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Icon of the event Nobody's Perfect-Toronto Public Health
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Birth-6 years) A free parenting program for parents and caregivers that discusses children?s growth and learning, behaviour, and health and safety including parenting stress. Registration begins on November 8, 2016. Please r...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 14
Sat Jan 21
Sat Jan 28
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Icon of the event Heart Health
Tue Feb 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on heart health....

Icon of the event Get Active to Prevent Diabetes
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

A free 6-week fitness and health education program for people who do not have diabetes. Learn about what you can do to lower your chance of developing diabetes while having fun doing activities such as yoga, salsa dancing an...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 15
Icon of the event Stress Relief through Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. This program is drop in and does not require registration. For more information call Barbara Frum Branch at 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 15
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 23
Icon of the event Vegetarianism 101: Easy Steps for Eating Less Meat
Mon Jan 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Interested in making healthier, more sustainable and more compassionate food choices? The Toronto Vegetarian Association will give you some tips and tools for going vegetarian or reducing your consumption of animal products, ...

Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Mon Dec 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

When we think about healthy lifestyle behaviours, in particular diet and exercise, we assume these are modern day prescriptions for living well. But truth is, in the Jewish tradition, the emphasis to care for our bodies throu...

Icon of the event Vegetarianism 102: Going Vegetarian in 3 Easy Steps
Mon Feb 06, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Interested in going vegetarian but finding it difficult? Not sure what to eat or where to shop? The Toronto Vegetarian Association will help you make the transition in three easy steps. For more information and to register pl...

Icon of the event Your Personal Refueling Station!
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Refuel your energy tank by lowering conflict-induced stress. We are all social, emotional beings so the biggest source of stress comes from relationship problems. Award-winning expert in mediating conflicts Karin Vagiste wil...

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 Jan 21
Sat Mar 25
Icon of the event Growing Up Safely
Wed Jan 25, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn about injury risks to young children (birth to six years) and ways to promote safety in the home. This presentation will be delivered by a Registered Nurse from Toronto Public Health....