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Icon of the event Kids Have Stress, Too!
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

This is a 2 session workshop presented by Toronto Public Health. We will look at stressors in children, how to recognize and how as parents you can help....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 09
Tue Aug 16
Icon of the event Healthy Cognitive Aging: What The Research Tells Us
Tue Sep 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Join Assistant Professor Alexandra Fiocco of Ryerson University for a talk about predictors and prevention of cognitive decline. Learn about current research studies and how aging is a next chapter in life filled with as many...

Icon of the event Reading Food Labels Workshop
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Learn how to use nutrition information on food labels to make healthier food choices....

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 easy steps to independence
Sat Sep 17, 2016 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Beaches

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...

Icon of the event Low Back Exercises: The McGill Method for Safe, Effective Back Rehab
Sat Nov 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Up to 80 percent of working Canadians will experience an episode of low back pain their lifetime and some back injuries may be caused by doing the wrong exercises in the gym. So how can you be sure which exercises are safe an...

Icon of the event Healthy Eating on a Budget
Wed Sep 28, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Morningside

What are some simple steps that you can take to eat healthier? Learn how to use Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating to help you plan balanced meals on a budget and resources in the community that support healthy eating....

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Wed Sep 28, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Toronto Public Health presents a fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Parent must accompany their child(ren). Limited space, please register by calling 416-395-5980 or ema...

Icon of the event Living & Learning With Baby-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Come and meet other parents and talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe and community resources. Ages 6 weeks-6 months. Please contact the...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 03
Wed Aug 10
Icon of the event Dental Health
Wed Nov 23, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Good oral health contributes positively to your physical, mental and social well-being and to the enjoyment of life's possibilities. Some topics that will be presented are:...

Icon of the event An Open Approach to Huntington's Disease
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Dr Rachel Harding (Structural Genomics Consortium, University of Toronto) discusses her open lab notebook research on Huntington's disease. Her aim is to engage the HD research community to more effectively answer some of the...