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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 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 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 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 Arthritis and Falls Prevention
Tue Sep 30, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on arthritis and falls prevention. For information please call 416-396-3975.

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.

Icon of the event Hearing Information Session and Hearing Clinic
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Albert Campbell

A representative from Canadian Hearing Society will give you practical information on hearing loss and hearing aids, communication devices, and communication strategies. Consulting and hearing aid checks will also be availabl...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Workshop: 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Mon Sep 22, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Albert Campbell

Scarborough Community Safety Week is September 22nd-26th! A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. For more information or to register, please call 416-396-8890.

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Mon Sep 22, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Osteoporosis Canada will provide information about osteoporosis, risk factors and diagnosis, drug therapies and importance of calcium, vitamin D and physical activity to bone health. Participants are invited to ask questions....