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Icon of the event Kitchen Library: Meals On A Budget
Mon Nov 09, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how to prepare meals on a budget. Presented by the Kitchen Library, participants will learn ways to cut down on grocery bills. Find out how to shop for deals, use all parts of food to minimize waste, prepare and prepack...

Icon of the event Kitchen Library: Meal Planning
Mon Oct 26, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Staff from the Kitchen Library will teach you how to plan meals in advance to reduce the work associated with cooking at home. In addition meal preparation time saving tips and tricks, foods that freeze and store easily, menu...

Icon of the event Bone Health for Seniors
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Don Mills

Led by students from the University of Toronto?s Nutrition and Dietetics program, this nutrition workshop highlights the importance of calcium, protein, vitamin D, and physical activity for healthy bones. Join us for an inter...

Icon of the event Babytime/Living and Learning with Baby at Alderwood Branch
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Join us for a storytime for parents and babies 0 to 18 months and a 1 hour session with a nurse from Toronto Public Health who will discuss a different topic every week.Please register as space is limited. For more informati...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 08
Thu Oct 15
Thu Oct 22
Thu Oct 29
Thu Nov 05
Icon of the event Kitchen Library: Juicing
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Participants will learn how to make their own fruit and vegetable juices. Content covered includes how to juice for optimal health, how to use the juicer, proper juice storage, best fruits and vegetables for juicing and recip...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course for Teens (Ages 11-16)
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Want to gain valuable skills to help you land that babysitting job and receive Red Cross certification? This one-day course will teach you how to babysit infants and young children and covers everything from basic first aid t...

Icon of the event The Cutting Edge: How Can Star Trek Replicators Impact One Billion Lives?
Wed Nov 04, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Discover how 3D printers are transforming lives here on Earth and in space. With Dr. Julielynn Wong, Director, 3D4MD....

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 Stress Management 101 For Teens
Tue Oct 13, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Brought to you by Toronto Public Health, this session is about identifying and coping with stress and teaches teens a variety of relaxation exercises to help them keep their cool in even the most difficult situations. This pr...

Icon of the event Pain Management for Seniors
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The presentation discusses consequences of unrelieved pain, pain management strategies (pharmacological and non-pharmacological), and ways of communicating your pain to your health care provider (maintaining a pain diary). Sa...