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Icon of the event    CANCELLED:  Neil Pasricha
Tue May 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This event is cancelled. We hope to reschedule for later this spring....

Icon of the event Skin CAre Workshop for Teens
Wed Jun 01, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Having a breakout? Wondering why some people have flawless skin? We will discuss health concerns related to skin care, and get to know products that can help or harm your skin, and make homemade skin care products.

Icon of the event Healthy Eating Workshops
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

This series consists of 4 sessions: two at the Albert Campbell Library, and two at the Birchmount Bluffs Neighborhood Centre....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 04
Wed May 11
Icon of the event When Someone You Know has Dementia
Tue May 31, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

How can you avoid dementia? Why does early diagnosis matter? What reduces symptoms? How can hospitals be made safer? How can life be more comfortable and comforting for people affected? Professor June Andrews, internation...

Icon of the event Hearing Health Care - Information and Support Group
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Learn to understand what it means to have a hearing loss. The Canadian Hearing Society will help you identify resources, give you practical advice and tips on how to cope with the everyday challenges....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course for Teens (11-16 years old)
Sat May 28, 2016 | 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Want to gain valuable skills to help you land that babysitting job and receive Red Cross certification? This one-day course will teach you how to babysit infants and young children and covers everything from first aid to diap...

Icon of the event Interactive Brain Health
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

A representative from the Alzheimer Society will provide a workshop on brain health. Learn about your brain and how to keep it healthy!...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia
Mon May 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

In this educational workshop, we will explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with underlying causes of dementia, the risk factors for developing dementia, and...

Icon of the event Music Therapy and Aging
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Baycrest music therapist, Kiki Chang discusses the benefits of music therapy in the ageing process, with a focus on the role of the music therapist in long-term care. Information about how music therapy can assist both patie...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 easy steps to independence
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children will develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet each family's uniqu...