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Icon of the event Genome Editing: Harnessing the Power of CRISPR
Mon Oct 30, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn more about CRISPR Genome Editing and how scientists use this revolutionary tool to "cut and paste" genes. Graduate students from the University of Toronto will explain how this type of gene editing works, its applicatio...

Icon of the event Red Cross  Baby Sitting Course
Sat Oct 14, 2017 | All Day
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn how to safely babysit infants and young children. This course covers: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities and games, how to handle emergencies, household safety, basic first aid, and more. Participants recei...

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 Sep 28
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 26
Thu Nov 09
Thu Nov 23
Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 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 Laughter Therapy
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Laughter is an excellent way to reduce stress, increase performance and improve the flow of oxygen to the heart and brain. Join our Laughter Therapy exercise classes and discover how it can be the best medication. Drop in, no...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 05
Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby for Dads
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

This is a free parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Meet other new parents and discuss parenthood. Topics covered: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, g...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 18
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Sat Dec 09
Sat Dec 16
Icon of the event Finding Your Fit! Make Fitness a Lifelong Habit
Wed Sep 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Author, fitness trainer, Globe and Mail fitness columnist, Kathleen Trotter talks about her latest book, Finding Your Fit: A Compassionate Trainer's Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit. Register in person or by phone, 41...

Icon of the event Dementia - Supportive Communication
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

This workshop discusses changes in communication that occur in people with dementia and strategies to communicate more effectively with the individual. Presented by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Register in person or by...

Icon of the event Youth Hub: Smoothie Making Workshop
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Cool down from the heat with your very own refreshing fruit smoothie packed with healthy nutrients!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 27
Icon of the event Get Active to Prevent Diabetes
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

This free 6 week program is for adults aged 25-64 who do not have diabetes and are ready to take steps to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Each two hour session has a health education component led by a public health nurse a...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03