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Icon of the event Allergies Demystified
Wed May 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Explore the biology behind allergies with SciChat, a student-run adult outreach initiative at the Department of Immunology, University of Toronto. Learn about the growing prevalence of allergies in Canada and how exposure to...

Icon of the event Your Brain: what goes on as we age?
Wed Jun 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

As we get older, we often find that we're not as mentally sharp as we used to be in our youth. What changes occur in the brain as we age, and is this normal? Severe impairment may also happen with age in the form of cogniti...

Icon of the event Master Gardeners: 10 Tips for Low Maintenance Gardening
Thu Apr 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Downsview

Join Master Gardener Lorraine Flanigan, Editor of Trellis the Toronto Botanical Gardens? magazine of gardening and environmental information, for tips on low maintenance gardening. For registration and information call or vis...

Icon of the event Staying Balanced: How Seniors Can Improve Their Balance and Coordination
Wed Jun 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Learn tips and techniques from Eric Daw, Older Adult Specialist and personal trainer, on how to improve balance and coordination.

Icon of the event Yoga Kids at Downsview!
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Downsview

Saturdays at Downsview are back! Join Dayan during Saturdays in March from 2-3 p.m. to stretch and feel good in body and mind. For ages 6-11. Registration is required and space is limited. Please wear comfortable clothing and...


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Icon of the event Importance of Health: Body and Mind
Sat Apr 25, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Take control of your inner self by learning the principles of good health and well being. A health coach will provide participants in this one hour workshop with the necessary tools to empower themselves to take charge of the...

Icon of the event Sushi Making for Teens
Thu Mar 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Palmerston

Join us for a fun and nutricious hands-on sushi-making class with a master chef from "Sushi Making for the Soul"! Discover your inner sushi chef! Space is limited. Registration required - please call the branch at 416-393-768...

Icon of the event What's in an outbreak? An Overview of Ebola and Infectious Disease
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Graduate students from the University of Toronto's Department of Immunology want to clear up some of the misconceptions about Ebola. They will talk about how viruses infect us and, focussing on the Ebola virus, about the biol...

Icon of the event Stay On Your Feet!
Thu Apr 23, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health and learn how to prevent falls and keep your independence by reducing falling risk factors, staying active and healthy, and taking medications safely.

Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Mon Mar 16, 2015 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn to meet the challenges of babysitting and develop skills to cope with common emergencies, prevent injuries and keep children safe. Fee is $60 per student (includes manual), to be paid to instructor by Visa, Mastercard, ...