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Icon of the event Simple Steps to Healthy Eating
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Flemingdon Park

Please join us for a FREE 4 week workshop series led by a Toronto Public Health Dietitian and Nurse. Come and learn about healthy eating and basic food preparation....

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 02
Wed Dec 09
Icon of the event NEW DATE: Dr. Paul Garfinkel - A Life in Psychiatry: Looking Out, Looking In
Tue Jan 19, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

The date for this program had been changed from Tuesday, October 27, 2015....

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too! An Interactive Workshop for Caregivers
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Facilitated by a Toronto Public Health Nurse, ths is a two-session workshop (Thursdays, March 3 and March 10, 6-8pm) that helps parents and caregivers better understand stress in children....

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 03
Thu Mar 10
Icon of the event The Drug Discovery Process: From Benchtop To Pillbox
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Don Mills

Ever wonder how drugs evolve from basic ideas to medical treatments and why the process is so long? In this talk the transition of a scientific finding to clinical trials will be discussed, answering questions such as ?who pa...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Get your babysitting certification during March Break - Friday, March 18, 10am-6pm! This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers information and exercises on diapering, feeding,...

Icon of the event Sushi Making for Teens
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Back by popular demand! Join us for a fun and nutritious hands-on sushi-making class with master chef Sang Kim from "Sushi Making for the Soul"! Discover your inner sushi chef! Space is limited. Registration required - please...

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Fri Nov 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Osteoporosis Canada offers an educational program about maintaining health bones, including nutrition, exercise, diagnosis and drug treatments. If you want to learn what you can do to live well with osteoporosis and prevent f...

Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell on the Myths of Cancer
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Don Mills

Award-winning science journalist and author talks about her newest book: "Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths," a deeply personal work that is rooted in science. To register, visit the branch or call 414-395-5710.

Icon of the event STOP Smoking Program
Thu Feb 11, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Flemingdon Park

Do you want to quit smoking cigarettes?...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Mar 19, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

This course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive y...