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Icon of the event Senior Fitness Fun!
Tue Dec 13, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join in on fitness fun! Learn simple exercises and techniques for staying or getting fit. Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation present a fun and informative session on senior fitness and how to join various low-cost program...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Dec 03, 2016 | 9:05 am - 5:05 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This course teaches teens how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Partici...

Icon of the event How Good Are You At Stress Management?
Wed Nov 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

The findings of two recent scientific studies about stress may surprise you....

Icon of the event Exercise and Mental Health
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

With one in five Canadians experiencing a mental health episode in their lives, exercise has been shown to be one of the most effective ways to improve one's mental wellbeing. Lorne Opler, instructor of Fitness and Health Pro...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop: 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to stay home alone safely. Develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs....

Icon of the event Cyber Safety
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Be cyber savvy! In this workshop, presented by Toronto Police Services, learn how to identify and avoid cyber frauds and scams. Registration begins September 19th. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited. 416-396...

Icon of the event Plant-powered! The health benefits of a plant-based diet
Tue Nov 08, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Palmerston

Pamela Fergusson, a Registered Dietitian with a Ph.D. in nutrition will discuss why plant-based diets are on the rise and the benefits of this trend. She will share the latest research underpinning the value of increasing th...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop:  5 Easy Steps to Independence
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds stay at home alone safely. Develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs. A parent and ch...

Icon of the event Bacterial Nanomachines: The Key to Infection and Resistance
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Bacteria have sophisticated nanomachines to help them stick to various surfaces (including us!) and to exchange genetic material and molecules essential to their survival and spread. Professor Gerald Audette explains how thes...

Icon of the event Falls Prevention Workshop
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Stop a fall before it happens. 1 in 3 older adults will fall every year. Join us to learn how you can prevent falls from happening to you or a significant other. Presented by Toronto Public Health.