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Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Learn to recognize the signs of diabetes and what changes you can make to control the symptoms. Presented by the Toronto Public Health Department. Registration begins Mar 10th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Sp...

Icon of the event Physical Activity for Adults/ Older Adults to prevent falls
Tue May 19, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Feel more confident in your surroundings and learn how to prevent falls through a healthy lifestyle and simple physical exercises. Registration begins Apr 7th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Toronto Public Health: Healthy Eating Series
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Pape/Danforth

> February 9: Healthy Eating with Canada's Food Guide...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 09
Icon of the event Sushi Making Class
Tue Mar 10, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us for a fun, hands-on sushi-making class! Learn about the history of sushi before you draw out your Inner Sushi Chef by creating Makimonos. Take photos to send to your friends and family to prove your culinary genius! V...

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 Stress management through restorative meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two meditation methods will be taught and practiced: one using the breath and another accompanied by beautiful m...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 19
Thu Mar 26
Thu Apr 02
Thu Apr 23
Thu Jun 04
Icon of the event At Home Alone
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Pape/Danforth

A 2 hour workshop to help families prepare their 10 -14 year old to be home alone safely.Presented by Toronto Public Health. Choose between one of two dates: Sat May 2 or Sat June 6....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 02
Sat Jun 06
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Tue May 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

When Francesca Cavaliere's son committed suicide, she wrote a book and became a speaker to bring awareness to and increase acceptance of mental health issues, to help comfort families who have suffered this tragic loss, and t...

Icon of the event Air quality health index, UV index, and sun safety
Tue Apr 21, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

This information session will help you to prevent and lower your risk of skin cancer by learning about sun safety, the air quality health index, and the UV index. You will learn how to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle...

Icon of the event Posture Improvement with the Mitzvah Technique
Wed Mar 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Based on the body's innate ability to spring upward, this technique is a physical approach to improving posture and relieving stress and tension. It is a gentle and dynamic discipline learned through a series of practical exe...