workshop on how to improve communications between parents and your teenage children. To register, call the Branch at 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Arthritis and Falls Prevention
Tue Sep 30, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on arthritis and falls prevention. For information please call 416-396-3975.