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Icon of the event Make The Connection-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A free program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months. Learn more about connecting with your baby in ways that make your baby feel loved, and promote language and learning. Meet other new parents and find out about se...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 21
Icon of the event Summer Support Program-Ontario Early Years Centre
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A free program for parents and their children who need additional developmental support. Parents will receive daily strategies and ways to support your child?s development and an opportunity to play with your children in a sa...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Icon of the event Health and Well-being - Managing Stress
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Albion

Stress is a normal part of everyday life....

Icon of the event Safe Effective Low Back and Core Exercises for People with Bad Backs
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

It?s a fact-according to the Canadian Chiropractic Association, up to 85% of working Canadians will experience an episode of low back pain in their lifetime. And back pain results in one third of all lost time in the workpla...

Icon of the event Downsizing Decisions
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

The real estate market is hot! Should you stay in your house or move? Deirdre Slowey, SRES Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) specializes in properties for older adults and will discuss the factors to consider when making y...

Icon of the event Do You Want to Quit Smoking Cigarettes?
Wed Sep 21, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Free program presented by a Toronto Public Health Nurse. Learn about the risks of tobacco use, how to start a quit attempt, different types of nicotine replacement therapy and resources for quitting....

Icon of the event Sun Safety for Babies & Toddlers
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn how you and your children can be sun safe by understanding the UV index and sun safety recommendations. This program will be delivered by a Registered Nurse from Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 20
Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking Demonstration
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us to learn more about Nordic Pole Walking. Did you know that the exercise can be more effective than walking; incorporates more than 90% of body muscles with each stride; strengthens upper-body muscles; results in uprig...

Icon of the event Understanding Alzheimer's disease and other Dementias
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Many myths and misunderstandings about Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementia cause us fear and anxiety. Esther Atemo from Alzheimer Society will present what they really are -- the causes, symptoms, care and cure, so that w...