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Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now!
Thu Aug 13, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Albion

Diabetes is a serious disease - but it can be prevented. Learn why diabetes is so common, determine your own personal risk for developing type 2 diabetes and what you can do to lower your risk....

Icon of the event Living & Learning With Baby-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

(Ages 6 weeks-6 months) Come and meet other parents and talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe and community resources. Please contact th...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 05
Wed Aug 12
Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albion

A free program provided by Toronto Public Health. Come and meet other parents and talk about infant growth, development, nutrition and so much more! A Children?s Librarian will be doing a Storytime on July 8 and August 19.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 05
Wed Aug 12
Wed Aug 19
Icon of the event Arthritis and Falls Prevention
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on arthritis and falls prevention. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Icon of the event Ingredients: Understanding What's in Your Beauty Products
Mon Nov 02, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Runnymede

This workshop will cover the basic scientific concepts behind beauty products. Armed with this knowledge, attendees will learn the basics of how to interpret product claims and ingredient lists for various beauty products, an...

Icon of the event At Home ALone
Sat Sep 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

A 2 hour workshop to help families prepare their 10 -14 old to be home alone safely. For child with a parent. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Please register. Note: Latecomers may not be able to be accomodated once we...

Icon of the event Understanding Osteoporosis
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Did you know that Osteoporosis is a disease more common than heart attacks, strokes and breast cancer combined? Fractures from Osteoporosis are very common ailments. They could happen to anyone whose bones are weak, and it is...

Icon of the event Type 2 and Pre Diabetes
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on type 2 and pre diabetes. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Icon of the event Meal Planning Workshop
Wed Aug 12, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Staff from the Kitchen Library will teach you how to plan meals in advance to reduce the work associated with cooking at home. Content covered includes time reducing tips and tricks, foods that freeze and store easily, menu a...

Icon of the event Memory and Aging
Tue Nov 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Susan Vandermorris, Ph.D., C. Psych. of Neuropsychology and Cognitive Health, Baycrest, will tell us about memory changes that occur with age. Topics include: how our brains support memory, different types of memory and how ...