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Icon of the event The Biology of Bloodthirsty Disease Vectors
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Diseases spread by mosquitoes and ticks infect over half a billion people and kill some two million every year globally. Professor Jean-Paul Paluzzi discusses the biology of these blood-feeders and how we can use it against t...

Icon of the event Live longer, live stronger with plant-based nutrition
Thu Sep 22, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Plant based diets are on the rise! Catch the benefit of this trend to slow aging, fight disease and help the environment and animals. Learn practical strategies to increase the plant content of your diet....

Icon of the event Uncovering the Mystic World of Dreams
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Annette Street

Dreams are sacred scripts directing us towards greater clarity, purpose and self-awareness. Until a few centuries ago, dreams were highly regarded, but, as shifts occurred towards rational thought and technology the wisdom of...

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Wed Sep 28, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Toronto Public Health presents a fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Parent must accompany their child(ren). Limited space, register by calling 416-395-5980 or email ywki...

Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Mental Health and Migration
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A narrative-based workshop exploring experiences of moving to a new country: migration, stress, mental health, culture-shock, racism and resiliency. Provided by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). In partnership wi...

Icon of the event Senior Fitness Fun!
Tue Dec 13, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join in on fitness fun! Learn simple exercises and techniques for staying or getting fit. Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation present a fun and informative session on senior fitness and how to join various low-cost program...

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 Sep 01
Thu Sep 08
Thu Sep 15
Thu Sep 22
Thu Sep 29
Icon of the event Weesleep - The Baby Sleep Seminar
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Location: Annette Street

Does your baby take short naps? Is your baby up numerous times a night? Does your child need to be rocked, held or driven around to sleep? Does your child need a soother to sleep?...

Icon of the event Evening Films @ 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 Sep 02
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Icon of the event LSP: Healthy Eating for Life in Canada
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...