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Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat May 23, 2015 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Palmerston

This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers information and exercises on diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive your Red...

Icon of the event Karma Co-op: Benefits of Organic Local Products and Food Co-operatives
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Palmerston

Join us for a talk and discussion of organic food and nutrition presented by Karma Co-op food store on Palmerston avenue in the Annex. Also learn about this member-owned, democratically run co-operative, specializing in organ...

Icon of the event Seniors Wellness Tea
Wed Jun 17, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Weston

Listen to speakers from the Library, Canadian Hearing Society, Lifeline, Premier Home Care, Toronto Hydro and TopCat. Play Bingo! Win prizes! No registration required.

Icon of the event Healthy Cognitive Aging
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Ryerson Professor Alexandra Fiocco will discuss the predictors and prevention of cognitive decline, (decline in memory and thinking abilities). PhD student Katie Peck will discuss the effect of music on brain health.

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too!
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Weston

For parents who have children 4-9 years old. A two session program that helps parents to better understand stress in children. To register call 416-394-1016


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 16
Sat May 23
Icon of the event Your Brain: what goes on as we age?
Wed Jun 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

As we get older, we often find that we're not as mentally sharp as we used to be in our youth. What changes occur in the brain as we age, and is this normal? Severe impairment may also happen with age in the form of cogniti...

Icon of the event Introduction to Nordic Pole Walking: The Smarter Way! to Walk
Tue Jun 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

Nordic Pole Walking improves your health, physical activity and rehabilitation, and is suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels. Join us and discover the many health benefits. Presented by InsideOut Physiotherapy & ...

Icon of the event Dementia 101: A workshop for caregivers
Thu Jun 04, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beaches

Please join us for a workshop for those who are caring for someone diagnosed with dementia. This session is facilitated by a representative of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, and includes an overview of Alzheimer's disease,...

Icon of the event Staying Balanced: How Seniors Can Improve Their Balance and Coordination
Wed Jun 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Learn tips and techniques from Eric Daw, Older Adult Specialist and personal trainer, on how to improve balance and coordination.

Icon of the event Allergies Demystified
Wed May 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Explore the biology behind allergies with SciChat, a student-run adult outreach initiative at the Department of Immunology, University of Toronto. Learn about the growing prevalence of allergies in Canada and how exposure to...