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Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now!
Thu Aug 13, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Albion

Diabetes is a serious disease - but it can be prevented. Learn why diabetes is so common, determine your own personal risk for developing type 2 diabetes and what you can do to lower your risk....

Icon of the event Simplifying Moving to A Simpler Lifestyle
Mon Oct 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Have you recently downsized or are you thinking about moving to a simpler lifestyle, and are overwhelmed by all the decisions that need to be made? Come learn about the traps to avoid and the questions you need to ask BEFORE,...

Icon of the event Meal Planning Workshop
Wed Aug 12, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Staff from the Kitchen Library will teach you how to plan meals in advance to reduce the work associated with cooking at home. Content covered includes time reducing tips and tricks, foods that freeze and store easily, menu a...

Icon of the event Wellness Program for seniors at Steeles
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Steeles

A wellness program with St Paul's Community Services and Housing for older adults and seniors in Chinese.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 03
Thu Oct 01
Thu Nov 05
Icon of the event Stress - Signs and Symptoms
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eatonville

Learn from a homeopath and registered nutritionist Jocelyn McTavish the signs and symptoms of stress, and how if not treated, it may cause havoc on our adrenal system and impairs many aspect of health such as weight gain, sl...

Icon of the event Living & Learning With Baby-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

(Ages 6 weeks-6 months) Come and meet other parents and talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe and community resources. Please contact th...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 05
Wed Aug 12
Icon of the event Acupuncture: what can it help?
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Dr. Zhi-Ping Ren, Associate professor of Uppsala University in Sweden, specialized in molecular pathology and tumor biology....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 10
Mon Aug 24
Icon of the event Wellness Program for seniors at Steeles
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Steeles

A wellness program with St Paul's Community Services and Housing for older adults and seniors in Chinese.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 06
Icon of the event Understanding Osteoporosis
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Did you know that Osteoporosis is a disease more common than heart attacks, strokes and breast cancer combined? Fractures from Osteoporosis are very common ailments. They could happen to anyone whose bones are weak, and it is...

Icon of the event Healing with Sprouts - The Best Sprouts to Eat and Grow
Wed Sep 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Ever wonder what it's like to sprout seeds at home? Do you know the health benefits and the best sprouts to eat and grow? Do you know how to create your own (DIY) sprouters with only a few dollars?...