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Icon of the event Vaccines Revealed: How Are They Made and How Do They Work?
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Vaccination is an integral part of modern healthcare but many people are still suspicious about the effectiveness of vaccines and worried about the side effects that they may incur....

Icon of the event Conscious Aging: An Experiential Workshop
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Runnymede

Do you find yourself struggling with some of the challenges of aging?...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 10
Thu Sep 17
Thu Sep 24
Thu Oct 01
Thu Oct 08
Icon of the event Ingredients: Finding Skin Care Products That Work
Mon Nov 02, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Runnymede

This program will cover the basics of how to interpret the ingredient list of a skincare product, some basic scientific concepts behind skincare, and how to select products to care for specific skin concerns. Open to youth (1...

Icon of the event Simplify Moving to A Simpler Lifestyle
Tue Sep 22, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Runnymede

Have you recently downsized or are you thinking about moving to a simpler lifestyle, and are overwhelmed by all the decisions that need to be made? Come learn about the traps to avoid and the questions you need to ask BEFORE,...

Icon of the event Juicing Workshop from the Kitchen Library
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

Make your own fruit and vegetable juices. Learn how to juice for optimal health, how to use the juicer, proper juice storage and the best fruits and vegetables for juicing. Juicer, fruit and veggies, and recipes supplied by...

Icon of the event Colon Cancer Prevention: Getting Healthier...One Step At A Time
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining colorectal health, cancer risk factors and ways to reduce your risk, and cancer screening tests available within the community.

Icon of the event Dr. Paul Garfinkel - A Life in Psychiatry: Looking Out, Looking In
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

Dr. Paul Garfinkel, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, and staff psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), will talk about his book A Life in Psychiatry: Lookin...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Beaches

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 Dehydrate your own healthy treats:  the Kitchen Library
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

Learn how to use a dehydrator to make portable,easy to store snacks. Find out what foods can be dehydrated easily, how to use the dehydrator and get recipes to try at home. Participants will use the dehydrator and leave with ...