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Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Dec 20, 2014 | 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, ...

Icon of the event Type 2 and Pre Diabetes
Tue Nov 25, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on type 2 and pre diabetes....

Icon of the event Yoga & Meditation
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

A yoga instructor will teach basic methods of meditation and tension - relieving stretches. Participants should wear loose clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 18
Sat Nov 15
Sat Dec 13
Icon of the event Physical Solutions to Posture Problems, Tension and Stress
Tue Oct 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Susan Green, a certified teacher of the Mitzvah Technique, will demonstrate practical ways to develop and maintain a healthy, youthful posture. The Mitzvah Technique can be used to gently release tension, stress and strain w...

Icon of the event Dental Health Workshop
Tue Oct 14, 2014 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Albert Campbell

Toronto Public Health presents a workshop on Dental Health for all ages. Come and learn about why dental health is important. This program covers:...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 Easy Step to Independance
Sat Oct 11, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
North York Central Library

This fun family workshop, sponsored by Toronto Public Health, offers safety tips to parents of children aged 10 to 14 as they prepare to stay home alone by themselves....

Icon of the event Diabetes: What you need to know
Fri Oct 10, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Burrows Hall

A Registered Dietitian and Diabetes Educator will provide advice on information and symptoms of the disease. To register visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Sat Oct 04, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

This fun family workshop, sponsored by Toronto Public Health, offers safety tips to parents of children aged 10 to 14 as they prepare to stay home alone by themselves....

Icon of the event Chair Exercise for Arthritis
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Gentle movement for health and mobility. Movements target all joints from fingers to toes and help increase flexibility, strength and balance. Learn breathing techniques for relaxation. Please call 416-396-3975 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 03
Fri Oct 10
Icon of the event Connecting with Your Teens
Tue Sep 30, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Burrows Hall

An interactive workshop on how to improve communications between parents and your teenage children. To register, call the Branch at 416-396-8740.