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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 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 Can We Go Beyond Treating the Symptoms of Disease?
Mon Nov 21, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Imagine reversing blindness or the devastation associated with stroke. This is the promise of regenerative medicine and the Shoichet lab's research at the intersection of engineering and medicine. With Dr. Molly Shoichet, Uni...

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 Yoga & Meditation
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Learn how to quiet your mind, relax and embrace silence while doing Yoga. Free 6-week session. Participants are to bring their own yoga mat....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 03
Thu Nov 10
Thu Nov 17
Thu Nov 24
Thu Dec 01
Icon of the event Cyber Safety
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Be cyber savvy! In this workshop, presented by Toronto Police Services, learn how to identify and avoid cyber frauds and scams. Registration begins September 19th. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited. 416-396...

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:
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event Meditation
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Jane Finch Family health presents a talk on meditation. Learn about stress and meditation techniques to cope with life's stressors....

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 Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Mon Nov 07
Mon Nov 14
Mon Nov 21
Icon of the event Psychiatry and the Business of Madness
Tue Dec 06, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

University of Toronto Professor Bonnie Burstow, author of 'Psychiatry and the Business of Madness', presents a fundamental critique of psychiatry. Burstow makes the case that psychiatry's tenets are unfounded, that psychiatry...