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Icon of the event Virtual Reality For Surgery Preparation
Wed Sep 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Brentwood

Virtual reality (VR) is not just for gaming as Toronto hospitals are using the technology to help people get over pre-surgery anxiety....

Icon of the event Emotionally Intelligent Artificial Intelligence
Wed Sep 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

If we want artificial intelligence (AI) to be effective and help humans in their daily lives, it will be critical to make AI systems not just intellectually smart, but also emotionally smart....

Icon of the event Senior Safety: Recognizing Elder Abuse in Your Community
Fri Oct 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Learn how to recognize when someone, whether a friend, neighbour, or acquaintance, is being mistreated, and, most importantly, how best to respond. Join Monita Persaud from Elder Abuse Ontario and learn how to promote healthy...

Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention
Tue Sep 19, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Learn to recognize the signs of diabetes and what changes you can make to control the symptoms. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Physical Activity Workshop
Mon Jul 24, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn about the benefits of daily physical activity, and the risks associated with sedentary behavior. Participate in fun activities and find out ways to stay fit and healthy on a budget! Taught by Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Get Active to Prevent Diabetes Now!
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

Over the course of this four week series, adults under 65 who do not have diabetes can learn risk factors for Type 2 Diabetes and...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Icon of the event Community Yoga with Mary
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

One hour community yoga class with Mary on the last Tuesday evening of the month for free. This class is designed for all levels beginner and advanced practitioners alike. All you need is a mat, water bottle. No registration ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 29
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 31
Icon of the event Be Safe, Be Prepared
Fri Aug 25, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for a Community Safety workshop, where parents and caregivers will learn strategies to keep your child safe when in the community. Presented by the Geneva Centre for Autism....

Icon of the event Infant Massage
Fri Nov 03, 2017 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Morningside

Learn valuable tips and techniques for effective infant massage through one-on-one sessions under the direction of an RMT professor from Centennial College....

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Get your babysitting certification on Saturday, October 28, 9am-5pm, Back by popular demand with our amazing trainer Maureen! This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers infor...