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

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 Advanced Care Planning
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

An advance care plan is a process that shares your goals for treatment with the health care team. Presented by a registered nurse, this interactive talk intends to raise awareness about advanced care planning, discuss the r...

Icon of the event Senior Drivers and the Licence Renewal Process
Mon Feb 29, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Agincourt

Staying safe on the road and staying knowledgeable of key information is crucial for older drivers. This free presentation will be held by the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) and will enable attendants to learn the following...

Icon of the event A Doctor's Guide to Alternative Medicine:  What Works, What Doesn't and Why
Wed Mar 02, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr. Mel Borins discusses his new book, for patients and physicians alike, on which alternative treatments work, which don't and, according to the latest scientific research, why they do and don?t. This presentation will be o...

Icon of the event Chemical Exposures
Thu Mar 03, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eatonville

Deborah Hutchison,a Registered Holistic Nutritionist,explores chemical exposures in food, water and your environment, and how to limit your exposure that can be influencing your health and your weight. Call 416-394-5270 or em...

Icon of the event Healthy Eating for Teens
Mon Mar 07, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Agincourt

Learn ways to cut down on a grocery bills, create your own money saving strategies, and take home sample homemade goods....

Icon of the event Aging and Immunity
Mon Mar 07, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 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 Understanding What's In Your Beauty Products
Mon Mar 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Ph.D. chemist Louise Hidinger, discusses the basic scientific concepts behind beauty products, how to interpret product claims and ingredient lists for various beauty products. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopub...

Icon of the event Kitchen Library's Juicing Workshop
Mon Apr 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Eatonville

Learn how to make your own fruit and vegetable juices in this informative workshop. Content covered includes how to juice for optimal health, how to use the juicer, proper juice storage, best fruits and vegetables for juicing...

Icon of the event Interactive Brain Health
Mon Apr 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

Presented by the Alzheimer Society, this seminar aims to increase your understanding of factors that may reduce the risk for developing dementia and that may help maintain brain health. It will include interactive games and ...