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Icon of the event Toronto Public Health - Developmental Screening Clinic
Wed Mar 02, 2016 | 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Port Union

This free program is for parents/caregivers of children aged birth to 18 months. Participants can book an appointment with a nurse to complete the developmental screening checklist and ask questions regarding their child's d...

Icon of the event Memory & Dementia
Wed Feb 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias, become familiar with causes of dementia, risk factors and prevention strategies. Presented by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). Registra...

Icon of the event Posture Improvement with the Mitzvah Technique
Wed Mar 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Based on the body's innate ability to spring upward, this technique is a physical approach to improving posture and relieving stress and tension. It is a gentle and dynamic discipline learned through a series of practical exe...

Icon of the event Kitchen library's Meals on a Budget
Mon Feb 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn ways to cut down on a grocery bills, create your own money saving strategies, and take home sample homemade goods. Content covered includes shopping for deals, using all part of food to minimize waste, preparing and pre...

Icon of the event The Cutting Edge: How We Discovered a Hidden Genetic Code
Tue Dec 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr. Brendan Frey (University of Toronto; Canadian Institute for Advanced Research) tells the story of how he and his Toronto research team, aided by a computer tool that uses machine learning, discovered a hidden genetic code...

Icon of the event Seniors Exercise and Falls Prevention
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Join us for a free Community Exercise and Falls Prevention class for seniors. Offered in partnership with Carefirst Seniors and Community Services. Call 416-393-7746 tor register.

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 08
Tue Dec 15
Tue Dec 22
Tue Dec 29
Tue Jan 05
Icon of the event Memory and Dementia Workshop
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Burrows Hall

A Geriatric Mental Health Services professional will explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Underlying causes and prevention strategies will be discussed....

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Sat Mar 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs. Presented...

Icon of the event Ethnic Minorities and Mental Illness: a Film Screening of PANDI
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a screening of PANDI (80 mins), a documentary about one man's struggle with mental illness as an immigrant from India trying to make a career in film - his greatest passion. Q&A will follow with filmmaker Maria-Sa...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: Five Easy Steps to Independence
Sat Jan 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Parents and children must attend together. Call 416-393-7730 to register.