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Icon of the event Cervical Cancer: Detection and Prevention
Thu Mar 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Cervical health should be monitored regularly after the age of 21. Join a nurse from Toronto Public Health to learn about risk factors and steps that can be taken to prevent cervical cancer from developing and spreading.

Icon of the event Building Resilience in Children and Youth: A Workshop by Toronto Public Health
Tue May 09, 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 Decluttering Your Space and Mind
Sat May 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

This workshop is designed to clear your mind and give you new perspectives on personal spaces, both inside and out. Stephen Ilott, an experienced professional organizer, will help you learn how to effectively declutter your s...

Icon of the event Urban Agriculture and Pollinator-Friendly Gardening
Sat May 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Pollinators - bees, butterflies and more - play an essential role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem. Did you know that they are responsible for pollinating over 30% of the foods we eat? In this session, you'll get informatio...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Back by popular demand - get your babysitting certification during March Break - Friday, March 17, 10am-6pm! This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers information and exercis...

Icon of the event Aging and Chronic Illness: What role does environment play?
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Dr. John Molot will discuss the environmental links between chronic illness and aging. No registration required....

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101 with CycleTO
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

In honour of Bike month, join us at the library to learn everything you need to know to cycle in Toronto!...

Icon of the event Exercise for mental health: one step at a time--CANCELLED
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

We often hear of the physical health benefits of exercise and yet there are mental health benefits too. And being sedentary has its own health risks. University of Toronto's Dr. Catherine Sabiston will present research on phy...