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Icon of the event Allergies Demystified
Wed May 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Explore the biology behind allergies with SciChat, a student-run adult outreach initiative at the Department of Immunology, University of Toronto. Learn about the growing prevalence of allergies in Canada and how exposure to...

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too!
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Weston

For parents who have children 4-9 years old. A two session program that helps parents to better understand stress in children. To register call 416-394-1016


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 16
Sat May 23
Icon of the event Your Brain: what goes on as we age?
Wed Jun 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

As we get older, we often find that we're not as mentally sharp as we used to be in our youth. What changes occur in the brain as we age, and is this normal? Severe impairment may also happen with age in the form of cogniti...

Icon of the event Food Junkies - Author Reading with Vera Tarman, MD
Thu Jun 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street

Dr. Vera Tarman will discuss her latest book 'Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction' which focuses on the experiences of people coping with various forms of food addiction, and provides readers with practical informati...

Icon of the event Kundalini Yoga
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

Breathe, Move, Sing, Relax, and Meditate. 8 class series. Come to the full series, or individual classes. Just bring a yoga mat and you....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 04
Mon Jul 06
Icon of the event Brain Health
Tue Jun 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

As part of Alzheimer's Awareness, WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on keeping a healthy brain. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre @ Annette Street Library
10:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

Parents and caregivers can bring their children to the Junction Family Resource Centre program here at Annette Street Library for:...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 27
Mon May 04
Mon May 11
Mon May 25
Mon Jun 01
Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat May 23, 2015 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Palmerston

This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers information and exercises on diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive your Red...

Icon of the event iNavigate: Pedestrian Safety and Injury Prevention
Mon Aug 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a talk about how to ensure your well-being while navigating Toronto's busy streets. There is much we can do as individuals, families and caregivers to avoid accidents and r...

Icon of the event Dementia 101: A workshop for caregivers
Thu Jun 04, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beaches

Please join us for a workshop for those who are caring for someone diagnosed with dementia. This session is facilitated by a representative of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, and includes an overview of Alzheimer's disease,...