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Icon of the event Bacterial Nanomachines: The Key to Infection and Resistance
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Bacteria have sophisticated nanomachines to help them stick to various surfaces (including us!) and to exchange genetic material and molecules essential to their survival and spread. Professor Gerald Audette explains how thes...

Icon of the event At Home Alone with Toronto Public Health
Tue Sep 20, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Albion

Toronto Public Health provides a fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Registration Required. Limited Space. Register in person or call the branch for more details at 416-3...

Icon of the event An Open Approach to Huntington's Disease
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Dr. Rachel Harding (Structural Genomics Consortium, University of Toronto) discusses her open lab notebook research on Huntington's disease. Her aim is to engage the HD research community to more effectively answer some of th...

Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Steeles

For adults without diabetes to identify their personal risk of developing type 2 Diabetes and learn strategies to help reduce their potential risk....

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
11:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Never underestimate a good laugh! Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform your life. Please bring water and wear comfy clothes. The sessions ar...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 08
Thu Oct 13
Thu Nov 10
Thu Dec 08
Icon of the event Mitzvah Technique
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Healthy postural body usage is introduced through gentle chair exercises involving sitting, standing, and walking. The Mitzvah Technique can be readily applied to all your daily activities, from sitting at the computer, to mo...

Icon of the event Make The Connection-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A free program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months. Learn more about connecting with your baby in ways that make your baby feel loved, and promote language and learning. Meet other new parents and find out about se...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Icon of the event Play, It?s for Kids and Parents too! Program with Toronto Public Health
Wed Aug 31, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Learn how to play simple group games with your children and how play promotes healthy active lifestyles! Ages 8 ? 12. Caregivers must attend with children. Register in person or call 416-394-5170.

Icon of the event Stress Management through Restorative Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. This program is drop in and does not require registration. For more information call Barbara Frum Branch at 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 08
Thu Sep 22
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 20
Thu Nov 03
Icon of the event Your Body on Neighbourhood Watch ? Cancer recognition by the immune system
Fri Oct 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Steeles

Cancer is not one disease but rather a complex group of diseases resulting from an unnatural growth of our body?s own cells. In this talk, graduate students from the University of Toronto will discuss how the immune system di...