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Icon of the event Acupuncture: what can it help?
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Dr. Zhi-Ping Ren, Associate professor of Uppsala University in Sweden, specialized in molecular pathology and tumor biology....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 10
Mon Aug 24
Icon of the event Aging & Immunity
Mon Jun 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Agincourt

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...

Icon of the event Aging & the Brain
Thu Jun 18, 2015 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

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Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias (Mandarin Workshop)
Wed Jun 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Participants can learn more about:...

Icon of the event Assisted Suicide
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Peter Lin will discuss Assisted Suicide, a difficult and divisive issue touching on religious beliefs, legality, governmental policies, personal wishes and the Hippocratic Oath....

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Tue Jul 14, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Is your child ready to be left home alone safely? Parents and children will find out together, and prepare....

Icon of the event At Home Alone Workshop
Wed Jul 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dufferin/St.Clair

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

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 Easy Steps Independence
Thu Jun 11, 2015 | 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
McGregor Park

This interacitve workshop for parents and their 10-14 year olds will help families 1) communicate together 2) find out if their 10-14 year olds are ready to be home alone 3) develp an At Home Alone plan together. A free DVD i...

Icon of the event Awareness Through Movement
Fri Jun 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Don Mills

What makes a person old? Some people think it's wrinkles, others think it's stodgy attitudes. But really, the culprit is our habits. In this session you will do several movement sequences designed to de-age your joints, musc...

Icon of the event Books & Bikes
Sat Jun 20, 2015 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

We are celebrating Bike Month with a special event....