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Icon of the event Commuting by Bike in All Weather Conditions
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Make all-season cycling a breeze! Topics include: recommended "office-friendly" clothing for different cycling seasons, bicycle care and maintenance tips, route-planning and safe riding techniques to overcome various weather-...

Icon of the event Treatment of Alzheimer?s Disease at the Toronto Memory Program
Thu Sep 22, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn about current Alzheimer?s disease treatments and the new medication approaches taking place in clinical trials in Toronto. Presented by Dr. Ian Cohen, a physician and research investigator at the Toronto Memory Program...

Icon of the event Smoking Cessation
Sat Aug 20, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Get some tips on how to stop Smoking from a Toronto Public Health Nurse....

Icon of the event Stress Management
Tue Aug 23, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Are you under stress?...

Icon of the event A War on Superbugs
Wed Oct 19, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Microorganisms live on and within us and we benefit from this relationship; however, bugs can turn on us and with deadly consequences. Professor Dasantila Golemi-Kotra explains how humans contributed to the evolution of "supe...

Icon of the event Senior Licensing and Winter Driving
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

A representative from the Ministry of Transportation will talk about the license renewal process for seniors 80 and older, and safe winter driving tips. You will learn about testing requirements and the collision reporting pr...

Icon of the event Seniors Exercise and Falls Prevention
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Hillcrest

Join us for a Community Exercise and Falls Prevention program for seniors. Offered in association with Carefirst Seniors and Community Services. Call 416-847-8939 to register.

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Icon of the event Toronto Public Health - Make the Connection
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

This free nine week program is for parents/caregivers of children aged 6 weeks to 1 year and its focus is on attachment and building a strong loving relationship. It includes songs, rhymes, interactive play activities and wee...

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Icon of the event Medicine by Design
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Stem cells, special cells first discovered in Canada, offer avenues to treat and perhaps cure devastating and costly illnesses. University of Toronto professor Peter Zandstra discusses Medicine by Design, a flagship initiativ...

Icon of the event Nutrition for Families
1:30 am - 2:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

A series of workshops on healthy eating and food label tips plus Stroller Fit! Presented by Toronto Public Health. Register for a reminder phone call or email.

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Fri Oct 07