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Icon of the event Seniors 101
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Guest speakers will present on various topics of interest and will be able to provide information and referral to seniors about programs and services in the community. Information booth from 1-2pm. This drop-in program is cos...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 09
Thu May 14
Thu Jun 11
Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Learn to recognize the signs of diabetes and what changes you can make to control the symptoms. Presented by the Toronto Public Health Department. Registration begins Mar 10th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Sp...

Icon of the event What's in an outbreak? An Overview of Ebola and Infectious Disease
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Graduate students from the University of Toronto's Department of Immunology want to clear up some of the misconceptions about Ebola. They will talk about how viruses infect us and, focussing on the Ebola virus, about the biol...

Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 29
Wed May 27
Wed Jun 24
Wed Jul 22
Icon of the event Toronto Public Health's Living and Learning with Baby
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

This is a free program offered by Toronto Public Health Nurses for parents with their infants 6 weeks to 6 months old....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 07
Thu May 14
Thu May 21
Thu May 28
Thu Jun 04
Icon of the event Food, Snacks, and Nutrition for Teens
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Join Toronto Public Health Nurse, Megan Georgieff, as she demonstrates simple and easy ways to prepare snacks and meals that are both fun and nutritional for teens. These hands-on workshops will show you how to snack right, w...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 08
Fri May 22
Fri May 29
Icon of the event Physical Activity for Adults/ Older Adults to prevent falls
Tue May 19, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Feel more confident in your surroundings and learn how to prevent falls through a healthy lifestyle and simple physical exercises. Registration begins Apr 7th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Awareness Through Movement
Fri Jun 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Don Mills

What makes a person old? Some people think it's wrinkles, others think it's stodgy attitudes. But really, the culprit is our habits. In this session you will do several movement sequences designed to de-age your joints, musc...

Icon of the event Identity Theft
Tue Jun 09, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Protect yourself against identity theft and fraud. Learn about strategies to stay financially safe, credit reports, scores, ratings, credit card scams and implications. Registration begins May 4th. Register in person or by ph...

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.