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Icon of the event  Building Resilience in Children and Youth
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Are you a parent/caregiver of a 10-14 year old? Would you like to learn how to help your child bounce back from challenges?...

Icon of the event  Building Resilience in Children and Youth
Thu Oct 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Are you a parent/caregiver of a 2-14 year old? Learn how to help your child bounce back from challenges and develop resiliency. Presented by Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Active Boost - Nutrition Classes
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Taylor Memorial

Get Fit! Feel Great! Reach your health goals through our FREE 8 week program of Nutrition and Fitness classes. Nutritional snacks provided! Registration required, call the Taylor Memorial Branch at 416-396-8939.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 19
Thu Oct 26
Thu Nov 02
Thu Nov 09
Thu Nov 16
Icon of the event Active Boost Fitness and Nutrition Classes
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Get fit! Feel great!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Icon of the event Afro-Fusion Dance
Wed Sep 27, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

A fun class with expert Nadine Brown, including music and dance from the Africa and the African Diaspora such as Makosa, Azonto, Reggae, Soca, Dancehall, Reggaeton, and so much more!...

Icon of the event Aging and Creativity: The Example of Opera Composers
Wed Dec 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Later life seems to be a fraught topic in our postmodern culture with its commercialized, anti-aging, death-denying drive to keep us all young, forever. Where does creativity fit into this? In this talk, the speakers explore ...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease and Brain Health
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

According to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, approximately 564,000 Canadians are living with dementia, and an average of 25,000 new cases are diagnosed every year. Through a free workshop presented in partnership with the Al...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease and Supportive Communication
Tue Oct 03, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Changes in communication occur in people with dementia. Through a free workshop presented by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, learn to recognize these different ways of communication and understand how dementia affects a per...

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Sat Jan 13
Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop
Thu Oct 12, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: College/Shaw

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10 to 14 year old to be home alone safely. Parents and their children must attend together. Call 416-393-7668 to register.