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Icon of the event Teen Food Skills Program - *CANCELLED*
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Program has been cancelled. For more information please call the branch....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 10
Mon Oct 17
Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now
Thu Oct 06, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Diabetes is a serious disease - but it can be prevented. Why is diabetes so common? How can I lower my risk of developing type 2 diabetes? Please call 416-394-5170 to register. Following this workshop, you are invited to j...

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Highland Creek

This is a FREE parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents, grandparents and caregivers with infants ages 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics include: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and developm...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 14
Fri Oct 21
Fri Oct 28
Fri Nov 04
Icon of the event At Home Alone
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Highland Creek

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely. Develop a personal safely and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs. Presented in partnership with Toronto Public Health. For pa...

Icon of the event Get Active to Prevent Diabetes
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

A free 6-week fitness and health education program for people who do not have diabetes. Learn about what you can do to lower your chance of developing diabetes while having fun doing activities such as yoga, salsa dancing an...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 13
Thu Nov 03
Thu Nov 24
Thu Dec 01
Thu Dec 08
Icon of the event Plant-powered! The health benefits of a plant-based diet
Tue Nov 08, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Palmerston

Pamela Fergusson, a Registered Dietitian with a Ph.D. in nutrition will discuss why plant-based diets are on the rise and the benefits of this trend. She will share the latest research underpinning the value of increasing th...

Icon of the event Finding Skin Care Products That Work: With Louise Hidinger
Thu Oct 06, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Palmerston

Cosmetic Chemist and science writer Louise Hidinger, Ph.D., discusses ingredients and formulations to tackle specific skin issues and how to identify products that contain effective amount of active ingredients. No registrati...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop: 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to stay home alone safely. Develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs....

Icon of the event Exercise and Mental Health
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

With one in five Canadians experiencing a mental health episode in their lives, exercise has been shown to be one of the most effective ways to improve one's mental wellbeing. Lorne Opler, instructor of Fitness and Health Pro...

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too!
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Highland Creek

Adults are not the only ones feeling stress. Kids do too. Children ages 4-9 years old have everyday stresses. Help children deal with the pressures in their lives so that they are happier at their home and school. Lean about ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18