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Icon of the event Toronto Public Health's Living and Learning with Baby
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

This is a free program offered by Toronto Public Health Nurses for parents with their infants 6 weeks to 6 months old....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 07
Thu May 14
Thu May 21
Thu May 28
Thu Jun 04
Icon of the event Spring Detoxing
Mon Apr 27, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Annette Street

Spring Detoxing - Why Detox? What are toxins and what do they do to your body? How can you get rid of them and what are the benefits of detoxing? Simple ways to rid your body of toxins and different types of cleanses to hel...

Icon of the event Dementia 101
Tue Jul 14, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

This presentation by the Alzheimer's Society of Toronto provides an overview of Alzheimer's disease, coping strategies and services in the community. Registration begins May 2nd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979....

Icon of the event Identity Theft
Tue Jun 09, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Protect yourself against identity theft and fraud. Learn about strategies to stay financially safe, credit reports, scores, ratings, credit card scams and implications. Registration begins May 4th. Register in person or by ph...

Icon of the event Distracted Thinking
Mon May 25, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Nasreen Khatri, Rotman Research Institute, discusses how the brain responds to information overload, technology and instant communication. Is there a change in ability to juggle or handle distractions as one ages? Presen...

Icon of the event Dementia-Understanding Behaviour & Communication Strategies
Tue Jul 21, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

The Alzheimer's Society of Toronto presents an informative session about how to cope and communicate with those suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Registration begins May 2nd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979....

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre @ Annette Street Library
12:30 pm - 4:00 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:
Thu Apr 23
Thu Apr 30
Thu May 07
Thu May 14
Thu May 21
Icon of the event Interactive Brain Health
Tue Jul 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Using interactive games and exercises, the Alzheimer's Society of Toronto will present a workshop on key principles of brain health and activities that may reduce one's risk of dementia. Registration begins May 2nd. Registe...

Icon of the event Is poverty a disease?  Could treating poverty work like medicine?
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The economic, political, and health systems in Ontario must be transformed in order to address the most powerful determinants of our health: income and income inequality. Gary Bloch is a family physician with St. Michael's Ho...

Icon of the event Late-Life Depression
Mon Jun 15, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Depression is not a normal part of aging. Depression is a medical illness that can occur for the first time in late life. It is an illness that affects quality of life and is associated with many other medical conditions. ...