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Icon of the event Evening films at the Toronto Reference Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us for some inspiring, uplifting and entertaining films and documentaries. Films are themed around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), Finance, Careers, Innovation, Imagination and the Human Spirit....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 24
Thu Jun 30
Fri Jul 08
Thu Jul 21
Fri Jul 22
Icon of the event Your Brain on Exercise
Mon Sep 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Lorne Opler will explore how the brain responds to exercise. How physical activities can alleviate depression, boost mood and increase cognitive memory and learning. He will demonstrate which exercises are best for brain hea...

Icon of the event Home Alone Workshop
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children will develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet each family's uniqu...

Icon of the event Older Caregiver Cafe
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

When is the last time you took a rejuvenating break? You're invited to join other family caregivers to socialize, learn, relax and be entertained in a series of interactive workshops. Presentations include: Sharing-Listening...

Icon of the event Depression in late life
Tue Sep 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

This talk outlines the signs and symptoms of depression, and the way in which these can impact life. We will explore some of the risk factors for developing depression, how depression relates to memory and dementia, and curre...

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

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 27
Mon Jul 04
Mon Jul 11
Mon Jul 18
Mon Jul 25
Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 30
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too!
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

A two-part program for parents of children ages 4-9 to better understand child stress and provide effective ways to help their kids. This program is presented by Toronto Public Health. Lots of opportunity to share with others...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 17
Wed Aug 24
Icon of the event Healthy Eating for Life in Canada - Toronto Public Health
Wed Sep 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This session addresses access to healthy food, food and its relation to health outcomes, Canada's Food Guide, strategies for eating healthy, and how to make a healthy meal. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Cana...

Icon of the event Caregiver Café
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Think back & try to recall when the last time was you took a rejuvenating break, socialized with peers or had a little fun! You are invited to join a Caregivers Workshop. Highlights include: enlightening and entertaining pr...