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Icon of the event A Doctor's Guide to Alternative Medicine:  What Works, What Doesn't and Why
Wed Mar 02, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr. Mel Borins discusses his new book, for patients and physicians alike, on which alternative treatments work, which don't and, according to the latest scientific research, why they do and don?t. This presentation will be o...

Icon of the event Homeopathy for Seasonal Allergies (evening presentation)
Thu Jun 02, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

Learn how homeopathy can help treat your season allergies symptoms with Toronto Homeopathic Practitioner Laura Coramai.

Icon of the event Mental Wellness: Stress and Coping
Mon Mar 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

High levels of stress can lead to serious conditions like heart disease, diabetes and mental illness. Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining signs and symptoms of stress, the impact of s...

Icon of the event Finding Skin Care Products that Work
Wed May 04, 2016 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Chemist Louise Hidinger, PhD will discuss:...

Icon of the event Kitchen Library: Meal Planning Workshop
Mon May 30, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Palmerston

Palmerston Branch will be hosting a Meal Planning Workshop presented by the Kitchen Library. Participants will learn how to plan meals in advance to reduce the work associated with cooking at home. Content covered includes ti...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Palmerston

Get your babysitting certification during March Break - Friday, March 18, 10am-6pm! This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers information and exercises on diapering, feeding,...

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too! An Interactive Workshop for Caregivers
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Palmerston

Facilitated by a Toronto Public Health Nurse, ths is a two-session workshop (Thursdays, March 3 and March 10, 6-8pm) that helps parents and caregivers better understand stress in children....


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Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention
Tue Mar 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

The number of people with diabetes is growing. More than two million Canadians have the disease, yet a third of them do not even know anything about it. Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation abou...

Icon of the event Sushi Making for Teens
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Palmerston

Back by popular demand! Join us for a fun and nutritious hands-on sushi-making class with master chef Sang Kim from "Sushi Making for the Soul"! Discover your inner sushi chef! Space is limited. Registration required - please...

Icon of the event Early-onset Dementia:  The Experience of Family Caregivers
Thu May 05, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
North York Central Library

Baycrest social worker, Dr. Adriana Shnall, discusses the effects of developing a dementia under the age of 65 and its impact on the person and his/her family. This session will focus on different causes of dementia that affe...