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Icon of the event Healthy Eating for Life in Canada - Toronto Public Health
Wed Sep 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This session addresses access to healthy food, food and its relation to health outcomes, Canada's Food Guide, strategies for eating healthy, and how to make a healthy meal. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Cana...

Icon of the event Finding Health Information Online
Fri Jul 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: York Woods

Learn to find health information online and how to evaluate these websites on their accuracy and respectability. Find out how to navigate the Toronto Public Health website for more information about health, medication, and w...

Icon of the event Breast/Cervical Cancer Prevention
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

There are things that women can do to take care of their body. In Ontario, FREE screening tests are available to prevent disease or find problems early. When problems are found early, they can be treated and there is a good c...

Icon of the event Homemade Treats for Your Pet
Thu Sep 08, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Learn to make easy, healthy treats for your pet from nutritious ingredients! Learn a variety of preparation methods and understand what foods can benefit you pets health. You can also save money using real and natural product...

Icon of the event Literary Speed Dating
Fri Aug 19, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Literary Speed Dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a cute book-themed twist. Participants are given five minutes to chat with e...

Icon of the event Fun with X-Fusion
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Be a part of the X-Fusion craze! Have fun doing Pilates and gymnastics inspired movement skills, blended with a circus themed adventure. Dress comfy. What are you waiting for? Join the fun!!...

Icon of the event Healthy Cognitive Aging: What The Research Tells Us
Tue Sep 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Join Assistant Professor Alexandra Fiocco of Ryerson University for a talk about predictors and prevention of cognitive decline. Learn about current research studies and how aging is a next chapter in life filled with as many...

Icon of the event Your Brain on Exercise
Mon Sep 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Lorne Opler will explore how the brain responds to exercise. How physical activities can alleviate depression, boost mood and increase cognitive memory and learning. He will demonstrate which exercises are best for brain hea...

Icon of the event Toronto Public Health: TB Prevention and Control Information Session
Sat Jul 16, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Join us for a presentation on the treatment and prevention of Tuberculosis (TB). This session is presented by Toronto Public Health. Bring your questions and concerns to Public Health professionals....

Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Learn the basics of day-to-day bike maintenance! Topics Incluede: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain and ensuring your bike is the right fit for you....