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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...

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 Memory and Dementia Workshop
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In partnership with CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) please join us for this educational workshop where we explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias. Participants become familiar with...

Icon of the event Ethnic Minorities and Mental Illness: a Film Screening of PANDI
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a screening of PANDI (80 mins), a documentary about one man's struggle with mental illness as an immigrant from India trying to make a career in film - his greatest passion. Q&A will follow with filmmaker Maria-Sa...

Icon of the event Making the Connection
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
New Toronto

A free program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months. Groups meet with a Public Health Nurse on Tuesday mornings for 9 weeks (October 27th to December 22nd) to discuss topics such as: community services, promoting la...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 01
Tue Dec 08
Tue Dec 15
Tue Dec 22
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 Healthy Snacks
Wed Dec 16, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Make your own snack using berries, yogurt and more while learning about healthy eating from Toronto Public Health....

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.